What Is the Average Height in the United Kingdom?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 28, 2020 8:59:27 AM ET
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The average height of a man in Britain is 5 feet, 10 inches tall. The average woman in Britain is 5 feet, three inches tall.

Studies on the height of British men indicate that the average man in the United Kingdom is 11 centimeters taller than the average man in the United Kingdom in 1870. The eradication of many diseases is one of the largest factors in the height change.

The average height of men in Britain is taller than most other European nations. The Netherlands is the only European nation with people who average taller. Men in the United States are an average of just over 5 millimeters taller than British men.