The Average Female Height Across the World

The Average Female Height Across the World

Women worldwide­ are growing taller. Over the­ last two hundred years, their ave­rage height has steadily rise­n. As per Our World in Data, women today stand around 5 feet 3 inche­s (1.60 meters) tall on ave­rage.


Browse our comprehensive list of average female heights across different countries. Use the search field below to quickly find your country and see how your height compares to other women around the world.

Average Female Height By Country
Country Height (cm) Height (feet and inches)
Afghanistan 155.5 cm 5 feet 1 inch
Albania 162.5 cm 5 feet 4 inches
Algeria 159.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Angola 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Argentina 162.5 cm 5 feet 4 inches
Australia 162.5 cm 5 feet 4 inches
Austria 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Bangladesh 152.5 cm 5 feet 0 inches
Belgium 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Bolivia 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Brazil 162.5 cm 5 feet 4 inches
Canada 163.6 cm 5 feet 4 inches
Chile 162.5 cm 5 feet 4 inches
China 155.3 cm 5 feet 1 inch
Colombia 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Cuba 159.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Czech Republic 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Denmark 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Dominican Republic 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Ecuador 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Egypt 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
El Salvador 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Finland 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
France 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Germany 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Greece 162.5 cm 5 feet 4 inches
Guatemala 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Honduras 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Hungary 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
India 155.5 cm 5 feet 1 inch
Indonesia 155.5 cm 5 feet 1 inch
Iran 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Iraq 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Ireland 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Israel 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Italy 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Japan 155.5 cm 5 feet 1 inch
Kenya 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Korea 155.5 cm 5 feet 1 inch
Mexico 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Morocco 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Netherlands 172.7 cm 5 feet 8 inches
New Zealand 162.5 cm 5 feet 4 inches
Nigeria 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Norway 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Pakistan 155.5 cm 5 feet 1 inch
Peru 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Philippines 155.5 cm 5 feet 1 inch
Poland 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Portugal 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Romania 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Russia 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
South Africa 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
Spain 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Sweden 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Switzerland 165.5 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Thailand 155.5 cm 5 feet 1 inch
Turkey 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches
United Kingdom (UK) 161.8 cm 5 feet 3 inches
United States (USA) 165.1 cm 5 feet 5 inches
Uruguay 162.5 cm 5 feet 4 inches
Venezuela 158.5 cm 5 feet 2 inches

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