Ideal Weight Calculator
How much should I weigh?
Enter your gender and height to calculate your ideal weight using industry accepted formulas. You can see the ideal weights and corresponding BMIs for the 4 most used formulas (Devine, Hamwi, Miller, and Robinson) by clicking the 'Show Additional Fields' icon button.
TitleA title for these calculator results that will help you identify it if you have printed out several versions of the calculator.
US/MetricChoose US or Metric units.
GenderSelect your gender.
HeightYour height. Use feet (ft) and inches (in) if units is US or centimeters (cm) if units is Metric.
Ideal WeightYour calculated ideal weight. Due to limitations of the various formulas for factors such as extremely short, tall, or very obese people this calculator uses the Robinson formula for females and the Devine formula for men. (Click the 'Show Additional Fields' icon button to see all 4 ideal weight formulas and corresponding BMIs.)
DevineIdeal weight and BMI based on the formula developed by Dr. B. J. Devine.
HamwiIdeal weight and BMI based on the formula developed by G. J. Hamwi.
MillerIdeal weight and BMI based on the formula developed by Dr. D. R. Miller.
RobinsonIdeal weight and BMI based on the formula developed by Dr. J. D. Robinson.