Important to read before you scroll down to get your BMI score

BMI score is failry a good parameter to check if you are underweight, normal weight, overweight or obese. Body Mass Index, or BMI, is a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of his/her height in meters.

Underweight makes you more prone to diseases because it signifies that your body’s immunity is weak. You can even get osteoporosis in later stages of life or be anaemic. If you are overweight, obese or severely obese, your chances of developing various diseases increase with the increase in your BMI number. You get more prone to diseases such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, coronary artery disease, stroke, among many others.

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Body Mass Index (BMI)

Measurement of body fat based on height and weight.
Applicable for people, age 18 or older.



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World Health Organization's (WHO) recommended body weight based on BMI values for adults.

Category BMI
Severe Thinness < 16
Moderate Thinness 16 - 17
Mild Thinness 17 - 18.5
Normal 18.5 - 25
Overweight 25 - 30
Obese Class I 30 - 35
Obese Class II 35 - 40
Obese Class III > 40

Additional Information



The results should be used only as a guide and should not replace medical advice.

Muscle structure and ethnic origin should be considered when interpreting the results.

Example 1: BMI may overestimate body fat for people who are very muscular and physically fit.
Example 2: People of Asian descent may have an increased risk of health problems at a lower BMI threshold than the general population.