Average breast size for a woman
In , the average British woman was 5ft 2ins tall, weighed 9st 10lbs, had size three feet and was a dress size The statistics have been compiled by lingerie brand Bluebella , who researched data on changing body shapes using data from the fashion industry, the British Bra Survey, Office of National Statistics and the NHS. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles.
The UK’s favourite breast size and shape revealed by region
How much do my boobs really weigh?
Breast size is determined by a number of factors, including body type, overall weight and body fat percentage. The average breast measurement in the U. The average bra size has increased over the years, which could be due in part to weight gain or breast augmentation, but also could be attributed to the fact that more women are getting properly sized for their bras. Breast measurement by bra size is a combination of two numbers: ribcage circumference and bust line circumference. For a proper bra sizing, the ribcage measurement is taken directly below the breasts with the tape parallel to the floor, while the bust measurement is taken where the breasts are fullest, usually at nipple level. The ribcage measurement is related to the number, or band size, of a bra, while the difference between ribcage and bust line indicates the letter, or cup size. At a 34DD bra size, the average women has a ribcage measurement of 29 to 30 inches and a bust line measurement of 38 to 39 inches.
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Breast size is a topic of contention, and some men and women are very specific about what is the right size for them. However, a C cup is the perfect size, according to a recent survey. A C cup is also the most frequently asked for size among patients, one doctor revealed. The best breast shape according to Britons has been revealed. A survey asked UK men and women what their ideal mammary measurements were across all six regions of the UK, with some surprising results.
This calculator estimates bra size based on bust size and band size frame size. The bust size is the loose circumference measured around the chest over the fullest part of the breasts, while standing straight with arms to the side, and wearing a properly fitted bra. The band or frame size is the firm circumference , fitted not tightly, measured directly underneath the breasts.