Body Fat Calculator

Determine your body fat percentage with our body fat calculator. Use a tape measure to determine your waist, wrist, hip and forearm circumference. Then input your gender and measurements below to receive a body fat index based on average values. The body fat index is not an indicator of fitness level since the calculation is made with no regard to height or weight.

Calculate your Body Fat Index

* This measurement is necessary for females only

    Your body fat percentage:

    Note: These calculations are based on averages.

    Body Fat Percentage Categories

    Classification Women (% Fat) Men (% Fat)
    Essential Fat 10-12% 2-4%
    Athletes 14-20% 6-13%
    Fitness 21-24% 14-17%
    Acceptable 25-31% 18-25%
    Obese 32% + 25% +

    Got Your Calculated Body Fat Percentage?

    Now you know your body fat percentage, but what does it mean? Get a better understanding of how your body burns fat and what exercises will help you reach your goal.