Body Mass Index (BMI) and waist measurement can give you an idea about your health risks. These tools are only suitable for people over 18.

  • Please enter a valid height
  • Please enter a valid weight
  • Please enter a valid waist
  • Please select a gender
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Measure your waist to get more information about your health risk.

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Your results

Your BMI

35 and above Severely Obese
30 - 34.9 Obese
25 - 29.9 Overweight
18.5 - 24.9 Healthy Weight
18.5 and under Underweight

Your BMI is --

About your BMI

A healthy weight for your height is between -- and --.

Please note: For some groups of people, the healthy BMI range might be higher (as for older people and people of Pacific Islander background) or lower (as for people of Asian or Aboriginal background). Click here to learn more about BMI. Regardless of your weight or shape, eating well and being more active will improve your health.

Your waist

102 cm and above High Risk
94 - 102 cm At Risk
94 cm and under Low Risk

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Measuring your waist

Illustration of where to place measuring tape for measuring you waist for males
Illustration of where to place measuring tape for measuring you waist for females
  1. Find the top of your hip bone and the bottom of your ribs.
  2. Breathe out normally.
  3. Place the tape measure at the narrowest part between these points and wrap it around your waist.

Read more about the link between weight and health.

Learn more about BMI