Body Mass Index – BMI

Body Mass Index – BMI Categories & Weight Assessment

You can calculate your body mass index (BMI) by using the following formula:

BMI equals a person’s weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared.¬†Or: BMI = kg/m2.

Or use the automatic Body Mass Index Calculator

Once you know your BMI, read the following BMI assessment.

Table 1. BMI Weight Assessment

BMI Rating Weight Assessment
Under 20 (Men)
Under 19 (Women)
Underweight
20-24.99 Normal Weight
25-29.99 Overweight
30-39.99 Obese (Seriously overweight)
40 and above Very Serious Obesity