# Growth Percentile Calculator for Children

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Published: 2011/02/07 - Updated: 2021/01/02
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Synopsis: Growth percentile calculator and chart to compare a childs weight and height percentile to the average child. A percentile is defined as the value of a variable below which a certain percent of observations fall. For example out of a sample of 100 children, a percentile value of 45 percent means your child weighs more than 45 children and less than 55 children.

## Introduction

Growth percentile calculator and chart to compare a child's weight and height percentile to the average child.

### What is Percentile?

A percentile is the value of a variable below which a certain percent of observations fall. For example, the 30th percentile is the value (or score) below which 30 percent of the observations may be found. The term percentile is often used in the reporting of scores from norm-referenced tests.

A percentile chart gives parents at home a good idea concerning how their childs's developmental progress compared to other children nationwide of a similar age group. By using a Growth Percentile Calculator you can keep track of your child's height and weight measurements as it can determine the percentiles for all children ages 3 to 20 years. For infants from newborn to 3 years you will need to use our our Percentile Calculator for Infants.

• A percentile of 50% represents the average or mean weight.
• A value below 50 percent means a child weighs less than the average.
• A value greater than 50 percent means a child is above average.

This calculator provides your baby's weight percentile based on age by simply entering your child's measurements into the Percentile Calculator below to obtain percentiles based on children's growth charts. For example out of a sample of 100 children, a percentile value of 45 percent means your child weighs more than 45 children and less than 55 children.

Child's Growth Percentile Calculator
Enter the following data
Gender of the child
Age of the child years and months
Body weight
Body length
Results
Height for age percentile
Weight for age percentile is
Weight for height percentile
Automatic recalculation

Child Growth Percentile Calculator provided by AllNutritionals.com

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