Waist Hip Ratio Calculator

Your waist hip ratio helps you determine your overall health risk. Abdominal obesity is one of the important Insulin Resistance Symptoms

People with excess weight around their waist, face more health risks than those carrying it around their hips. It is a simple and useful measure of weight related health risk.

Measure your waist and hips

  • For hips, at the widest part for both males and females
  • Waist – for females it’s the narrowest point, for males at the belly button.

Waist Hip Ratio Calculator*




Status Information

Change the default values to your own and click on “Calculate” to determine your ratio (WHR).

Risk Factors

For Males

  • 0.95 or below – Low Risk
  • 0.96 to 1.0 – Moderate Risk
  • 1.0 or higher – High Risk

For Females

  • 0.80 or below – Low Risk
  • 0.81 to 0.85 – Moderate Risk
  • 0.85 or greater – High Risk