BMI of a 190 cm, 100 kilogram person

What is the BMI of a man or woman who weighs 100 kilos and is 190 centimeters tall?
cm
kg
BMI = 27.70
Note: BMI is the same for men and women.

Am I Overweight?

Here are the BMI standards as set by the World Heath Organization:

BMICategory
< 18.5Underweight
18.5 - 25Healthy Weight
25 - 30Overweight
> 30Obese

In the United States, the average BMI for adults is 28.8.

BMI Formula

Metric
BMI = kg / m2

Imperial
BMI = (lbs * 0.45359237) / (inches * 0.0254)2

Simplified
BMI = 703 * lbs / inches2

Is BMI Worth Using?

Body Mass Index is a very simplistic method of determining whether a person is overweight. It does not taken into account a person's frame, gender, or muscularity. Furthermore, at least one study has suggested that slightly overweight people may live longer than people in the "normal" range.

Nevertheless, BMI is highly correlated with body fat % and is a decent enough yardstick of a healthy weight.

Body fat estimates for a person with a BMI of 27.70
These are rough estimates based on a formula, and do not reflect differences in muscularity, body types, etc...
Age Male Female
18 21.2% 32.0%
19 21.4% 32.2%
20 21.6% 32.4%
21 21.9% 32.7%
22 22.1% 32.9%
23 22.3% 33.1%
24 22.6% 33.4%
25 22.8% 33.6%
26 23.0% 33.8%
27 23.3% 34.1%
Age Male Female
28 23.5% 34.3%
29 23.7% 34.5%
30 23.9% 34.7%
31 24.2% 35.0%
32 24.4% 35.2%
33 24.6% 35.4%
34 24.9% 35.7%
35 25.1% 35.9%
36 25.3% 36.1%
37 25.6% 36.4%
Age Male Female
38 25.8% 36.6%
39 26.0% 36.8%
40 26.2% 37.0%
41 26.5% 37.3%
42 26.7% 37.5%
43 26.9% 37.7%
44 27.2% 38.0%
45 27.4% 38.2%
46 27.6% 38.4%
47 27.9% 38.7%
Age Male Female
48 28.1% 38.9%
49 28.3% 39.1%
50 28.5% 39.3%
51 28.8% 39.6%
52 29.0% 39.8%
53 29.2% 40.0%
54 29.5% 40.3%
55 29.7% 40.5%