# Height Chart of Men and Women in Different Countries

Growth and height have long been recognized as a measure of the health and wellness of individuals. This chart shows the average height of males and females in various world countries.

The study of human growth is known as auxology. Growth and height have long been recognized as a measure of the health and wellness of individuals, hence part of the reasoning for the use of growth charts.

Adult height between ethnic groups often differs significantly and the average height for each sex within a countries population is significantly different, with adult males being (on average) taller than adult females.

The only gene so far attributed with normal height variation is HMGA2. Genetically speaking, the heights of mother and son and of father and daughter correlate, suggesting that a short mother will more likely bear a shorter son, and tall fathers will have tall daughters.

Interestingly in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Europeans in North America were far taller than those in Europe and were the tallest in the world. The original indigenous population of the Plains Native Americans was also among the tallest populations of the world at the time. Several nations, including many nations in Europe, have now surpassed the US, particularly the Netherlands, and Scandinavian nations.

In certain countries like the Philippines, younger generations are significantly shorter than those born in the 1970s and 1980s despite the economic growth and better standard of living. In Malaysia and Thailand, younger generations have experienced increased height.

Today the tallest race of humans is the Nilotic peoples of Sudan such as the Dinka they have been described as the tallest in the world, with the males in some communities having average heights of 1.9 m (6 ft 3 in) and females at 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in).

The tallest person in recorded history was Robert Pershing Wadlow born in Alton, Illinois USA. And the current worlds shortest man is He Pingping from Mongolia.

NOTE: You may also be interested in our:

- Male and Female Height to Weight Ratio Chart for Adults
- Boys and Girls Height to Weight Chart - Babies to Teenagers

Chart showing the average height of males and females in various world countries. | |||
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Country/Region | Average male height | Average female height | Sampled Age Range |

Albania | 174.0 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | 161.8 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 20-29 |

Argentina | - | 159.6 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 19-49 |

Argentina | 174.46 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | 161.01 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 18 |

Armenia | - | 158.1 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 25-49 |

Australia | 175.6 cm (5 ft 9 in) | 161.8 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 18 |

Australia | 177.8 cm (5 ft 10 in) | 163.8 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | 18-24 |

Austria | 179 cm (5 ft 10 1/2 in) | 166 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 20-49 |

Austria | 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) | 167 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 20-24 |

Austria | 178.80 cm (5 ft 10 1/2 in) | - | 30-34 |

Austria | 179.2 cm (5 ft 10 1/2 in) | 167.6 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 21 |

Azerbaijan | 171.8 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 165.4 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 16 |

Bahrain | 165.1 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 154.2 cm (5 ft 1/2 in) | 19+ |

Bahrain | 171.0 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 156.6 cm (5 ft 1 1/2 in) | 18 |

Bangladesh | - | 150.6 cm (4 ft 11 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Belgium | 178.70 cm (5 ft 10 1/2 in) | - | 30-34 |

Belgium | 178.6 cm (5 ft 10 1/2 in) | 168.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 21 |

Benin | - | 159.3 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Bolivia | - | 151.8 cm (5 ft 0 in) | 25-49 |

Bolivia | 160.0 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 142.2 cm (4 ft 8 in) | 20-29 |

Bosnia and Herzegovina | 183.9 cm (6 ft 1/2 in) | 171.8 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 19-32 |

Brazil | 170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 158.8 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 18+ |

Brazil | 173.0 cm (5 ft 8 in) | 161.1 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 20-24 |

Brazil-Urban | 173.5 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | 161.6 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 20-24 |

Brazil-Rural | 170.9 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 158.9 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 20-24 |

Bulgaria | 175.2 cm (5 ft 9 in) | 163.2 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | - |

Bulgaria-Sofia | 178.1 cm (5 ft 10 in) | 164.8 cm (5 ft 5 in) | - |

Burkina Faso | - | 161.6 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Cambodia | - | 152.4 cm (5 ft 0 in) | 25-49 |

Cameroon-Urban | 170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 161.3 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 15+ |

Cameroon-Urban | 172.1 cm (5 ft 8 in) | 162.0 cm (5 ft 4 in) | 35-44 |

Canada | 175.1 cm (5 ft 9 in) | 162.3 cm (5 ft 4 in) | 18-79 |

Canada | 176.0 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 163.3 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | 25-44 |

Central African Republic | - | 158.9 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Chad | - | 162.6 cm (5 ft 4 in) | 25-49 |

Chile | 169.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 156.1 cm (5 ft 1 1/2 in) | 15 |

Chile | 171.2 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 157.2 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 25-44 |

Chile | 171 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 159.1 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 15-24 |

China, People's Republic of | 167.1 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 155.8 cm (5 ft 1 1/2 in) | 18 |

China, Mainland | 172.1 cm (5 ft 8 in) | 160.1 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 19 |

