Below are average adult human heights by country or geographical region. The original studies and sources should be consulted for details on methodology and the exact populations measured, surveyed, or considered. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikimedia list article. Data is representative of the majority of the country or region's adult population.
The average American man is 5'10". This means half of all American men are taller than 5'10", and half are shorter than 5'10". This one fact does not tell us much about how height is distributed, however. One could ask what's the tallest American man?
The content and structure in the current version do not yet cover all the key aspects we intend to cover. We plan to revise and extend the material in the future. Human height is determined by a combination of genetics and environmental factors making it an active area of research in both the sciences and social sciences.
These are external links and will open in a new window. A picture of the average man and woman in Britain today has been painted with the release of figures by the Office for National Statistics ONS. The figures - released to mark next week's UN World Statistics Day - show the average British woman is two years older and will live to