Body Mass Index (BMI) for 5'8" 212 lbs

What is BMI for male and female with height 5ft 8in and weight 212 lbs?

Answer: BMI for Height 5'8" and Weight 212 lbs is
32.23

(Obese/Class I)

16
17
18.5
25
30
35
40
32.23
BMI Scale

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

121.7 lbs164.4 lbs

Weight 212 lbs is 47.56 lbs more than Healthy Zone Range for Height 5 Feet 8 Inches, so you need to lose at least 47.56 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 212 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:

( 212lbs ÷ (68in)2 ) × 703

=

(212 ÷ 4624) × 703

=

0.05 × 703

=

32.23

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
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
Obese/Class I
Obese/Class I
34.2Obese/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 212 lbs? (The answer is: 32.23). Enter height (e.g. 5ft 8in) and weight (e.g. 212 lbs) and hit the 'Calculate' button.

FAQ

What is BMI for male and female with height 5ft 8in and weight 212 lbs?

BMI for Height 5'8" and Weight 212 lbs is 32.23 (Obese/Class I)

Is 212 pounds underweight for 5'8?

No, 212 lbs 5'8 is considered Obese/Class I

Is 212 lbs overweight for 5'8"?

Yes, 212 lbs 5'8" is considered Obese/Class I