How much does an average 16 year old weigh?


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Disabled-world.com states that the average 16 to 17-year-old male weighs from 130 to 150 pounds. Also, the average 16 to 17-year-old female weighs 115 to 120 pounds.

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Wikipedia states that average weight differs by location. For example, the populations of less economically stable countries such as Lesotho and Bolivia usually have lower average weights than more economically powerful nations like the United States and England. Accordingly, North America has the highest average weight of any continent at 80.7 kilograms. The second highest weight average for continents is Oceania, at 74.1 kilograms. The continent with the lowest average weight is Asia at 57.7 kilograms. Also, less than one quarter of Asian people is considered overweight, compared to North America where almost three fourths of the population are considered to be overweight.

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