Average Height By Country 2021

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Most countries use the metric system to measure height. Still, three countries have yet to break their dedication and loyalty to the imperial system measurements. These three countries are Liberia, Myanmar, and the United States of America. Even though the metric system is the most common measurement system, we will include the average height by country in both metric units and imperial units.

For clarification, the imperial system measures height by way of feet and inches, whereas the metric system uses meters and centimeters. These measurement units are not hard to switch between, but countries tend to stick to one over the other to maintain consistency.

The ten tallest countries, with the first one being the country with the tallest average human height in the world, include...

At the other end of the spectrum are the top ten countries with the shortest average height, which currently include:

Average Height By Country 2021

Country Avg Male Height (cm) Avg Female Height (cm) Avg Male Height (in) Avg Female Height (in)
Netherlands183.78170.366 ft.5 ft. 7 in.
Montenegro183.30169.966 ft.5 ft. 7 in.
Estonia182.79168.665 ft.5 ft. 6 in.
Bosnia And Herzegovina182.47167.475 ft.5 ft. 6 in.
Iceland182.10168.915 ft.5 ft. 7 in.
Denmark181.89169.475 ft.5 ft. 7 in.
Czech Republic181.19167.965 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 6 in.
Latvia181.17168.815 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 6 in.
Slovakia181.02167.125 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 6 in.
Slovenia180.98167.205 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 6 in.
Ukraine180.98166.625 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 6 in.
Croatia180.76166.805 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 6 in.
Serbia180.74168.295 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 6 in.
Lithuania180.72167.635 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 6 in.
Poland180.69165.785 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Finland180.57166.485 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 6 in.
Norway180.48166.455 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 6 in.
Sweden180.46166.675 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 6 in.
Germany180.28166.185 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Dominica180.15166.895 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 6 in.
Bermuda179.72166.115 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Puerto Rico179.48163.065 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Greece179.26165.815 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Belgium179.09163.405 ft. 11 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Ireland179.04164.505 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Lebanon178.96163.675 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Andorra178.84165.535 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Antigua And Barbuda178.84165.725 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Australia178.77164.675 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Canada178.75164.735 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Switzerland178.73164.335 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Grenada178.70165.995 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Belarus178.69166.935 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 6 in.
France178.60164.495 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Austria178.52166.935 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 6 in.
Luxembourg178.46165.075 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Cook Islands178.32167.315 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 6 in.
French Polynesia178.32166.525 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 6 in.
United Kingdom178.21163.945 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Romania177.82164.735 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
New Zealand177.72164.665 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Saint Vincent And The Grenadines177.49165.305 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Niue177.19167.035 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 6 in.
American Samoa177.09167.555 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 6 in.
Barbados177.03165.665 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Jamaica176.97164.325 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Tunisia176.85161.695 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Russia176.65164.525 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Hungary176.59162.555 ft. 10 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Saint Lucia176.43165.525 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 5 in.
North Macedonia176.43160.885 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Libya176.39162.565 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Turkey176.36161.805 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Morocco176.35161.185 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Senegal176.18163.925 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Spain176.11162.035 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Tokelau176.06166.085 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Trinidad And Tobago176.03163.385 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Israel175.98162.225 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Georgia175.98163.245 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Seychelles175.90162.475 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Brazil175.73162.415 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
China175.66163.465 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Iran175.62161.185 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Moldova175.59162.965 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
South Korea175.52163.235 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Kazakhstan175.50161.745 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Tonga175.11166.085 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Palestine175.05161.285 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Algeria175.04162.355 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Mali175.02161.995 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Kuwait174.96160.105 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Jordan174.84159.465 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Hong Kong174.83160.625 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Argentina174.75161.225 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 3 in.
North Korea174.69161.225 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Dominican Republic174.65161.215 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Egypt174.57160.885 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Suriname174.51162.265 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Italy174.42161.815 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Samoa174.42163.825 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Bahamas174.40163.465 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Malta174.38162.955 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Turkmenistan174.37162.835 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Portugal174.37161.235 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Uruguay174.32161.565 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Bulgaria174.17164.585 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 5 in.
United Arab Emirates174.08160.535 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Albania174.07162.235 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Costa Rica174.04160.365 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Azerbaijan174.00161.375 ft. 9 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Fiji173.98164.285 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 5 in.
