Indians growing taller, but fall short in world order – Times of India

Between 1914 and 2014, the average height of Indian men increased by about 3cm to reach 165cm (5’5") while women grew taller by 5cm to become 153cm (5’1"). This leaves our men about 17.5cm shorter than the world’s tallest males in the Netherlands, while Latvian women, the world’s tallest, tower above our women by 17cm.

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