Body size of babies and children up to 5 years

The classification of the height for babies and children up to 5 years is done according to the average values determined by the WHO. The entered height is classified according to age and gender in deviation ranges from the mean value. Three ranges of deviation are distinguished: σ, 2σ and 3σ. The following applies to the ranges:


Body size up to 5 years

The diagram shows the course of body height for infants and toddlers up to the age of 5. The star in the diagram indicates the entered value. The colored areas indicate the σranges.

Table values for height

Here are listed the values for the height in the range of the entered data and for the corresponding gender.

Body size measurement

Measuring the height of children

Measuring the height of babies

References: World Health Organization WHO-Tables

Baby and child

Baby and child weight Weight to size of babies and children

Body Mass Calculators

BMI for age: Infants 0 to 1 year Childs 1 to 5 years

BMI progress charts: BMI Charts

Body mass indices: Calculation of the Body Indices

Body Mass Tables: BMI Tables BMI Index