Average Male and Female Dimensions / Heights

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Average heights for male and female adults

Male Height: 1740mm

Female Height: 1610mm

Standard Female Dimensions

 

 

Standard Male Dimensions

Other standard/average adult dimensions

MALE:

Eye height: 1630mm

Shoulder height: 1425mm

Elbow height: 1090mm

Hand height: 755mm

Reach Upwards: 2060mm

 

FEMALE:

Eye height: 1505mm

Shoulder height: 1310mm

Elbow height: 1005mm

Hand height: 720mm

Reach Upwards: 1905mm

 

If you want to get your hands on a book that is packed full of this kind of information and heaps of design standards we would recommend this book:

Metric Handbook – Planning and Design Data

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3 Comments

  1. At what point is hand height measured? I would assume knuckles, but it could be anywhere between fingertips and wrist.

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  2. What is the book you reccomend? I do not see a link

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