What does BMI mean?
BMI is Body Mass index. It provides an indication of whether or not a person is underweight, overweight or of an ideal weight. The calculation takes into consideration the height of the person.
How do I calculate my BMI?
Simple and easy! Enter your height and weight using the calculator below. Select 'calculate' and see your result. You will be able to compare your BMI against national values for normal, under and over weight people.
INTERPRETING YOUR RESULT
BMI calculation is influenced by gender, age and also ethnicity so speak to your doctor, an Accredited Practicing Dietitian or a physical health professional about your results form this calculator.
If you're pregnant, the BMI does not apply. You should seek advice from your healthcare professional on what a healthy weight is.
Data source: Australian Government, Department of Health