In the case of height percentiles, the observation is height and the group is people that are shorter. So if someone has a height percentile of 75, then 75% of the relevant population is shorter. The other 25%, of course, is taller.

Height is decently approximated by a normal curve – most people cluster around average height, and average height and median are similar for both men and women. Average and Median Height for Women. Adult women in the United States had a median and average height of 5’″ in Average and Median Height for Men. 18 year old and older men in the United States had a median and average height .

Height and Weight Percentile Calculator. Here you can determine your height and weight percentiles. Enter your age, sex, height (inches), and weight (pounds) below.

Calculates height percentile by accounting for gender, age, and country. Estimate what percentage of the population or of your biological gender are taller or shorter than you. Accepts metric and imperial units: inches, feet, cm, meters.