# BMR Calculation for Female

How do you calculate BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) for female?

## How to Calculate Basal Metabolic Rate for Female?

BMR also termed as Basal Metabolic Rate used to find the calories lost in your body while at rest using a simple formula. You need to measure your weight and height to find it.

For Female, the amount of calories lost can be calculated using the formula,

**Formula for Calculating BMR for Female :**

**BMR for Women = 655 + (9.6 x Weight in Kgs) + (1.8 x Height in cms) - (4.7 x Age in Years)**

**Step 1:** Consider a 25 years old woman weighing 50 kilograms and 155 cm high.

Age = 25 years

Weight = 50 kilograms

Height = 155 centimeters

**Step 2:** Substitute the given values in the formula,

BMR for Female = 655 + (9.6 x 50) + (1.8 x 155) - (4.7 x 25)

= 655 + 480 + 279 - 117.5

= 1296.5 kilocalories / day

So, the Basal metabolic rate of 25 years female weighing 50 kgs is **1296.5 kcal / day.**

Use our online BMR Calculator to calculate BMR for large set of data.

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