China’s 19-year-old male and female average height is the first in East Asia, ranking 54th in the world

From 1985 to 2019, China and South Korea became the countries with the fastest growth in average height of children and adolescents aged 5 to 19, according to a new study. The average height of 19-year-old men and women in China is higher than that of South Korea, ranking first in East Asia. In the past 35 years, the average height of 19-year-old men in China has increased by 8 cm, ranking the first among 200 countries and regions. The corresponding world ranking has risen from 150th in 1985 to 65th in 2019. The average height of Chinese 19-year-old women has increased by 6cm, the increase is the third in the world, and the global ranking of average height has risen from 129th to 54th. < / P > < p > the results are from the latest analysis of height and body mass indices of school-age children and adolescents around the world, led by Imperial College of England, which was published on the 7th of this month. According to the data, the highest average height of men and women aged 19 is the Netherlands, 183.8 cm and 170.4 cm, respectively. East Timor’s 19-year-old male is the shortest, with an average height of 160.1 cm; while that of Guatemalan is the shortest, with an average height of 150.9 cm. CUISINE&HEALTH