Height and weight are probably the characteristics that are most easily associated with a child's genetic background. The following chart contains average height and weight values according to gender and age.
|Average Height and Weight According to Age|
|Age (year)||Height (cm)||Weight (kg)||Height (cm)||Weight (kg)|
These figures are adapted from growth tables commonly used in pediatrics. Average values correspond to the 50th percentile line on growth charts. Consult the Dietitians of Canada web site, you will find WHO growth charts for Canada for children and adolescents.
Dietitians of Canada
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