Body Mass Index (BMI) for 5'5" 97 lbs

What is BMI for male and female with height 5ft 5in and weight 97 lbs?

Answer: BMI for Height 5'5" and Weight 97 lbs is
16.14

(Underweight/Moderate thinness)

16
17
18.5
25
30
35
40
16.14
BMI Scale

Suggested* Healthy Weight Range for Height 5ft 5in is

111.2 lbs150.2 lbs

Weight 97 lbs is 14.18 lbs less than Healthy Zone Range for Height 5 Feet 5 Inches, so you need to gain at least 14.18 lbs

*according to The World Health Organization (WHO)

How to Calculate BMI

BMI Formula: BMI = ( weightlbs ÷ (heightin)2 ) × 703

According to Body Mass Index (BMI) Formula if you want to calculate BMI for Weight 97 Pounds and Height 5 Feet 5 Inches you have to divide Weight by squared Height in Inches (5'5" = 65 inches) and then multiply by 703

Here is the complete solution:

( 97lbs ÷ (65in)2 ) × 703

=

(97 ÷ 4225) × 703

=

0.02 × 703

=

16.14

BMI Table

For adults over the age of 20 years, BMI values are grouped* into the following weight status categories:

BMIWeight Category
< 16Underweight/Severe thinness
16 - 16.9Underweight/Moderate thinness
17 - 18.4Underweight/Mild thinness
18.5 - 24.9Normal/Healthy Weight
25 - 29.9Overweight/Pre-obese
30 - 34.9Obese/Class I
35 - 39.9Obese/Class II
≥ 40Morbid Obesity/Class III

*according to The World Health Organization (WHO)

BMI Table for 5'5" Height for Man and Woman

Height and WeightBMICategory
5'5" 82 lbsUnderweight/Severe thinness
5'5" 83 lbsUnderweight/Severe thinness
5'5" 84 lbsUnderweight/Severe thinness
Underweight/Severe thinness
5'5" 86 lbsUnderweight/Severe thinness
Underweight/Severe thinness
5'5" 88 lbsUnderweight/Severe thinness
Underweight/Severe thinness
Underweight/Severe thinness
Underweight/Severe thinness
Underweight/Severe thinness
Underweight/Severe thinness
Underweight/Severe thinness
Underweight/Severe thinness
Underweight/Severe thinness
Underweight/Moderate thinness
Underweight/Moderate thinness
Underweight/Moderate thinness
Underweight/Moderate thinness
Underweight/Moderate thinness
Underweight/Moderate thinness
Underweight/Mild thinness
Underweight/Mild thinness
Underweight/Mild thinness
Underweight/Mild thinness
Underweight/Mild thinness
Underweight/Mild thinness
Underweight/Mild thinness
Underweight/Mild thinness
Underweight/Mild thinness

BMI Calculator (Imperial)

This calculator will help you to calculate Body Mass Index (BMI) for a given weight (lbs) and height (feet & inches). For example, it can help you find out what is BMI for male and female with height 5ft 5in and weight 97 lbs? (The answer is: 16.14). Enter height (e.g. 5ft 5in) and weight (e.g. 97 lbs) and hit the 'Calculate' button.

FAQ

What is BMI for male and female with height 5ft 5in and weight 97 lbs?

BMI for Height 5'5" and Weight 97 lbs is 16.14 (Underweight/Moderate thinness)

Is 97 pounds underweight for 5'5?

Yes, 97 lbs 5'5 is considered Underweight/Moderate thinness

Is 97 lbs overweight for 5'5"?

No, 97 lbs 5'5" is considered Underweight/Moderate thinness