The average shoe size for men in the United States is a size 9, and the average for women is a size 7. Shoe sizes vary slightly from country to country.
For women, the European shoe size 38 coverts to a U.S. size 7 1/2. In men's shoes, size 38 equals an American size 6 shoe.
In men's shoes, a European size 39 is the equivalent of a size 5 to 5.5 in the United States. In women's shoes, a European size 39 is the same as a women's size 7.5 to 8.
A size 22 shoe measures approximately 16 inches long. The abnormally large size was worn by former NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal, who stood seven-foot-one and weighed 325 pounds during his playing days.
The Guinness Book of World Records keeps track of information such as the oldest living person and the person with the largest feet. While the average foot size for men is between a nine and a 12 with the median at roughly 10.5, the record for the world’s largest shoe size is much larger than that.
To measure shoe size, wear socks of standard thickness and stand straight against the wall on top of a piece of paper. Mark the distance between the heel and the longest toe. Be sure to measure both the left and right feet, as they can differ slightly. Use a shoe-sizing chart to match the foot-lengt
According to a 2012 report by the National Shoe Retailers Association, the average American woman's shoe size is between size 8 1/2 and 9. This is a worldwide trend, as a 2012 British report found that the average British woman wears a British size 6, or U.S. size 8 shoe.
According to a 2014 report by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, globally, the average shoe size for a man is between 9 and 12. In the United States, the average man's shoe size is 10.5.
To fit into shoes that are too big, add some material to the inside of the shoe to fill out the extra space between the foot and the shoe. Depending on the type of shoe, this added material might consist of thick socks, padded insole inserts or moleskin patches at the heel of the shoe or under the b
A size 7 women's shoe is 9.25 inches long and a size 7 men's shoe is 9.625 inches long. These measurements correspond with the U.S. shoe sizing system.