Richmond Practice - Calculate your BMI (Body Mass Index)

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Calculate your BMI (Body Mass Index)

Are you concerned that your weight might be affecting your health?

Calculate your BMI below:

  • centimeters
  • feet inches
  • kg
  • pounds




What is BMI?

BMI is a numeric measure which estimates a healthy body weight based on a person’s height. See below for an interpretation of your BMI.

<16
Severely underweight
16–17
Underweight
17–18.5
Slightly underweight
18.5–25
Healthy weight
25–30
Overweight
30–35
Obese Class I
35–40
Obese Class II
>40
Obese Class III

Note: This classification only provides a general orientation.

Being overweight or obese increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases, high blood pressure, gallstones and/or diabetes (type 2). To arrange to meet with a Doctor for a health check or appointment to exclude any possible underlying medical causes or to consider a change in life-style and/or diet, please contact the Practice.

 

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