Average heights of males
Cathcart (9)
Age Public School Students Employed Unemployed Christ’s Hospital School (17) Council school Boys 1927 (4)
5 41.4
6 43.0
7 45.4
8 47.8
9 52.2 49.2
10 53.7 51.3
11 55.2 52.7
12 56.7 55.0
13 61.9 58.6 56.2
14 63.7 61.1 58.0
15 65.3 60.4 59.6 63.7
16 68.1 62.9 64.3 66.0
17 69.8 68.5 64.9 62.8 67.7
18 70.8 68.1 66.1 64.4 68.7
19 68.4 66.3 65.8 69.4
20 68.6 66.7 65.9
21 68.6 66.8 66.2
 
B.A. Anthropometric Committee 1883 (6)
Age Council school Boys 1932-3 (School Medical Officers reports 1932-4 averaged at Rowett research Institute) All classes Professional Commercial Labouring Artisan
5.5 41.8 41.0 42.4 39.7
6.5 44.0 46.5 44.6 41.9
7.5 46.0 47.5 45.8 44.6
8.5 48.1 47.1 47.6 47.1 46.5
9.5 49.7 50.8 50.0 49.1 48.9
10.5 51.8 53.7 52.0 50.9 50.7
11.5 53.5 55.2 53.8 52.3 52.7
12.5 55.4 55.0 57.3 55.3 53.7 53.7
13.5 56.9 59.1 57.4 55.3 55.8
14.5 59.3 61.3 59.5 57.9 58.6
15.5 62.2 63.6 62.2 61.8 61.4
16.5 64.3 66.2 64.6 63.6 62.9
17.5 66.2 67.8 66.6 65.9 64.7
18.5 67.0 68.3 67.4 66.5 65.6
19.5 67.3 68.6 67.6 66.9 66.2
20.5 67.5 69.1 67.6 66.9 66.5
21.5 67.6 68.2 67.8 67.2 66.6

Grateful acknowledgement is due to the headmaster of the Public School for allowing measurments to be made, and especially to one of his science masters , who carried out the work on our behalf.

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