Ideal Weight Chart

"Ideal" body weight is a target weight derived from your height and gender. The following is a chart that you can use to estimate your "ideal" body weight range.

There are a variety of requirements to be eligible for bariatric surgery. One requirement is you would need to be about 100 pounds overweight.

  • Your post-surgery goal weight will be determined by your bariatric health care team.
  • Most patients achieve weight loss in the range of 50-80% of their excess weight after surgery.
  • The weights listed in this table are not goal weights for patients undergoing bariatric surgery.

For example, if a woman is 5’4” and weighs 320 pounds, her “ideal weight” could be between 108-132 pounds. She is approximately 200 pounds above her ideal weight and could lose 100 pounds or more with weight loss surgery.

To learn more about weight loss surgery, attend a Banner Health information session or find a doctor near you and talk to a physician.

Male Female
Height Ideal Body Weight
Height Ideal Body Weight
4' 6"
63 - 77 lbs. 4' 6"
63 - 77 lbs.
4' 7"
68 - 84 lbs. 4' 7"
68 - 83 lbs.
4' 8"
74 - 90 lbs. 4' 8"
72 - 88 lbs.
4' 9"
79 - 97 lbs. 4' 9"
77 - 94 lbs.
4' 10"
85 - 103 lbs. 4' 10"
81 - 99 lbs.
4' 11"
90 - 110 lbs. 4' 11"
86 - 105 lbs.
5' 0"
95 - 117 lbs. 5' 0"
90 - 110 lbs.
5' 1"
101 - 123 lbs. 5' 1"
95 - 116 lbs.
5' 2"
106 - 130 lbs. 5' 2"
99 - 121 lbs.
5' 3"
112 - 136 lbs. 5' 3"
104 - 127 lbs.
5' 4"
117 - 143 lbs. 5' 4"
108 - 132 lbs.
5' 5"
122 - 150 lbs. 5' 5"
113 - 138 lbs.
5' 6"
128 - 156 lbs. 5' 6"
117 - 143 lbs.
5' 7"
133 - 163 lbs. 5' 7"
122 - 149 lbs.
5' 8"
139 - 169 lbs. 5' 8"
126 - 154 lbs.
5' 9"
144 - 176 lbs. 5' 9"
131 - 160 lbs.
5' 10"
149 - 183 lbs. 5' 10"
135 - 165 lbs.
5' 11"
155 - 189 lbs. 5' 11"
140 - 171 lbs.
6' 0"
160 - 196 lbs. 6' 0"
144 - 176 lbs.
6' 1"
166 - 202 lbs. 6' 1"
149 - 182 lbs.
6' 2"
171 - 209 lbs. 6' 2"
153 - 187 lbs.
6' 3"
176 - 216 lbs. 6' 3"
158 - 193 lbs.
6' 4"
182 - 222 lbs. 6' 4"
162 - 198 lbs.
6' 5"
187 - 229 lbs. 6' 5"
167 - 204 lbs.
6' 6"
193 - 235 lbs. 6' 6"
171 - 209 lbs.
6' 7"
198 - 242 lbs. 6' 7"
176 - 215 lbs.
6' 8"
203 - 249 lbs. 6' 8"
180 - 220 lbs.
6' 9"
209 - 255 lbs. 6' 9"
185 - 226 lbs.
6' 10"
214 - 262 lbs. 6' 10"
189 - 231 lbs.
6' 11"
220 - 268 lbs. 6' 11"
194 - 237 lbs.
7' 0"
225 - 275 lbs. 7' 0"
198 - 242 lbs.

 The original ideal body weight chart was developed by MET Life, 1943.

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