How many cm is 5'6?
Five feet six inches (5'6") is equal to 167.64 cm. This is because there are 30.48 cm in one foot.
Let's take a look at some facts and statistics about this height...
Facts and statistics
At 5'6" (167.64 cm) you're as tall as:
- Napoleon Bonaparte
- Kendrick Lamar
- Marilyn Monroe
- Margot Robbie
In the United States, the average height for a man is 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) and the average height for a woman 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).
A man with a height of 5 feet 6 inches falls into the 15th percentile range, meaning they're taller than about 15% of the American adult male population.
A woman of 5 feet 6 inches falls into the 75th percentile range, meaning they are taller than about 75% of the American adult female population. 2
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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- U.S. Body Measurements. National Center for Health Statistics
- Vital and Health Statistics Series. National Center for Health Statistics.
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