Calculate Waist to Height Ratio

Waist-to-height ratio is evaluated by dividing the waist circumference or waist size of a person by the height of the person, and it is used to assess the fat content in human body. This tutorial explains you, how to calculate the WHtR.

The above online calculator, calculates the WHtR (Waist to Height Ratio) of men and women.

**Formula Waist to Height Ratio**

Waist to height ratio (WHtR) = ( Waist circumference / Height ) x 100

### Waist-to-Height Ratio Chart

For Men | |
---|---|

Ratio less than 35 | Abnormally Slim |

Ratio 35 to 43 | Extremely slim |

Ratio 43 to 46 | Slender and Healthy |

Ratio 46 and 53 | Healthy, Normal, Attractive Weight |

Ratio 53 to 58 | Overweight |

Ratio 58 to 63 | Extremely Overweight/Obese |

Ratio over 63 | Highly Obese |

For Women | |
---|---|

Ratio less than 35 | Abnormally Slim |

Ratio 35 to 42 | Extremely slim |

Ratio 42 to 46 | Slender and Healthy |

Ratio 46 and 49 | Healthy, Normal, Attractive Weight |

Ratio 49 to 54 | Overweight |

Ratio 54 to 58 | Extremely Overweight/Obese |

Ratio over 58 | Highly Obese |

### Example of Waist to Height Ratio

Find the waist to height ratio of a men his waist circumference is 92 cm and height is 182 cm?

#### Given,

Waist circumference = 92 cm Height = 182 cm

#### Solution:

Substitute the given values in the formula,

**WHtR**

= ( Waist circumference / Height ) x 100

= 92 / 182 x 100

= **50.55**