Average Male Height By Country

According to the map below the tallest men on earth, on average, are from the Netherlands, standing at
6ft 0in (184.8 cm) tall. The shortest people are from Indonesia standing at 5ft 2in tall.

 

Height Chart By Country


Country Height (m) Height (ft)
Algeria 1.722 5' 7.75"
Argentina 1.7348 5' 8.25"
Australia 1.748 5' 8.75"
Austria 1.792 5' 10.5"
Azerbaijan 1.718 5' 7.75"
Bahrain 1.651 5' 5"
Belgium 1.786 5' 10.25"
Bolivia 1.6 5' 3"
Brazil 1.731 5' 8.25"
Bulgaria 1.752 5' 9"
Cambodia 1.625 5' 4"
Cameroon 1.706 5' 7.25"
Canada 1.751 5' 9"
Chile 1.71 5' 7.25"
China 1.67 5' 5.75"
Colombia 1.695 5' 6.75"
Croatia 1.805 5' 11"
Cuba 1.68 5' 6.25"
Czech Republic 1.8031 5' 11"
Denmark 1.826 5' 12"
Ecuador 1.635 5' 4.25"
Egypt 1.703 5' 7"
Estonia 1.791 5' 10.5"
Finland 1.78 5' 10"
France 1.756 5' 9.25"
Gambia 1.68 5' 6.25"
Germany 1.81 5' 11.25"
Ghana 1.695 5' 6.75"
Greece 1.783 5' 10.25"
Hungary 1.765 5' 9.5"
Iceland 1.798 5' 10.75"
India 1.647 5' 4.75"
Indonesia 1.58 5' 2.25"
Iran 1.703 5' 7"
Iraq 1.654 5' 5"
Ireland 1.775 5' 10"
Israel 1.77 5' 9.75"
Italy 1.76 5' 9.25"
Ivory Coast 1.701 5' 7"
Jamaica 1.718 5' 7.75"
Japan 1.707 5' 7.25"
Kazakhstan 1.69 5' 6.5"
Lebanon 1.76 5' 9.25"
Libya 1.713 5' 7.5"
Lithuania 1.772 5' 9.75"
Luxembourg 1.799 5' 10.75"
North Korea 1.656 5' 5.25"
South Korea 1.7374 5' 8.5"
Malawi 1.66 5' 5.25"
Malaysia 1.647 5' 4.75"
Mali 1.713 5' 7.5"
Malta 1.699 5' 7"
Mauritamia 1.72 5' 7.75"
Mexico 1.67 5' 5.75"
Mongolia 1.684 5' 6.25"
Nepal 1.63 5' 4.25"
Netherlands 1.838 6' 0.25"
New Zealand 1.77 5' 9.75"
Morocco 1.727 5' 8"
Nigeria 1.638 5' 4.5"
Norway 1.824 5' 11.75"
Pakistan 1.693 5' 6.75"
Panama 1.65 5' 5"
Paraguay 1.69 5' 6.5"
Peru 1.64 5' 4.5"
Philippines 1.619 5' 3.75"
Poland 1.785 5' 10.25"
Portugal 1.737 5' 8.5"
Romania 1.74 5' 8.5"
Russia 1.76 5' 9.25"
Saudi Arabia 1.746 5' 8.75"
Senegal 1.75 5' 9"
Serbia 1.785 5' 10.25"
Singapore 1.706 5' 7.25"
Slovakia 1.794 5' 10.75"
Slovenia 1.803 5' 11"
South Africa 1.69 5' 6.5"
Spain 1.78 5' 10"
Sri Lanka 1.636 5' 4.5"
Sweden 1.779 5' 10"
Switzerland 1.754 5' 9"
Syria 1.73 5' 8"
Taiwan 1.727 5' 8"
Thailand 1.703 5' 7"
Turkey 1.74 5' 8.5"
Tunisia 1.723 5' 7.75"
Turkministan 1.72 5' 7.75"
United States 1.763 5' 9.5"
UAE 1.734 5' 8.25"
Ukraine 1.765 5' 9.5"
United Kingdom 1.77 5' 9.75"
Uruguay 1.718 5' 7.75"
Uzbekistan 1.754 5' 9"
Venezuela 1.69 5' 6.5"
Vietnam 1.621 5' 3.75"

Taller Than Shaq?


Humans increased in stature dramatically during the last 150 years, but we have now likely reached the upper limit. The average height of a human man will probably never exceed that of basketball player Shaquille O'Neal, who stands 7ft 1in tall.

 

Did you Know?


According to Wikipedia, The NBA (National Basketball Association) average height for players was 6ft 7.62in. (2.0223 m) during the 1986-87 season. The NBA's shortest average player height season was 2006-07 with a height of 6ft 3.3in (1.988 m).

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