# Body Mass Index (BMI) for 159 cm and 55 kg

## What is BMI for male and female with height 159cm and weight 55kg?

Answer: BMI for Height 159 cm and Weight 55 kg is
21.76

(Normal/Healthy Weight)

Suggested* Healthy Weight Range for Height 159 cm is

Weight 55 is in Healthy Zone. You may lose -8.23 kg or gain 8.2 kg.

## How to Calculate BMI

BMI Formula: BMI = weightkg ÷ (heightm)2

According to Body Mass Index (BMI) Formula if you want to calculate BMI for Weight 55 kg and Height 159 cm you have to divide Weight by squared Height in meters (159 cm = 1.59 m)

Here is the complete solution:

55kg ÷ (1.59m)2

=

55 ÷ 2.5281

=

21.76

## 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

## BMI Table for 159 cm Height for Man and Woman

Height and WeightBMICategory
Underweight/Severe thinness
Underweight/Moderate thinness
Underweight/Moderate thinness
Underweight/Mild thinness
Underweight/Mild thinness
Underweight/Mild thinness
Underweight/Mild thinness
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Normal/Healthy Weight
Overweight/Pre-obese
Overweight/Pre-obese
Overweight/Pre-obese
Overweight/Pre-obese
Overweight/Pre-obese
Overweight/Pre-obese

## BMI Calculator (Metric)

This calculator will help you to calculate Body Mass Index (BMI) for a given weight (kg) and height (cm). For example, it can help you find out what is BMI for male and female with height 159cm and weight 55kg? (The answer is: 21.76). Enter height (e.g. 159 cm) and weight (e.g. 55 kg) and hit the 'Calculate' button.

## FAQ

### What is BMI for male and female with height 159cm and weight 55kg?

BMI for Height 159 cm and Weight 55 kg is 21.76 (Normal/Healthy Weight)

### Is 55 kg underweight for 159 cm?

No, 55 kg 159 cm is considered Normal/Healthy Weight

### Is 55 kg overweight for 159 cm?

No, 55 kg 159 cm is considered Normal/Healthy Weight