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Average height of Polish women


rangersfan527  
21 Oct 2008 /  #1
Are Polish women on average taller than other European women?
Warsaw8 4 | 126  
21 Oct 2008 /  #2
I dont know, but my Babcia is 5'8. Her kids were 5'10-6'6.
Sasha 2 | 1,083  
22 Oct 2008 /  #3
Are Polish women on average taller than other European women?

Dinaric people (some serbs, crnogorci, croatians) are the tallest.
ArcticPaul 38 | 233  
22 Oct 2008 /  #4
The Poles vary greatly in size and looks.
I'm 6ft 4in and I saw hundreds of beautiful women approaching the 6ft size I feel is perfect for me.
The heeled boots brought them to just below my eye level.

FATASTICZNA!
southern 75 | 7,096  
22 Oct 2008 /  #5
Are Polish women on average taller than other European women?

Yes.They are taller than average european women.
That is they are taller than french,italian,spanish,greek,english,irish,russian,romanian women.
They have the same height as german,austrian,norwegian women.
They are a bit shorter than czech,slovak women and a bit taller than ukrainian women.
They are definitely shorter than swedish and dutch women.

Average height is about 166 cm(161 in USA).
OP rangersfan527  
22 Oct 2008 /  #6
how did you get all those statistics lol
southern 75 | 7,096  
22 Oct 2008 /  #7
By personals and observation.
Jova - | 172  
22 Oct 2008 /  #8
Over 170 cm when they're wearing high heels.
southern 75 | 7,096  
22 Oct 2008 /  #9
Over 170 cm

In Czech Republic 40% of women are over 170 cm.3% are over 180 cm.
In Ukraine 15% are over 170 cm,however in Kiev about 25% are over 170 cm.
In Poland I think 20-30% of women are over 170 cm,depending on the region.
Jova - | 172  
22 Oct 2008 /  #10
southern

With high heels on or without? ;)
OP rangersfan527  
22 Oct 2008 /  #11
Well how tall are you, Jova?
backpackalice - | 1  
23 Oct 2008 /  #12
wow , this is my first time loading in this forum. iiiiiiiiiiiiii found everything is very interesting.

haha our chinese women are not so high, if we were as high as polish women, we will be hard to get married, unless we are stars or models .
Jova - | 172  
23 Oct 2008 /  #13
Well how tall are you, Jova?

Depends on what shoes I'm wearing.
southern 75 | 7,096  
23 Oct 2008 /  #14
With high heels on or without? ;)

I am talking about height bare foot.The two tallest nations in Europe are of course the dutch and the swedish.The average dutch girl is 171 cm tall.(maybe in younger generation even 175 cm tall.).So more than 50% of dutch girls are taller than 170 cm.

I presented from my experience:
In Holland 50-60% of girls are over 170 cm.
In Sweden 40-50% of girls are over 170 cm.
In Czech Republic 35-40% of girls are over 170 cm.
Slovakia is like Czech Republic.
In Poland 20-30% of women are over 170 cm according to region.
In Ukraine 15-25% of women are over 170 cm with the exception of Kiev where 30-35% are over 170 cm.
In Belarus,Russia 15% of women are over 170 cm.

US height is low of course due to heavy proportion of spanish and asian minorities.
In USA for example only 3% of women population are over 175 cm while in Poland almost 10%(1 out of 10 girls) have this height.
OP rangersfan527  
23 Oct 2008 /  #15
Depends on what shoes I'm wearing.

lol
Arien 3 | 721  
23 Oct 2008 /  #16
The two tallest nations in Europe are of course the dutch and the swedish.

I wish our women were shorter. I need a soapbox in most cases.

I didn't mean that as an insult!
chinczyk - | 32  
23 Oct 2008 /  #17
polish man:170cm
polish woman:160cm
these statistics are from Associated Press,US.in 2005
i m not qualified to review this in fact,i have never met a Pole in real life in fact.:D
Lodz_The_Boat 32 | 1,535  
23 Oct 2008 /  #18
The Polish Woman... Average height.... should be around 163cm per lady.
southern 75 | 7,096  
23 Oct 2008 /  #19
polish man:170cm
polish woman:160cm

Ridiculous.Polish man is around 181 cm like german man,polish woman is about 166 cm.

