# Waist to Hip Ratio Calculation

How do you calculate waist to hip ratio (WHR)?

## How to Calculate WHR?

Waist to Hip Ratio abbreviated as WHR is used to measure your body fat.
It is the ratio of Waist Circumference to Hip Circumference. A WHR with
1.0 for a person is considered to be risk. The safe WHR for women is 0.8 and for men,
it is 0.9

**Formula : **

**Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) = Waist Circumference / Hip Circumference**

**Waist to Hip Ratio Step by Step Calculation**

Find the waist to hip ratio of a person with waist circumference 27 inches and hip circumference 35 inches

Step 1: Lets consider the given values,

Waist Circumference = 27 inches

Hip Circumference = 35 inches

**Step 2 :**Substituting the values in the formula,

WHR = 27 / 35

WHR = 0.771

Hence, the waist to hip ratio of the person is **0.8**

Find your waist to hip ratio using this online WHR calculator.

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