# Ideal Weight Calculator

This calculator helps you estimate your ideal body weight using several popular formulas. Calculation is based on few metrics age, gender and height.

### Results

Formula | Ideal Weight |
---|---|

Miller (1983) | 155 lbs |

Robinson (1983) | 156.5 lbs |

Devine (1974) | 160.9 lbs |

Hamwi (1964) | 165.3 lbs |

### How to calculate Ideal Body Weight?

Although there could be many ways to estimate somebodies ideal weight, following formulas named after the Scientiest involved in their research are commonly referred to.

Among them formula of *Devine* is the most widely used.

**For men:**

Miller | 56.2 kg + 1.41 kg per every inch over 5 feet |

Robinson | 52 kg + 1.9 kg per every inch over 5 feet |

Devine | 50.0 kg + 2.3 kg per every inch over 5 feet |

Hamwi | 48.0 kg + 2.7 kg per every inch over 5 feet |

**For women:**

Miller | 53.1 kg + 1.36 kg per every inch over 5 feet |

Robinson | 49 kg + 1.7 kg per every inch over 5 feet |

Devine | 45.5 kg + 2.3 kg per every inch over 5 feet |

Hamwi | 45.5 kg + 2.2 kg per every inch over 5 feet |