China, People's Republic of-Urban | 170.2 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 158.6 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 17 |

China, People's Republic of-Rural | 166.3 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 157.0 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 17 |

China, People's Republic of-Beijing | 174.7 cm (5 ft 9 in) | 161.3 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 21 |

China, People's Republic of-Sichuan | 169.2 cm (5 ft 6 1/2 in) | 158.2 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 20-24 |

Colombia | 170.6 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 158.7 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 18-22 |

Colombia | - | 155.0 cm (5 ft 1 in) | 25-49 |

Comoros | - | 154.8 cm (5 ft 1 in) | 25-49 |

Congo, Democratic Republic of the | - | 157.7 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 25-49 |

Congo, Republic of the | - | 159.0 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Croatia | 180.4 cm (5 ft 11 in) | 166.49 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 18 |

Cuba-Urban | 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 156 cm (5 ft 1 1/2 in) | 15 |

Czech Republic | 180.31 cm (5 ft 11 in) | 167.22 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 17 |

Denmark | 180.4 cm (5 ft 11 in) | - | 18-20 |

Denmark | 181.4 cm (5 ft 11 1/2 in) | - | 30 |

Denmark | 182.6 cm (6 ft 0 in) | 168.7 cm (5 ft 6 1/2 in) | 23 |

Dinaric Alps | 185.6 cm (6 ft 1 in) | 171.1 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 17 |

Dominican Republic | - | 156.4 cm (5 ft 1 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

El Salvador | - | 160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 25-49 |

Egypt | 170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 158.9 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 20-24 |

Egypt | - | 159.5 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 25-49 |

Estonia | 179.1 cm (5 ft 10 1/2 in) | - | 17 |

Ethiopia | - | 157.6 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 25-49 |

Europe | 177.6 cm (5 ft 10 in) | - | 17-29 |

Finland | 178.9 cm (5 ft 10 1/2 in) | 165.3 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 25-34 |

Finland | 180.7 cm (5 ft 11 in) | 167.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 25 |

Finland | 177.9 cm (5 ft 10 in) | - | 30-34 |

France | 175.6 cm (5 ft 9 in) | 162.5 cm (5 ft 4 in) | 18-70 |

France | 174.1 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | 161.9 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 20 |

France | 177.0 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 164.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 20-29 |

France | 176.2 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | - | 30-34 |

Gabon | - | 158.4 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Gambia-Rural | 168.0 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 157.8 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 21-49 |

Germany | 175.4 cm (5 ft 9 in) | 162.8 cm (5 ft 4 in) | 18-79 |

Germany | 178.9 cm (5 ft 10 1/2 in) | 166.1 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 18-37 |

Germany-Urban | 180.6 cm (5 ft 11 in) | 168.5 cm (5 ft 6 1/2 in) | 18-37 |

Germany | 180.17 cm (5 ft 11 in) | - | 30-34 |

Germany | 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) | 165 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 18+ |

Germany | 181 cm (5 ft 11 1/2 in) | 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 18-25 |

Ghana | - | 159.3 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Ghana | 169.5 cm (5 ft 6 1/2 in) | 158.5 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 25-29 |

Greece | 177 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 165 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 18-49 |

Greece | 177 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 166 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 20-24 |

Greece | 178.06 cm (5 ft 10 in) | - | 18-26 |

Greece | 177.29 cm (5 ft 10 in) | - | 30-34 |

Greece | 178.3 cm (5 ft 10 in) | 166.6 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 21 |

Guatemala | - | 147.3 cm (4 ft 10 in) | 25-49 |

Guinea | - | 158.8 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Haiti | - | 158.6 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Honduras | - | 152.0 cm (5 ft 0 in) | 25-49 |

Hong Kong | 171.7 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 158.7 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 18 |

Hong Kong | 173.4 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | 160.1 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 19-20 |

Hungary | 176 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 164 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | Adults |

Hungary | 177.3 cm (5 ft 10 in) | - | 18 |

India | 164.7 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 151.9 cm (5 ft 0 in) | 20-49 |

India-Rural | 161.2 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 152.1 cm (5 ft 0 in) | 17+ |

India | 166.3 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 152.6 cm (5 ft 0 in) | 20 |

Indonesia | 158 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 147 cm (4 ft 10 in) | 50+ |

Iran | 170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 157.2 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 21+ |

Iran | 173.4 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | 159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 21-25 |

Iraq-Baghdad | 165.4 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 155.8 cm (5 ft 1 1/2 in) | 18-44 |

Ireland | 177 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) | 20-49 |

Ireland | 179 cm (5 ft 10 1/2 in) | 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) | 20-24 |

Ireland | 176.60 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | - | 30 |

Ireland | 177.5 cm (5 ft 10 in) | 163.5 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | 21 |

