Average Male Height In South Africa

The tallest average height for a man is 1.84 m in the Netherlands, the smallest women with just 1.51 m can be found in Guatemala.



COUNTRYSouth Africa
71.9 kg

What height is tall in South Africa?

Height in South Africa

South Africa has the 76th shortest average height for women in the world (158 cm, up from 154.9 cm in 1914), while South African men are quite short, ranked 47th overall for the average height of 166.7 cm (up from 165.3 cm in 1914).

What is the average height of white South Africans?

They found that black girls and white girls stopped growing at almost the same age (15.1 years vs 15.3 years) but whites ended up 5.7cm taller (163.9cm vs 158.2cm).

White boys reached their adult height at 16.5, a full year before black boys, and on average were 4.6cm taller (175.3cm vs 170.7cm).

What country owns South Africa?

The country became a fully sovereign nation-state within the British Empire, in 1934 following the enactment of the Status of the Union Act.

The monarchy came to an end on 31 May 1961, replaced by a republic as the consequence of a 1960 referendum, which legitimized the country becoming the Republic of South Africa.

What is South Africa famous for?

South Africa, the southernmost country on the African continent, renowned for its varied topography, great natural beauty, and cultural diversity, all of which have made the country a favoured destination for travelers since the legal ending of apartheid (Afrikaans: “apartness,” or racial separation) in 1994.