Waist Hip Ratio Calculator

Calculate your Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) easily with our Waist Hip Ratio calculator in less than 30 seconds and understand more about your risk levels.

Ideal Waist To Hip Ratio

Please see the following table chart:

Gender Ideal Waist Hip Ratio
Male Less than 0.9
Female Less than 0.8

If your waist hip ratio is not within the ideal level, you may be at higher risk of obesity-related health conditions such as heart disease and stroke.

Source for ideal cut off point: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/obesity-prevention-source/waist-circumference-guidelines-for-different-ethnic-groups/

Please note: The Waist Hip Ratio is not a comprehensive diagnostic tool or a substitute for medical advice. You are strongly encouraged to talk to a doctor or healthcare provider if you have any concerns.

How to calculate your Waist Hip Ratio

Young woman with a slim figure and a good waist hip ratio.
Young woman using a measuring tape to measure her waist/hip circumference.

Your Waist Hip Ratio can be calculated as follows: Waist Circumference (cm) / Hip Circumference (cm).

For instance, an individual who has a Waist Circumference of 60cm, and a Hip Circumference of 80cm can be calculated as follows: 60cm/80cm = Waist Hip Ratio of 0.75.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the waist to hip ratio?

A waist-to-hip ratio is one of several ways used to identify if your excess weight may be putting your health at risk.

What is an ideal waist to hip ratio?

According to a Harvard study based on South Asians (Chinese, Malay and Asian-Indian population), abdominal obesity and higher risk is defined as:

Male - 90cm and above
Female - 80cm and above

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