Greenland173.84161.405 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Paraguay173.81159.765 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Iraq173.79158.755 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Saint Kitts And Nevis173.71162.785 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Armenia173.67159.855 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Cuba173.56160.135 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Venezuela173.53160.045 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Taiwan173.53160.705 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Singapore173.50161.305 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Qatar173.27160.725 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Botswana173.16162.065 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Mauritius173.01158.945 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Chile172.88159.425 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Bahrain172.76158.295 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Cyprus172.75160.555 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Haiti172.23160.575 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Guyana172.15159.575 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Cameroon172.13160.415 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Sudan172.07160.365 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Japan172.06158.505 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Burkina Faso171.89161.335 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Colombia171.85157.965 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Chad171.84162.125 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Oman171.70158.445 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Kyrgyzstan171.66160.205 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Syria171.64159.385 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Thailand171.61159.425 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Nigeria171.55158.145 ft. 8 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Tuvalu171.30163.575 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Republic Of The Congo171.23158.785 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Somalia171.22159.865 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Uzbekistan170.94160.295 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Djibouti170.77159.825 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Guinea170.70158.755 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Zimbabwe170.69159.855 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Mongolia170.67159.895 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
El Salvador170.67156.395 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Saudi Arabia170.67158.845 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Palau170.62159.525 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Eritrea170.60157.585 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Belize170.52158.125 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Gabon170.48160.055 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Kenya170.46159.435 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Sao Tome And Principe170.37159.815 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Ghana170.30158.865 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Mexico170.29157.905 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Niger170.26159.815 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Panama170.19158.195 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Togo170.14159.135 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Kiribati170.09161.045 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Nicaragua169.91155.625 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Namibia169.75160.265 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
South Africa169.63158.585 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Honduras169.59155.185 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Micronesia169.57159.665 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Nauru169.57157.825 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Eswatini169.41158.925 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Malaysia169.20157.065 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Central African Republic169.01159.655 ft. 7 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Vietnam168.89158.435 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Ethiopia168.84157.155 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Uganda168.74158.535 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Dr Congo168.60156.305 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Afghanistan168.50156.115 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Angola168.46158.105 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Benin168.44158.405 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Tajikistan168.43158.125 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Gambia168.36161.735 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 4 in.
Vanuatu168.29160.485 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Ivory Coast168.23158.655 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Equatorial Guinea168.18158.055 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Guinea Bissau168.17158.725 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Bolivia168.10155.585 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Sri Lanka168.07155.885 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Lesotho167.92156.725 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Maldives167.87154.285 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Comoros167.72156.545 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Zambia167.62157.325 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Burundi167.34155.085 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Pakistan167.33154.775 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Ecuador167.32155.255 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Bhutan167.05155.155 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Tanzania166.98156.895 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Peru166.75154.395 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Myanmar166.70154.715 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 1 in.
India166.50155.185 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Sierra Leone166.43157.345 ft. 6 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Brunei166.31154.905 ft. 5 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Indonesia166.26154.365 ft. 5 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Rwanda166.02156.725 ft. 5 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Malawi165.68156.145 ft. 5 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Mauritania165.54160.065 ft. 5 in.5 ft. 3 in.
Liberia165.48156.545 ft. 5 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Cambodia165.35154.755 ft. 5 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Marshall Islands165.26154.765 ft. 5 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Philippines165.23154.145 ft. 5 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Madagascar165.16153.065 ft. 5 in.5 ft.
Bangladesh165.08152.385 ft. 5 in.4 ft.
Yemen164.42154.765 ft. 5 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Nepal164.36152.395 ft. 5 in.5 ft.
Guatemala164.36150.915 ft. 5 in.4 ft. 11 in.
Mozambique164.30155.425 ft. 5 in.5 ft. 1 in.
Papua New Guinea163.10156.895 ft. 4 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Solomon Islands163.07156.795 ft. 4 in.5 ft. 2 in.
Laos162.78153.105 ft. 4 in.5 ft.
Timor Leste160.13152.715 ft. 3 in.5 ft.

Average Height By Country 2021