What is 5 Feet 9 Inches in Centimeters?

How tall is 5 ft 9 in centimeters? How high is 5 foot 9? Use this easy calculator to convert feet and inches to metric.
5 Feet, 9 Inches =
175.26 Centimeters
(exact result)
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Is 5′9″ short?

Not really. In the United States, 5′9″ is about average for a man. If you are 5′9″ tall, then you are as tall or taller than 58.6% of men in their twenties.

For women, 5′9″ is far above average. 94.1% of women are less than 5′9″ 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′9.00″ 69.00 5.7500 175.26 1.7526
5′9.01″ 69.01 5.7508 175.29 1.7529
5′9.02″ 69.02 5.7517 175.31 1.7531
5′9.03″ 69.03 5.7525 175.34 1.7534
5′9.04″ 69.04 5.7533 175.36 1.7536
5′9.05″ 69.05 5.7542 175.39 1.7539
5′9.06″ 69.06 5.7550 175.41 1.7541
5′9.07″ 69.07 5.7558 175.44 1.7544
5′9.08″ 69.08 5.7567 175.46 1.7546
5′9.09″ 69.09 5.7575 175.49 1.7549
5′9.10″ 69.10 5.7583 175.51 1.7551
5′9.11″ 69.11 5.7592 175.54 1.7554
5′9.12″ 69.12 5.7600 175.56 1.7556
5′9.13″ 69.13 5.7608 175.59 1.7559
5′9.14″ 69.14 5.7617 175.62 1.7562
5′9.15″ 69.15 5.7625 175.64 1.7564
5′9.16″ 69.16 5.7633 175.67 1.7567
5′9.17″ 69.17 5.7642 175.69 1.7569
5′9.18″ 69.18 5.7650 175.72 1.7572
5′9.19″ 69.19 5.7658 175.74 1.7574
5′9.20″ 69.20 5.7667 175.77 1.7577
5′9.21″ 69.21 5.7675 175.79 1.7579
5′9.22″ 69.22 5.7683 175.82 1.7582
5′9.23″ 69.23 5.7692 175.84 1.7584
5′9.24″ 69.24 5.7700 175.87 1.7587
5′9.25″ 69.25 5.7708 175.90 1.7590
5′9.26″ 69.26 5.7717 175.92 1.7592
5′9.27″ 69.27 5.7725 175.95 1.7595
5′9.28″ 69.28 5.7733 175.97 1.7597
5′9.29″ 69.29 5.7742 176.00 1.7600
5′9.30″ 69.30 5.7750 176.02 1.7602
5′9.31″ 69.31 5.7758 176.05 1.7605
5′9.32″ 69.32 5.7767 176.07 1.7607
5′9.33″ 69.33 5.7775 176.10 1.7610
5′9.34″ 69.34 5.7783 176.12 1.7612
5′9.35″ 69.35 5.7792 176.15 1.7615
5′9.36″ 69.36 5.7800 176.17 1.7617
5′9.37″ 69.37 5.7808 176.20 1.7620
5′9.38″ 69.38 5.7817 176.23 1.7623
5′9.39″ 69.39 5.7825 176.25 1.7625
5′9.40″ 69.40 5.7833 176.28 1.7628
5′9.41″ 69.41 5.7842 176.30 1.7630
5′9.42″ 69.42 5.7850 176.33 1.7633
5′9.43″ 69.43 5.7858 176.35 1.7635
5′9.44″ 69.44 5.7867 176.38 1.7638
5′9.45″ 69.45 5.7875 176.40 1.7640
5′9.46″ 69.46 5.7883 176.43 1.7643
5′9.47″ 69.47 5.7892 176.45 1.7645
5′9.48″ 69.48 5.7900 176.48 1.7648
5′9.49″ 69.49 5.7908 176.50 1.7650