How to calculate your BMI (Body mass index)
- Divide your weight (in kilograms) by your height (in meters).
- Divide the answer by your height again to get your BMI.
So the body mass index formula is as follows:
BMI = weight / height².
Basic BMI ranges
There are five basic ranges within the BMI scale:
|Underweight||Less than 18.5|
|Normal weight||18.5 - 24.9|
|Overweight||25 - 29.9|
|Obesity||30 - 35|
|Severe obesity||35 and more|