Average height.... should be around 163cm per lady.

Underestimation for the younger generation.

Average height for women in mediteranean countries:162 cm.
Average height for women in slavic countries:165 cm.
Average height for women in germanic countries:167 cm.

Tallest women in mediteranean countries:Bulgarian women
Tallest women in slavic countries:Czech,slovak and serbian women
Tallest women in germanic countries:Dutch and swedish women

Shortest women in mediteranean countries:Spanish women
Shortest women in slavic countries:Russian women
Shortest women in germanic countries:French women(due to mediteranean mix).

Tallest women in scandinavian countries:Swedish women
Shortest women in scandinavian countries:Danish women.
Lodz_The_Boat 32 | 1,535  
23 Oct 2008 /  #20
Underestimation for the younger generation.

no... the younger girls really want to be shorter... they do many girly things (i dont know... ancient therapy or etc) and I can see they are getting shorter. Atleast that is what my statistics confirm.... girls tend to want to be with within 165... or best below 160..!

Polish man is around 181 cm like german man

If I see myself... then I might tend to agree... but there are others who are shorter... many others.
southern 75 | 7,096  
23 Oct 2008 /  #21
50% of Poles are above 180-181 cm,50% are shorter than 180 cm.Poles and Germans have the same height with the Poles in Poznan being taller than Germans in eastern Germany and Germans in north Germany(Hamburg,generally above Koblenz) being taller than average Poles but much taller than southern Germans.

Also people in Poznan are taller than people in Wroclaw and people in Krakow are also taller than Silesians but they are a bit shorter than people in Poznan.

Maybe it is because the Wroclaw population came from other regions with significant belarussian mix.
Polson 5 | 1,771  
23 Oct 2008 /  #22
From my own experience, i'd say that Polish men are generally quite tall, and women are generally taller than in France (i think...).

Average height of Polish women

I'd say sth like 165, maybe a bit more :) 168 cm wouldn't surprise me ;)
southern 75 | 7,096  
23 Oct 2008 /  #23
168 cm wouldn't surprise me ;)

It is too much.It is quite common height among women in Poland but not the average height.The mean height is 166 cm,that is half the polish women are taller than that.

Here you see a table of human height which confirms my observations.The Czechs are taller than the Germans and the French are the shortest germanics.

wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_height
Polson 5 | 1,771  
23 Oct 2008 /  #24
the French are the shortest germanics

..Difficult to describe the French as Germanic people. Especially today ;)
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
23 Oct 2008 /  #25
Im English and Im 171cm and I see English girls that are taller than me all the time.

no... the younger girls really want to be shorter...

None that I know, most are happy with their height because being tall isn't something to be ashamed of because it's the "norm"
southern 75 | 7,096  
23 Oct 2008 /  #26
Im 171cm and I see English girls that are taller than me all the time.

But not 50% of english girls are taller than you.For example I guess that you were the third or fourth tallest girl in your class if your class had 30 people.
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
23 Oct 2008 /  #27
I guess that you were the third or fourth tallest girl in your class if your class had 30 people.

Hmmm, might have been....

I do know what you're getting at, in general we are not tall as a nation - the men certainly are not - av. height is 173 - 178 :(
Lodz_The_Boat 32 | 1,535  
23 Oct 2008 /  #28
being tall isn't something to be ashamed of because it's the "norm"

I know.... I just told what I inspected... there is a latent wish...i saw in some girls....atleast in my home town.
Guest  
29 Nov 2008 /  #29
Avarege polish women height 160 cm
polish men 175 cm
Deniusz - | 3  
30 Nov 2008 /  #30
Obsession with height? This is important mostly with basketball players, no?

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