According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average weight of an American adult between 20was 195.5 pounds for men and 166.2 for women. This data considers all adults over 20 years of age.
In the 1960s, the average man weighed 166.3 pounds. You may wonder how you stack up and what the average weight for men is today. Discover more here. Learn how age and height can affect weight.Author: James Roland.
Human body weight refers to a person's mass or weight.Body weight is measured in kilograms, a measure of mass, throughout the world, although in some countries such as the United States it is measured in pounds, or as in the United Kingdom, stones and pounds. Most hospitals, even in the United States, now use kilograms for calculations, but use kilograms and pounds together for other purposes.
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the average weight for an adult woman (20 years old and older) in the United States is 168.5 pounds.This statistic is from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) conducted from 2011-2014.