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How many cm is 5'6?

167.64 cm
167.64 cm 1.676 m

Five feet six inches (5'6") is equal to 167.64 cm. This is because there are 30.48 cm in one foot.

In the United States, the average height of a male is 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) and the average height of a female is 5ft 4 inches (162 cm). This is according to the National Center for Health Statistics. 1

According to the World in Data website, the average height of a European male is 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) and the average height of a European female is 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm).

5' 6" to cm

If you're wondering how tall someone of 5 feet 6 inches is, the table below might help. You can see a full height chart here.

Feet and inches Centimeters Meters
5 feet 1 inches 154.94 cm 1.55 m
5 feet 2 inches 157.48 cm 1.57 m
5 feet 3 inches 160.02 cm 1.6 m
5 feet 4 inches 162.56 cm 1.63 m
5 feet 5 inches 165.1 cm 1.65 m
5 feet 6 inches 167.64 cm 1.68 m
5 feet 7 inches 170.18 cm 1.7 m
5 feet 8 inches 172.72 cm 1.73 m
5 feet 9 inches 175.26 cm 1.75 m
5 feet 10 inches 177.8 cm 1.78 m
5 feet 11 inches 180.34 cm 1.8 m
Conversions rounded to max 2 decimal places.

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Page references:

  1. Body Measurements. National Center for Health Statistics
  2. Anthropometric Reference Data for Children and Adults: United States, 2015–2018. Tables 9, 11. National Center for Health Statistics