Israel | 177 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 166 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 18-21 |

Italy | 176.5 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 162.5 cm (5 ft 4 in) | 18 |

Italy | 174.48 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | - | 30 |

Italy | 177.2 cm (5 ft 10 in) | 167.8 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 21 |

Ivory Coast | 170.1 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 159.1 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 25-29 |

Ivory Coast | - | 159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 25-49 |

Jamaica | 171.8 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 160.8 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 25-74 |

Japan | 172 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 158 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 20-49 |

Japan | 172.0 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 158.70 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 20-24 |

Japan | 170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 158.0 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 17 |

Jordan | - | 158.2 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Kazakhstan | - | 159.8 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 25-49 |

Kenya | - | 159.4 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 25-49 |

North Korea | 165.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 154.9 cm (5 ft 1 in) | 20-39 |

South Korea | 170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 157.4 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 20+ |

South Korea | 173.5 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | 160.4 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 20-24 |

South Korea | 173.5 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | - | 18-19 |

South Korea-Seoul | 173.9 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | - | 18-19 |

Kyrgyzstan | - | 158.0 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 25-49 |

Lesotho | - | 157.6 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 25-49 |

Liberia | - | 157.3 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 25-49 |

Lithuania | 177.2 cm (5 ft 10 in) | - | 19-25 |

Lithuania-Urban | 178.4 cm (5 ft 10 in) | - | 19-25 |

Lithuania-Rural | 176.2 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | - | 19-25 |

Lithuania | 181.3 cm (5 ft 11 1/2 in) | 167.5 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 18 |

Madagascar | - | 154.3 cm (5 ft 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Malawi-Urban | 166 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 155 cm (5 ft 1 in) | 16-60 |

Malaysia | 166.3 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 154.7 cm (5 ft 1 in) | 20-24 |

Malaysia | 168.5 cm (5 ft 6 1/2 in) | 158.1 cm (5 ft 2 in) | Chinese, 20-24 |

Malaysia | 169.1 cm (5 ft 6 1/2 in) | 155.4 cm (5 ft 1 in) | Indian, 20-24 |

Mali-Southern Mali | 171.3 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 160.4 cm (5 ft 3 in) | Adults |

Malta | 169.9 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 159.9 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 18 |

Malta | 175.2 cm (5 ft 9 in) | 163.8 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | 25-34 |

Mexico | 167 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 154 cm (5 ft 1/2 in) | 20-49 |

Mexico | 169 cm (5 ft 6 1/2 in) | 155 cm (5 ft 1 in) | 20-24 |

Mexico | 172 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | - | Young adults |

Mexico-Bajio | 172 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | - | Adults |

Mexico-Central | - | 162 cm (5 ft 4 in) | 26-39 |

Mexico-Morelos | 167 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 155 cm (5 ft 1 in) | 18-76 |

Moldova | - | 161.2 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Mongolia | 168.4 cm (5 ft 6 1/2 in) | 157.7 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 25-34 |

Montenegro | 183.2 cm (6 ft 0 in) | 168.4 cm (5 ft 6 1/2 in) | Students |

Morocco | - | 158.5 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Mozambique | - | 156 cm (5 ft 1 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Namibia | - | 160.7 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Nepal | - | 150.8 cm (4 ft 11 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Netherlands | 181 cm (5 ft 11 1/2 in) | 169 cm (5 ft 6 1/2 in) | Caucasians, 16-18 |

Netherlands | 182.70 cm (6 ft 0 in) | - | 30-34 |

Netherlands | 180.8 cm (5 ft 11 in) | 167.5 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 20 |

Netherlands | 183.2 cm (6 ft 0 in) | 169.9 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 20-30 |

Netherlands | 183.8 cm (6 ft 1/2 in) | 170.7 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 21 |

New Zealand | 177 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 164 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | 20-49 |

New Zealand | 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) | 164 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | 20-24 |

Nicaragua | - | 153.7 cm (5 ft 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Nigeria | 163.8 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | 157.8 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 18-74 |

Nigeria | 167.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 20-29 |

Norway | 179.63 cm (5 ft 10 1/2 in) | - | 30-34 |

Norway | 180.3 cm (5 ft 11 in) | 167 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 20-85 |

Norway | 182.4 cm (6 ft 0 in) | 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 20-25 |

Norway | 181.6 cm (5 ft 11 1/2 in) | 168.2 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 26-35 |

Peru | 164 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | 151 cm (4 ft 11 1/2 in) | 20 |

Philippines | 161.9 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 150.2 cm (4 ft 11 in) | 20 |

Philippines | 163.4 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | 151.7 cm (4 ft 11 1/2 in) | 20-39 |

Poland | 178.7 cm (5 ft 10 1/2 in) | 165.1 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 18 |

