# Ideal weight calculator

#### What is your ideal weight

The difference between this calculator and BMI is that BMI tells you what your real weight category is.
Ideal weight calculator tells you what your real weight approximately should be. This calculation can help you decide if you should loose or gain some weight.

#### Formulas

##### J. D. Robinson Formula (1983)
• $$w = 52 kg + 1.9$$ kg per inch over 5 feet (for men)
• $$w = 49 kg + 1.7$$ kg per inch over 5 feet (for women)
##### D. R. Miller Formula (1983)
• $$w = 56.2 kg + 1.41$$ kg per inch over 5 feet (for men)
• $$w = 53.1 kg + 1.36$$ kg per inch over 5 feet (for women)
##### G. J. Hamwi Formula (1964)
• $$w = 48 kg + 2.7$$ kg per inch over 5 feet (for men)
• $$w = 45.5 kg + 2.2$$ kg per inch over 5 feet (for women)
##### B. J. Devine Formula (1974)
• $$w = 50 kg + 2.3$$ kg per inch over 5 feet (for men)
• $$w = 45.5 kg + 2.3$$ kg per inch over 5 feet (for women)
##### BMI Range
• $$18.5 - 25$$ (for men and women)