BMI Calculator

What is my BMI if I weigh 171 lbs?

How is BMI Calculated?

The BMI (Body Mass Index) score for 171 lbs and 5 ft 5 is 28.5 score. It indicates that you are overweight, according to our BMI calculator.

Our calculations give you an idea of your weight category. You can also use the ideal weight calculator to know what should be your ideal weight in the United States.

Is 171 lbs overweight or obese? Based on your gender, weight and height, you're body mass index shows a score of 28.5. So you are considered as overweight.

  • Underweight: Below 110 lbs
  • Healthy Weight: 110 to 150 lbs
  • Overweight: 150 to 181 lbs
  • Obese: 181 to 209 lbs
  • Severely Obese: 209 to 240 lbs
  • Morbidly Obese: Above 240 lbs

Finding out how much should be your weigh for your height and age can be a complicated process. A BMI calculator gives you an estimate. However, there are many factors that can affect this number such as an individual's age, muscle mass and fat percentage. The best way to find out what your optimal weight should be would be to consult with a doctor or dietitian.

How BMI Is Calculated?

The Body Mass Index calculation is based on health research and study of population.

BMI formula:

703 x weight [lbs]height [in]2

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