Body Mass Index (BMI) for 5'8" 208 lbs

What is BMI for male and female with height 5ft 8in and weight 208 lbs?

Answer: BMI for Height 5'8" and Weight 208 lbs is
31.62

(Obese/Class I)

16
17
18.5
25
30
35
40
31.62
BMI Scale

Suggested* Healthy Weight Range for Height 5ft 8in is

121.7 lbs164.4 lbs

Weight 208 lbs is 43.56 lbs more than Healthy Zone Range for Height 5 Feet 8 Inches, so you need to lose at least 43.56 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 208 Pounds and Height 5 Feet 8 Inches you have to divide Weight by squared Height in Inches (5'8" = 68 inches) and then multiply by 703

Here is the complete solution:

( 208lbs ÷ (68in)2 ) × 703

=

(208 ÷ 4624) × 703

=

0.04 × 703

=

31.62

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 5'8" Height for Man and Woman

Height and WeightBMICategory
Overweight/Pre-obese
Overweight/Pre-obese
Overweight/Pre-obese
Overweight/Pre-obese
Overweight/Pre-obese
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
30.4Obese/Class I
30.6Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
5'8" 214 lbsObese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I

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 8in and weight 208 lbs? (The answer is: 31.62). Enter height (e.g. 5ft 8in) and weight (e.g. 208 lbs) and hit the 'Calculate' button.

FAQ

What is BMI for male and female with height 5ft 8in and weight 208 lbs?

BMI for Height 5'8" and Weight 208 lbs is 31.62 (Obese/Class I)

Is 208 pounds underweight for 5'8?

No, 208 lbs 5'8 is considered Obese/Class I

Is 208 lbs overweight for 5'8"?

Yes, 208 lbs 5'8" is considered Obese/Class I