Portugal | 173.9 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | - | 18 |

Portugal | 172.30 cm (5 ft 8 in) | - | 30-34 |

Portugal | 171 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 161 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 20-50 |

Portugal | 173.7 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | 163.7 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | 21 |

Qatar | 170.8 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 161.1 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 18 |

Rwanda | - | 157.7 cm (5 ft 2 in) | 25-49 |

Romania | 172 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 157 cm (5 ft 2 in) | - |

Russia | 177.2 cm (5 ft 10 in) | 164.1 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | 24 |

Samoa | - | 166.6 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 18-28 |

Saudi Arabia | 168.9 cm (5 ft 6 1/2 in) | 156.3 cm (5 ft 1 1/2 in) | 18 |

Senegal | - | 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) | 25-49 |

Serbia | 182.0 cm (5 ft 11 1/2 in) | 166.8 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 18-30 |

Singapore | 171 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 160 cm (5 ft 3 in) | Chinese students |

Slovakia | 179.4 cm (5 ft 10 1/2 in) | 165.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 18 |

Slovenia-Ljubljana | 180.3 cm (5 ft 11 in) | 167.4 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 19 |

South Africa | 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) | 159 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 19 |

Sri Lanka | 163.6 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | 151.4 cm (4 ft 11 1/2 in) | 18+ |

Sri Lanka | 165.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 154.0 cm (5 ft 1/2 in) | 18-29 |

Spain | 173.1 cm (5 ft 8 in) | - | 18-70 |

Spain | - | 159.6 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 18-70 |

Spain | 175.3 cm (5 ft 9 in) | - | 18-34 |

Spain | - | 162.6 cm (5 ft 4 in) | 18-19 |

Spain | 175.30 cm (5 ft 9 in) | - | 30-34 |

Spain | 174 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) | 20-49 |

Spain | 176 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 166 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 20-24 |

Spain | 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) | 166.2 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 21 |

Swaziland | - | 159.1 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Sweden | 181.5 cm (5 ft 11 1/2 in) | 166.8 cm (5 ft 5 1/2 in) | 20-29 |

Sweden | 180.4 cm (5 ft 11 in) | - | 30 |

Sweden | 177.9 cm (5 ft 10 in) | 164.6 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 20-74 |

Switzerland | 178.2 cm (5 ft 10 in) | - | 19 |

Switzerland | 175.4 cm (5 ft 9 in) | 164 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | 20-74 |

Taiwan | 171.4 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 159.9 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 17 |

Tanzania | - | 156.6 cm (5 ft 1 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Thailand | 170.3 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 159 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 15-19 |

Togo | - | 159.0 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Tonga | 176.1 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 165.3 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 40 |

Turkey | 173.6 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | 161.9 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 20-22 |

Turkey-Ankara | 174.1 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | 158.9 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 18-59 |

Turkey-Ankara | 176.1 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 162 cm (5 ft 4 in) | 18-29 |

Turkey | - | 156.4 cm (5 ft 1 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Uganda | - | 159.2 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

United Arab Emirates | 173.4 cm (5 ft 8 1/2 in) | 156.4 cm (5 ft 1 1/2 in) | - |

UK-England | 175.3 cm (5 ft 9 in) | 161.9 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 16+ |

UK-England | 177.8 cm (5 ft 10 in) | 164.5 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 25-34 |

UK-Scotland | 175.0 cm (5 ft 9 in) | 161.3 cm (5 ft 3 1/2 in) | 16+ |

UK-Scotland | 178.2 cm (5 ft 10 in) | 163.5 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | 25-34 |

UK-Wales | 177.0 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 162.0 cm (5 ft 4 in) | 16 |

U.S. | 175.9 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 162.1 cm (5 ft 4 in) | All Americans, 20+ |

U.S. | 176.3 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 163.1 cm (5 ft 4 in) | All Americans, 20-29 |

U.S. | 176.9 cm (5 ft 9 1/2 in) | 163.7 cm (5 ft 4 1/2 in) | African Americans, 20-39 |

U.S. | 171.1 cm (5 ft 7 1/2 in) | 158.2 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | Hispanic/Latino Americans, 20-39 |

U.S. | 178.4 cm (5 ft 10 in) | 164.9 cm (5 ft 5 in) | Non-Hispanic White Americans, 20-39 |

Uruguay | 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) | 158 cm (5 ft 2 in) | Adults |

Uzbekistan | - | 159.9 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 25-49 |

Vietnam | 162.1 cm (5 ft 4 in) | 152.2 cm (5 ft 0 in) | 25-29 |

Vietnam | 165.7 cm (5 ft 5 in) | 155.2 cm (5 ft 1 in) | 20-25 |

Zambia | - | 158.5 cm (5 ft 2 1/2 in) | 25-49 |

Zimbabwe | - | 160.3 cm (5 ft 3 in) | 25-49 |

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