What is 5 Feet 6 Inches in Centimeters?

How tall is 5 ft 6 in centimeters? How high is 5 foot 6? Use this easy calculator to convert feet and inches to metric.
5 Feet, 6 Inches =
167.64 Centimeters
(exact result)
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Is 5′6″ short?

For men, yes. In the United States, 5′6″ is below average for a man. Only 20.6% of men are 5′6″ or shorter.

However, for women, 5′6″ is above average. 72.4% of women are less than 5′6″ tall.

Height Percentiles - United States
For each height, this table shows the percentage of Americans, aged 20-29, who are less than that height. Source
Height Men Women
4′11″ n/a 2.6%
5′0″ n/a 5.7%
5′1″ n/a 12.3%
5′2″ n/a 20.8%
5′3″ n/a 30.4%
5′4″ 3.7% 43.5%
5′5″ 7.2% 54.1%
5′6″ 11.6% 72.4%
5′7″ 20.6% 82.3%
5′8″ 33.1% 90.3%
5′9″ 42.2% 94.1%
5′10″ 58.6% 97.6%
5′11″ 70.7% > 99%
6′0″ 79.9% > 99%
6′1″ 89.0% > 99%
6′2″ 94.1% > 99%
6′3″ 98.3% > 99%
6′4″ > 99% > 99%
Height Conversion Table
(some results rounded)
Height Inches Feet cm Meters
5′6.00″ 66.00 5.5000 167.64 1.6764
5′6.01″ 66.01 5.5008 167.67 1.6767
5′6.02″ 66.02 5.5017 167.69 1.6769
5′6.03″ 66.03 5.5025 167.72 1.6772
5′6.04″ 66.04 5.5033 167.74 1.6774
5′6.05″ 66.05 5.5042 167.77 1.6777
5′6.06″ 66.06 5.5050 167.79 1.6779
5′6.07″ 66.07 5.5058 167.82 1.6782
5′6.08″ 66.08 5.5067 167.84 1.6784
5′6.09″ 66.09 5.5075 167.87 1.6787
5′6.10″ 66.10 5.5083 167.89 1.6789
5′6.11″ 66.11 5.5092 167.92 1.6792
5′6.12″ 66.12 5.5100 167.94 1.6794
5′6.13″ 66.13 5.5108 167.97 1.6797
5′6.14″ 66.14 5.5117 168.00 1.6800
5′6.15″ 66.15 5.5125 168.02 1.6802
5′6.16″ 66.16 5.5133 168.05 1.6805
5′6.17″ 66.17 5.5142 168.07 1.6807
5′6.18″ 66.18 5.5150 168.10 1.6810
5′6.19″ 66.19 5.5158 168.12 1.6812
5′6.20″ 66.20 5.5167 168.15 1.6815
5′6.21″ 66.21 5.5175 168.17 1.6817
5′6.22″ 66.22 5.5183 168.20 1.6820
5′6.23″ 66.23 5.5192 168.22 1.6822
5′6.24″ 66.24 5.5200 168.25 1.6825
5′6.25″ 66.25 5.5208 168.28 1.6828
5′6.26″ 66.26 5.5217 168.30 1.6830
5′6.27″ 66.27 5.5225 168.33 1.6833
5′6.28″ 66.28 5.5233 168.35 1.6835
5′6.29″ 66.29 5.5242 168.38 1.6838
5′6.30″ 66.30 5.5250 168.40 1.6840
5′6.31″ 66.31 5.5258 168.43 1.6843
5′6.32″ 66.32 5.5267 168.45 1.6845
5′6.33″ 66.33 5.5275 168.48 1.6848
5′6.34″ 66.34 5.5283 168.50 1.6850
5′6.35″ 66.35 5.5292 168.53 1.6853
5′6.36″ 66.36 5.5300 168.55 1.6855
5′6.37″ 66.37 5.5308 168.58 1.6858
5′6.38″ 66.38 5.5317 168.61 1.6861
5′6.39″ 66.39 5.5325 168.63 1.6863
5′6.40″ 66.40 5.5333 168.66 1.6866
5′6.41″ 66.41 5.5342 168.68 1.6868
5′6.42″ 66.42 5.5350 168.71 1.6871
5′6.43″ 66.43 5.5358 168.73 1.6873
5′6.44″ 66.44 5.5367 168.76 1.6876
5′6.45″ 66.45 5.5375 168.78 1.6878
5′6.46″ 66.46 5.5383 168.81 1.6881
5′6.47″ 66.47 5.5392 168.83 1.6883
5′6.48″ 66.48 5.5400 168.86 1.6886
5′6.49″ 66.49 5.5408 168.88 1.6888