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.

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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.

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


For each height, this table shows the percentage of Americans, aged 20-29, who are less than that height. Source
HeightMenWomen
4′11″n/a2.6%
5′0″n/a5.7%
5′1″n/a12.3%
5′2″n/a20.8%
5′3″n/a30.4%
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%

HeightInchesFeetcmMeters
5′6.00″66.005.5000167.641.6764
5′6.01″66.015.5008167.671.6767
5′6.02″66.025.5017167.691.6769
5′6.03″66.035.5025167.721.6772
5′6.04″66.045.5033167.741.6774
5′6.05″66.055.5042167.771.6777
5′6.06″66.065.5050167.791.6779
5′6.07″66.075.5058167.821.6782
5′6.08″66.085.5067167.841.6784
5′6.09″66.095.5075167.871.6787
5′6.10″66.105.5083167.891.6789
5′6.11″66.115.5092167.921.6792
5′6.12″66.125.5100167.941.6794
5′6.13″66.135.5108167.971.6797
5′6.14″66.145.5117168.001.6800
5′6.15″66.155.5125168.021.6802
5′6.16″66.165.5133168.051.6805
5′6.17″66.175.5142168.071.6807
5′6.18″66.185.5150168.101.6810
5′6.19″66.195.5158168.121.6812
5′6.20″66.205.5167168.151.6815
5′6.21″66.215.5175168.171.6817
5′6.22″66.225.5183168.201.6820
5′6.23″66.235.5192168.221.6822
5′6.24″66.245.5200168.251.6825
5′6.25″66.255.5208168.281.6828
5′6.26″66.265.5217168.301.6830
5′6.27″66.275.5225168.331.6833
5′6.28″66.285.5233168.351.6835
5′6.29″66.295.5242168.381.6838
5′6.30″66.305.5250168.401.6840
5′6.31″66.315.5258168.431.6843
5′6.32″66.325.5267168.451.6845
5′6.33″66.335.5275168.481.6848
5′6.34″66.345.5283168.501.6850
5′6.35″66.355.5292168.531.6853
5′6.36″66.365.5300168.551.6855
5′6.37″66.375.5308168.581.6858
5′6.38″66.385.5317168.611.6861
5′6.39″66.395.5325168.631.6863
5′6.40″66.405.5333168.661.6866
5′6.41″66.415.5342168.681.6868
5′6.42″66.425.5350168.711.6871
5′6.43″66.435.5358168.731.6873
5′6.44″66.445.5367168.761.6876
5′6.45″66.455.5375168.781.6878
5′6.46″66.465.5383168.811.6881
5′6.47″66.475.5392168.831.6883
5′6.48″66.485.5400168.861.6886
5′6.49″66.495.5408168.881.6888