World Population

Average height for Men

On average, we are taller than our predecessors thanks to better nutrition and health, According to study, people from central and southern Europe, as well as East Asia, grew taller in the last 100 years. By the year 2022, Researchers found that Dutch men, at 183.78 centimeters (about 6 feet), Montenegro men at 183.3, and Estonia men at 182.79 are the tallest in the world. Average height for men are listed in feet and centimeters for the averages in 2019. The Average Height for Men worldwide is 173.11 where as 160.13 is the min height and 183.78 is the maximum height for men. Below is the average height for men by country wise:

RankCountryAverage height
(in cm)
Average Men Height
(Feet - Inches)
Year1985200020192019
1Netherlands180.59183.50183.786 - 0.36
2Montenegro177.84180.30183.306 - 0.17
3Estonia180.99180.37182.795 - 11.96
4Bosnia and Herzegovina179.74180.97182.475 - 11.84
5Iceland180.46181.62182.105 - 11.69
6Denmark177.93180.04181.895 - 11.61
7Czech Republic179.63180.36181.195 - 11.33
8Latvia179.71180.06181.175 - 11.33
9Slovakia178.44179.21181.025 - 11.27
10Slovenia178.14178.88180.985 - 11.25
11Ukraine179.60179.37180.985 - 11.25
12Croatia177.60179.88180.765 - 11.16
13Serbia178.02180.37180.745 - 11.16
14Lithuania177.63179.16180.725 - 11.15
15Poland176.16177.87180.695 - 11.14
16Finland178.10179.56180.575 - 11.09
17Norway179.59180.33180.485 - 11.05
18Sweden178.82180.31180.465 - 11.05
19Germany179.05179.73180.285 - 10.98
20Dominica174.53177.23180.155 - 10.93
21Bermuda176.23177.77179.725 - 10.76
22Puerto Rico173.93176.39179.485 - 10.66
23Greece176.26178.80179.265 - 10.57
24Belgium175.63180.84179.095 - 10.51
25Ireland177.07178.47179.045 - 10.49
26Lebanon174.61174.82178.965 - 10.46
27Andorra176.33178.74178.845 - 10.41
28Antigua and Barbuda174.90176.81178.845 - 10.41
29Australia177.08178.10178.775 - 10.38
30Canada176.67177.17178.755 - 10.37
31Switzerland176.77177.85178.735 - 10.37
32Grenada174.98176.66178.705 - 10.35
33Belarus175.61176.71178.695 - 10.35
34France176.09178.15178.605 - 10.32
35Austria177.44178.29178.525 - 10.29
36Luxembourg176.69178.10178.465 - 10.26
37Cook Islands174.28177.06178.325 - 10.21
38French Polynesia175.77177.72178.325 - 10.20
39United Kingdom176.38177.18178.215 - 10.16
40Romania174.68174.79177.825 - 10.01
41New Zealand177.97177.66177.725 - 9.97
42Saint Vincent and the Grenadines173.37175.35177.495 - 9.88
43Niue173.64176.46177.195 - 9.76
44American Samoa175.26176.36177.095 - 9.72
45Barbados173.23175.15177.035 - 9.70
46Jamaica173.62174.88176.975 - 9.67
47United States of America175.73176.75176.945 - 9.66
48Tunisia171.49173.41176.855 - 9.63
49Russian Federation174.97176.79176.655 - 9.55
50Hungary174.42175.94176.595 - 9.52
51Saint Lucia172.77174.49176.435 - 9.46
52Macedonia (TFYR)173.96175.24176.435 - 9.46
