Body Fat Calculator

Calculate your body fat based on your weight, height, age and gender.



Body Fat interpretation

For an adult male under the age of 50
Body Fat - men Interpretation
less than 15 Low
from 15 to 20 Normal
greater than 20 High

For an adult woman under 50 years of age
IMG - women Interpretation
less than 25 Low
from 25 to 30 Normal
greater than 30 High

What is Body Fat %?

The Body Fat % estimates the percentage of fat in the body.

There are several methods for estimating Body Fat. In this calculator we use the best known method, namely the Deurenberg formula. This gives for an adult,

IMG = (1.2 × BMI) + (0.23 × age) - (10.8 × S) - 5,4,

BMI is the Body Mass Index (for more details: BMI Calculator),
S = 1 for a man and 0 for a woman.

Body Fat % Limits

The hereabove formula for calculating Body Fat is not suitable for all individuals. It excludes children and adolescents, adults over 50 years of age, pregnant or breastfeeding women, very athletic (muscular) people, amputees, giant or dwarf people.

See also

Calculate your BMI
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