How Much Do Ants Weigh?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 9, 2020 3:07:45 PM ET
+gAbY+/CC-BY 2.0

An ant weighs, on average, between 1 and 5 milligrams. With almost 10,000 ant species worldwide, the combined weight of all the ants on Earth is greater than that of all the people.