53Libya171.66173.98176.395 - 9.45
54Turkey172.43173.61176.365 - 9.43
55Morocco172.36173.20176.355 - 9.43
56Cabo Verde176.07175.27176.295 - 9.40
57Senegal176.88176.59176.185 - 9.36
58Spain173.37176.06176.115 - 9.33
59Tokelau173.23175.67176.065 - 9.31
60Trinidad and Tobago170.94173.95176.035 - 9.30
61Israel175.43176.72175.985 - 9.28
62Georgia173.59175.08175.985 - 9.28
63Seychelles172.91174.14175.905 - 9.25
64Brazil171.14172.33175.735 - 9.18
65China167.63169.67175.665 - 9.16
66Iran170.75172.80175.625 - 9.14
67Moldova173.42174.46175.595 - 9.13
68South Korea168.74172.78175.525 - 9.10
69Kazakhstan173.26174.18175.505 - 9.09
70Tonga173.01176.36175.115 - 8.94
71Occupied Palestinian Territory171.71172.91175.055 - 8.92
72Algeria170.44172.12175.045 - 8.91
73Mali176.83174.43175.025 - 8.90
74Kuwait171.08172.36174.965 - 8.88
75Jordan172.56172.32174.845 - 8.83
76China (Hong Kong SAR)169.70171.47174.835 - 8.83
77Argentina172.13173.83174.755 - 8.80
78North Korea169.75171.89174.695 - 8.77
79Dominican Republic169.46173.21174.655 - 8.76
80Egypt174.31170.40174.575 - 8.73
81Suriname170.17172.52174.515 - 8.71
82Italy175.09174.50174.425 - 8.67
83Samoa170.12174.25174.425 - 8.67
84Bahamas170.33172.03174.405 - 8.66
85Malta172.82174.45174.385 - 8.65
86Turkmenistan172.33172.95174.375 - 8.65
87Portugal169.16173.37174.375 - 8.65
88Uruguay170.19172.30174.325 - 8.63
89Bulgaria173.35172.99174.175 - 8.57
90United Arab Emirates170.57171.12174.085 - 8.53
91Albania173.29173.42174.075 - 8.53
92Costa Rica168.28170.96174.045 - 8.52
93Azerbaijan171.55172.45174.005 - 8.50
94Fiji173.34173.82173.985 - 8.49
95Greenland172.53173.31173.845 - 8.44
96Paraguay170.13171.54173.815 - 8.43
97Iraq170.05171.47173.795 - 8.42
98Saint Kitts and Nevis169.92171.50173.715 - 8.39
99Armenia170.69172.55173.675 - 8.37
100Cuba169.09170.39173.565 - 8.33
101Venezuela169.34171.51173.535 - 8.32
102Taiwan169.21171.58173.535 - 8.32
103Singapore171.06173.20173.505 - 8.31
104Qatar169.99170.57173.275 - 8.22
105Botswana172.55172.64173.165 - 8.17
106Mauritius170.12172.79173.015 - 8.11
107Chile169.26171.42172.885 - 8.06
108Bahrain168.25169.78172.765 - 8.02
109Cyprus169.62172.33172.755 - 8.01
110Haiti168.09169.50172.235 - 7.81
111Guyana169.08170.33172.155 - 7.78
112Cameroon171.57170.56172.135 - 7.77
113Sudan171.53171.87172.075 - 7.75
114Japan170.44171.54172.065 - 7.74
115Burkina Faso173.77171.39171.895 - 7.67
116Colombia167.40169.05171.855 - 7.66
117Chad172.77172.03171.845 - 7.65
118Oman168.77168.44171.705 - 7.60
119Kyrgyzstan170.43170.89171.665 - 7.58
120Syrian Arab Republic168.46169.15171.645 - 7.58
121Thailand165.75166.64171.615 - 7.56
122Nigeria172.43169.77171.555 - 7.54
123Tuvalu167.77171.45171.305 - 7.44
124Congo169.19170.62171.235 - 7.41
125Somalia170.00170.94171.225 - 7.41
126Uzbekistan169.80170.31170.945 - 7.30
127Djibouti169.41170.60170.775 - 7.23
