List of Average Human Male Height By Country

Average Male Height Listing By Country

Netherlands is known as the top country with the tallest males at an average of 5 foot 11. The smallest countries are located in Asia with Cambodia listed as the shortest country with average male height of 5 foot 3.1. A complete listing of tallest countries to smallest in the world is listed below.

Average Male Height

Netherlands – 5’11.3″
Iceland -5’10.8″
Norway – 5’10.7″
Sweden – 5’10.6″
Denmark – 5’10.4″
Finland – 5’10.2″
Czech Republic – 5’10.2″
Slovenia – 5’10.1″
Luxembourg – 5’10.1″
Croatia – 5’9.9″
Germany – 5’9.8″
Estonia – 5’9.7″
Austria – 5’9.7″
Belgium – 5’9.5″
Serbia – 5’9.5″
Switzerland – 5’9.5″
United States – 5’9.4″
Australia – 5’9.4″
Poland – 5’9.3″
Greece – 5’9.2″
New Zealand – 5’9.1″
United Kingdom – 5’9.1″
Hungary – 5’9″
Ukraine – 5’8.9″
Ireland – 5’8.9″
Russia – 5’8.9″
Israel – 5’8.9″
Lithuania – 5’8.9″
Canada – 5’8.6″
Lebanon – 5’8.6″
Turkey – 5’8.5″
France – 5’8.5″
Uzbekistan – 5’8.3″
Italy – 5’8.2″
Senegal – 5’8.1″
Jamaica – 5’8″
Mali – 5’7.9″
Spain – 5’7.7″
Romania – 5’7.7″
Azerbaijan – 5’7.7″
Uruguay – 5’7.6″
Argentina – 5’7.4″
South Korea – 5’7.3″
Syria – 5’7.3″
Morocco – 5’7.2″
Iran – 5’7.2″
Portugal – 5’7.1″
Côte d’Ivoire – 5’7.1″
Egypt – 5’7″
Tunisia – 5’7″
Algeria – 5’7″
South Africa – 5’6.9″
Cameroon – 5’6.9″
Gambia – 5’6.9″
Ghana – 5’6.9″
Brazil – 5’6.7″
Colombia – 5’6.7″
Taiwan – 5’6.7″
Chile – 5’6.6″
Venezuela – 5’6.5″
Paraguay – 5’6.5″
Japan – 5’6.4″
Hong Kong – 5’6.3″
China – 5’6.3″
Mexico – 5’5.9″
Pakistan – 5’5.7″
Singapore – 5’5.6″
Thailand – 5’5.5″
Mongolia – 5’5.5″
Malaysia – 5’5.4″
Sri Lanka – 5’5.4″
Malawi – 5’5.4″
Bahrain – 5’5.2″
Iraq – 5’5.1″
Nigeria – 5’5″
Peru – 5’4.7″
North Korea – 5’4.5″
India – 5’3.9″
Vietnam – 5’3.8″
Philippines – 5’3.8″
Indonesia – 5’3.6″
Cambodia – 5’3.1″

The World’s Tallest 30 People Ever

A video cataloging the top 30 tallest people in the world.

Worlds Tallest and Shortest Man

The tallest man to have ever lived in recorded history was Robert Pershing Wadlow, also known as the “Alton Giant” because of his birthplace in Alton, Illinois. Be grew to the height of 8 feet 11.1 inches and weighed 490 pounds 19 days before his death. His wore a size 37AA shoe, the equivalent of 18.5 inches with hands measured at 12.75 inches from the wrist to the tip of the middle finger. He consumed 8,000 calories daily. His size required him to wear leg braces to walk, causing little feelings in his legs and feet. After a faulty brace irritated his ankle, it caused a blist and infection which ultimately led to his death at the age of 22 in 1940.

The world’s shortest living man is Pingping that suffers from primordial dwarfism. At the time of his birth, he was able to fit in an adult’s palm. His condition his due to the bone deformity Osteogensis imperfecta which hinders growth in the bones and height. He is recorded as being 2 feet 5.37 inches.

Tallest Basketball Players Ever

Ever wonder what the height of the tallest basketball player is? According to the below infographic, Sudanese Manute Bol was measuring in at 7 foot 7 inches. A listing of the top 10 tallest players are listed in the following infographic.

Tallest Basketball Players Ever