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The Average Height for an Adult Male in the U.S. average adult heights


Below are average adult human heights by country or geographical region. The original studies and sources should be consulted for details on methodology.

A detailed look at the average heights for women around the world. We also explore how factors such as genetics and nutrition impact height.

Humans come in a variety of shapes and sizes. See how the average height for men in the United States compares to average heights for men in 15 other.