128Guinea171.52170.87170.705 - 7.20
129Zimbabwe170.71171.07170.695 - 7.20
130Mongolia168.06169.15170.675 - 7.19
131El Salvador167.52168.35170.675 - 7.19
132Saudi Arabia162.96168.64170.675 - 7.19
133Palau168.67170.14170.625 - 7.17
134Eritrea168.42170.06170.605 - 7.17
135Belize167.54168.66170.525 - 7.14
136Gabon168.64169.92170.485 - 7.12
137Kenya169.73169.93170.465 - 7.11
138Sao Tome and Principe171.77170.17170.375 - 7.07
139Ghana170.33170.02170.305 - 7.05
140Mexico166.06167.72170.295 - 7.04
141Niger171.26170.26170.265 - 7.03
142Panama167.52168.29170.195 - 7.00
143Togo170.89170.11170.145 - 6.98
144Kiribati167.82169.77170.095 - 6.96
145Nicaragua166.40167.79169.915 - 6.89
146Namibia170.55169.95169.755 - 6.83
147South Africa167.73169.03169.635 - 6.78
148Honduras165.74167.25169.595 - 6.77
149Micronesia (Federated States of)169.18170.11169.575 - 6.76
150Nauru168.04169.27169.575 - 6.76
151Swaziland169.39169.63169.415 - 6.70
152Malaysia165.91167.01169.205 - 6.62
153Central African Republic168.40168.97169.015 - 6.54
154Viet Nam163.84163.02168.895 - 6.49
155Ethiopia168.54168.54168.845 - 6.47
156Uganda169.21168.25168.745 - 6.43
157DR Congo168.52168.40168.605 - 6.38
158Afghanistan165.27167.17168.505 - 6.34
159Angola166.69167.35168.465 - 6.32
160Benin169.76168.95168.445 - 6.32
161Tajikistan167.02167.91168.435 - 6.31
162Gambia168.32167.65168.365 - 6.28
163Vanuatu167.23168.40168.295 - 6.26
164Cote d'Ivoire169.24168.24168.235 - 6.23
165Equatorial Guinea167.23167.27168.185 - 6.21
166Guinea Bissau168.65167.52168.175 - 6.21
167Bolivia164.30165.68168.105 - 6.18
168Sri Lanka163.34165.35168.075 - 6.17
169Lesotho167.60167.95167.925 - 6.11
170Maldives161.10164.37167.875 - 6.09
171Comoros166.84167.52167.725 - 6.03
172Zambia166.85167.87167.625 - 5.99
173Burundi166.66167.18167.345 - 5.88
174Pakistan167.29167.51167.335 - 5.88
175Ecuador164.21165.93167.325 - 5.87
176Bhutan162.47164.33167.055 - 5.77
177Tanzania163.73166.56166.985 - 5.74
178Peru164.32165.05166.755 - 5.65
179Myanmar163.26164.16166.705 - 5.63
180India161.93164.15166.505 - 5.55
181Sierra Leone167.39166.45166.435 - 5.52
182Brunei Darussalam161.95164.24166.315 - 5.48
183Indonesia162.31162.88166.265 - 5.46
184Rwanda166.55166.35166.025 - 5.36
185Malawi164.22165.06165.685 - 5.23
186Mauritania167.46165.71165.545 - 5.17
187Liberia166.17165.39165.485 - 5.15
188Cambodia161.53162.40165.355 - 5.10
189Marshall Islands164.78164.65165.265 - 5.06
190Philippines162.30163.05165.235 - 5.05
191Madagascar163.99164.68165.165 - 5.02
192Bangladesh162.56162.42165.085 - 4.99
193Yemen163.56162.44164.425 - 4.73
194Nepal161.76162.70164.365 - 4.71
195Guatemala162.17162.30164.365 - 4.71
196Mozambique163.95165.22164.305 - 4.68
197Papua New Guinea165.61164.34163.105 - 4.21
198Solomon Islands165.64165.47163.075 - 4.20
199Lao PDR159.60159.91162.785 - 4.09
200Timor-Leste156.95158.60160.135 - 3.04

United States of America

The average height for men in USA is 176.94 cm in 2022, which is 5 feet 9.66 inches, ranks 47th position for the average height worldwide. The US average height for men in 1985 for men is 175.73 cm and 176.75 cm in the year 2000.

United Kingdom

The average height for men in UK is 178.21 cm, which is 5 feet and 10.16 inches in 2022. Currently United Kingdom ranks at 39th position in average height around the world. In 1985 UK was 28th position with 176.38 cm and 33rd position in 2000 with 177.18 cms.

China

China ranks at 65th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in China is 175.66 cm, which is 5 feet 9.16 inches. For ages 19 years and above, The average height is increased from 167.63 cm in 1985 and 169.67 cm to 175.66 cm in 2022.

India

India ranks 180th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in India is 166.50 cm, which is 5 feet 5.55 inches in 2022 which is very low compared to rest of the world. In 1985, the average height is 161.93 and in 2000 the height is improved to 164.15.

Korea

South Korea ranks 68th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in South Korea is 175.52 cm, which is 5 feet 9.10 inches in 2022 which is above average compared to rest of the world. In 1985, the average height for men stood at 168.74 and in 2000 it is 172.78 cm.

Russia

Russia ranks 49th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Russia is 176.65 cm, which is 5 feet 9.55 inches in 2022 which is above average compared to rest of the world. Average height is 174.97 cm in 1985 and 176.79 in 2000.

Africa

Africa ranks below average position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Africa is 169.64 cm, which is 5 feet 6.7 inches in 2022.

Asia

Asia ranks below average position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Asia is 166.47 cm, which is 5 feet 5.5 inches in 2022.

Netherlands

Netherlands ranks first position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Netherlands is 183.78 cm, which is 6 feet 0.36 inches in 2022.

Europe

Europe ranks above average position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Europe is 178.29 cm, which is 5 feet 10.2 inches in 2022 which is above average compared to other continents.

Bangladesh

Bangladesh ranks 192th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Bangladesh is 165.08 cm, which is 5 feet 4.99 inches in 2022 which is lowest average compared to rest of the world.

Germany

Germany ranks 19th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Germany is 180.28 cm, which is 5 feet 10.98 inches in 2022 which is above average compared to rest of the world.

Thailand

Thailand ranks 121st position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Thailand is 171.61 cm, which is 5 feet 7.56 inches, which is above average compared to rest of the world. Its quite improved from 165.75 cm in 1985 and 166.64 cm in 2000 to 171.61 cm in 2022.

Japan

Japan ranks 114th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Japan is 172.06 cm, which is 5 feet 7.74 inches in 2022.

Kenya

Kenya ranks 137th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Kenya is 170.46 cm, which is 5 feet 7.11 inches in 2022 which is below average compared to rest of the world.

Malaysia

Malaysia ranks 152nd position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Malaysia is 169.20 cm, which is 5 feet 6.62 inches in 2022.

Mexico

Mexico ranks 140th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Mexico is 170.29 cm, which is 5 feet 7.04 inches in 2022.

Nigeria

Nigeria ranks 122th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Nigeria is 171.55 cm, which is 5 feet 7.54 inches in 2022.

Nepal

Nepal ranks 194th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Nepal is 164.36 cm, which is 5 feet 4.71 inches in 2022 which is above lowest compared to other countries of the world.

New Zealand

New Zealand ranks 41st position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in New Zealand is 177.72 cm, which is 5 feet 9.97 inches in 2022 which is above average compared to rest of the world.

Australia

Australia ranks 29th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Australia is 178.77 cm, which is 5 feet 10.38 inches in 2022 which is above average compared to rest of the world.

Philippines

Philippines ranks 190th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Philippines is 165.23 cm, which is 5 feet 5.05 inches in 2022 which is below average compared to rest of the world.

South Africa

South Africa ranks 147th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in South Africa is 169.63 cm, which is 5 feet 6.78 inches in 2022 which is below average compared to rest of the world.

Singapore

Singapore ranks 103th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Singapore is 173.5 cm, which is 5 feet 8.31 inches in 2022.

Scotland

Scotland ranks 39th position in men's average height. The average height for men in Scotland is 178.21 cm, which is 5 feet 10.16 inches in 2022.

Canada

Canada ranks 30th position in men's average height in the world. The average height for men in Canada is 178.75 cm, which is 5 feet 10.37 inches in 2022 which is above average compared to rest of the world.

© 2019-2022 populationU, Research papers on Population dynamics and Social affairs