Learn more about what can be a standard fat percentage for women and men and how you can measure your fat percentage with a fat percentage calculator.
What is the fat percentage?
A person’s fat percentage is the total mass of fat divided by total body mass multiplied by 100. Body fat includes essential body fat and storage of body fat. Essential body fat is needed to maintain life and reproductive functions.
What’s normal fat percentage for men and women
|20-39 år||Under 21%||21-33%||33-39%||Over 39%|
|40-59 år||Under 23%||23-35%||35-40%||Over 40%|
|Over 60 år||Under 24%||24-36%||36-42%||Over 42%|
The proportion of important body fat for women is more significant than for men due to the requirements for childbirth and other hormonal functions. Storage of body fat consists of fat accumulation in adipose tissue, which protects internal organs in the breast and abdomen.
Fat percentage men
|20-39 år||Under 8%||8-19%||19-25%||Over 25%|
|40-59 år||Under 11%||11-22%||22-28%||Over 28%|
|Over 60 år||Under 13%||13-25%||25-30%||Over 30%|
Measure your fat percentage with a fat percentage calculator
SpurtFat fat percentage calculator allows you to quickly calculate your fat percentage based on static data and body measurements. Enter age, height, and weight to measure your fat percentage and estimate the distribution between body fat and body mass. The calculator also calculates BMI.