BMI for Children and Teens (ages 2-19)

Click here to calculate a child's BMI

What is a a BMI percentile for a child?

Weight Category                   Percentile Range

Underweight                           Less than the 5th percentile
Healthy weight                        5th percentile to less than the 85th percentile
Overweight                             85th to less than the 95th percentile
Obese                                    Equal to or greater than the 95th percentile

To learn more about child and teen BMI see the CDC's Child and Teen BMI website.

BMI for Adults (20 and older)

What is a healthy BMI percentile for an adult?

BMI                                     Weight Status
Below 18.5                           Underweight
18.5 - 24.9                           Normal
25.0 - 29.9                           Overweight
30.0 and Above                   Obese

For more information, see the CDC's website on adult BMI.