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As you can see, women have a higher body fat percentage relative to men for a given level. Women have more fat because of physiological differences such as hormones, breasts, and sexual organs. In addition, women need a higher amount of body fat for ovulation.

Description

Women

Men

Essential fat

10–13%

2–5%

Athletes

14–20%

6–13%

Fitness

21–24%

14–17%

Average

25–31%

18–24%

Obese

32%+

25%+

 

NOTE: All the values of the calculators mentioned on website of DR MAHESH KUMARS MEDICAL INSTITUE PVT LTD are approximate and may not be exact always. Hence DR MAHESH KUMARS MEDICAL INSTITUE PVT LTD advices to all the visitors to consult your physician/doctor for any queries, doubts etc. on these calculators.

Gender :   Male         Female
Weight : Kgs
Enter Waist Size : Inc