Human Height - Our World in Data - adult average height

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Average height for women worldwide adult average height


Below are average adult human heights by country or geographical region. The original studies and sources should be consulted for details on methodology.

Humans come in a variety of shapes and sizes. See how the average height for men in the United States compares to average heights for men in 15 other.

The average height for men has been tracked over the years and has been increasing. Looking at the broad average across the United States, the National Center for Health Statistics has reported that the average height for an adult male is 69.1 inches (175.4 centimeters), or.

A detailed look at the average heights for women around the world. We also explore how factors such as genetics and nutrition impact height.