Waist-Hip Ratio Calculator

The waist-hip ratio is an indicator of body shape, which can be statistically related to the risk of various health problems and diseases. Ideally, therefore, the waist-hip ratio should be below 0.95 in men and 0.8 in women, as these levels indicate obesity and are associated with greater health risks.

Use the calculator below to find out what your waist-hip ratio is.

Select your gender

Enter your waist size
inches
Enter your hip size
inches

Your Waist Hip Ratio is

Ideally the waist-hip ratio should be below 0.8 in women

Ideally the waist-hip ratio should be below 0.95 in men

Important Note: In order to calculate a correct ratio, your waist and hip measurements should be taken at their narrowest and widest points respectively, that is, at the navel and over the buttocks.