Weight to size of babies and children up to 5 years old

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


Weight to size chart to 5 years

The chart shows the progression of weight versus height for infants and toddlers up to 5 years of age. The star in the diagram indicates the entered value. The colored areas indicate the σranges.

Table values for the weight to the size

Here are listed the values for the body weight in the range of the entered height 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 Baby and child body size

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