Wednesday, July 27, 2016
El Pais has mapped out the average heights of men and women in countries around the world. The Average Height for Countries map reveals the average heights of 30 year old men and women across the globe. It also shows how much the average height of men and women has increased in each country over the last 100 years.
The map includes four different layers. which you can view by selecting the four buttons at the top of the map. The four layers show: the average height of men in 2014, the growth in average male height compared to 100 years ago, the average height of women in 2014 and the growth in average female height compared to 100 years ago.
According to the El Pais map the tallest men and women are in European countries. Women in South Korea have shown the biggest increase in average height over the last 100 years. For men the biggest increase in average height over the last 100 years has been in Iran.
Posted by Keir Clarke at 5:10 AM