# How tall will a girl in the 90th percentile be?

## How tall will a girl in the 90th percentile be?

Normal Height for US girls

Age (Month) Height (cm)
10th Percentile 90th Percentile
84 113.60 127.60
90 116.20 130.90
96 118.70 134.20

## What is the 90th percentile for height?

If her height is at the 90th percentile, 90 percent of children her age are shorter than her and 10 percent are taller.

## What is the 95th percentile height for females?

5 feet, 8 inches
To further illustrate: A 95th percentile female in the Army survey is 5 feet, 8 inches (173 cm) tall and 170 pounds (77.11 kg), compared to a 95th percentile female civilian who again is 5 feet, 8 inches tall but 229 pounds (103.87 kg). With increased weight comes increased shape—important to address in our research.

## Is 90th percentile high?

It will always be below 90th percentile. The average can actually be higher than the 90th percentile if you have a small percentage of your data set which is significantly long, dragging the average for the entire data set higher. Giles says: “The 90th percentile means that 90% of the values fall below this value.

## How tall do you have to be to be 90 percent of the world average?

On the opposite end, if your height is in the 90th percentile of the world average that means you are taller than 90 out of 100 females or 90 out of 100 males, respectively, depending on what gender you chose to compare to.

## What are the percentiles for height for girls?

In some cases, including consideration of pharmacotherapy, more stringent definitions of short or tall stature are used, with thresholds of <3rd percentile or <1st percentile for short stature, and >97th or >99th percentile for tall stature.

## What does the 5th percentile in height mean?

Similarly, the lowest red line, the 5th percentile line, indicates an adult female height whereby only 5% of the female population is shorter. Likewise, if you are on the 95th percentile only 5% of women will be taller than you.

## How tall is the average woman in the United States?

Adult women in the United States had a median and average height of 5’3.6″ in 2016. 18 year old and older men in the United States had a median and average height of 5’9.2″ in 2016. Men tend to be taller (and heavier) than women. Here are selected height percentile breakpoints for American men and women: