BMI of a 170 cm, 86 kilogram person

What is the BMI of a man or woman who weighs 86 kilos and is 170 centimeters tall?
cm
kg
BMI = 29.76
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 29.76
These are rough estimates based on a formula, and do not reflect differences in muscularity, body types, etc...
Age Male Female
18 23.7% 34.5%
19 23.9% 34.7%
20 24.1% 34.9%
21 24.3% 35.1%
22 24.6% 35.4%
23 24.8% 35.6%
24 25.0% 35.8%
25 25.3% 36.1%
26 25.5% 36.3%
27 25.7% 36.5%
Age Male Female
28 26.0% 36.8%
29 26.2% 37.0%
30 26.4% 37.2%
31 26.6% 37.4%
32 26.9% 37.7%
33 27.1% 37.9%
34 27.3% 38.1%
35 27.6% 38.4%
36 27.8% 38.6%
37 28.0% 38.8%
Age Male Female
38 28.3% 39.1%
39 28.5% 39.3%
40 28.7% 39.5%
41 28.9% 39.7%
42 29.2% 40.0%
43 29.4% 40.2%
44 29.6% 40.4%
45 29.9% 40.7%
46 30.1% 40.9%
47 30.3% 41.1%
Age Male Female
48 30.6% 41.4%
49 30.8% 41.6%
50 31.0% 41.8%
51 31.2% 42.0%
52 31.5% 42.3%
53 31.7% 42.5%
54 31.9% 42.7%
55 32.2% 43.0%