# BMI Calculator

Calculate your BMI using our BMI Calculator (i.e. BMI Berekenen in Dutch, BMI Berechnen in German) that works for checking BMI for men or women.

Note: This online BMI Calculator (Body Mass Index Calculator) supports both metric and standard format and it is most accurate bmi calculator available online.  You can use your weight on KG or pounds as well as you can enter your height in feet, cm, meter and inch.

If you are wondering about the meaning of BMI, BMI (Body mass index) is one of the metric calculation that is used to categorize if you are of normal weight, underweight, overweight or obese. It is derived from the mass in kilograms and height in meters of the individual (kg/m2). If you supply your correct details then the bmi calculator it will generate your accurate bmi using your height and weight.

BMI attempts to quantify the amount of muscle, fat and bone of a person and then categorize them based on that value. You can read our post on how to maintain good body mass index here.

The basis of this calculation was devised by Adolphe Quetelet. a Belgian mathematician who argued that am is a good indicator of relative obesity’. It has helped in determining waist circumference.

By determining a person’s thickness and thinness. professionals are able to help individuals deal with their weight problems and the adverse effects they might have later on. Some of these effects include diabetes type 2 and cardiovascular attacks that can render one with a stroke or even organ failure.

Some individuals have been known to blame their body fat on genetic affiliations as opposed to scientific calculations. Since they are not well informed about the variations in determining their categorizations, the BMI calculator helps them do that. Wondering about what is my bmi, well here you go our online bmi calculator and get help with it.

## BMI Formula

If you are wondering about the formula for calculating body mass index manually here you go. BMI is proportional to the mass of the individual and inversely proportional to the square of the height. Due to this tall people have a higher BMI compared to their actual fat levels in the body. As you might know the online bmi calculator works by multiplying one’s height by itself and dividing it by your weight in kilograms. The result is your BMI.

BMl = weight (kg) / height (m2)

Example:

If a person have 75kg weight and 1.8m height

Then his BMI = 23.15

which is considered as normal bmi according to his weight and height

This calculation is done by chart and it helps determine where your weight stands and if you need to regulate
it.

There are factors however that affect the BMI level such as one’s weight excess or deficiency and muscularity. In order to standardize this, there have been different calculations in various countries.

## Measurements of BMI Levels

Here we discuss about different BMI ranges for men and women, you can also check out our BMI Chart for further reference on BMI for kids and Children too.

• Underweight: under 18.5 kg/m2
• Normal weight: 18.5-25
• Overweight: 25-30
• xObese: over 30

If you would like to explore other measure that helps to find out whether you are overweight or in healthy weight then you can check this post about alternatives of body mass index.