What is the average male shoe size?
The average male shoe size in the UK is 9, but a few years back the average male shoe size was 8. Obesity is probably responsible for the increase in shoe size. Medical experts claim that hormones in high-density food are causing larger body parts such as hands and feet.
Can you calculate your own shoe size?
The shoe size of a grown man is calculated using the following formula:
Adult shoe size = 3 x length in inches – 22
If you want to know your shoe size and you already know the length of your foot, you can use the table below:
|Foot length:||Shoe size:|
|9.5in (24.1 cm)||6|
|9.6in (24.4 cm)||6.5|
|9.8in (24.8 cm)||7|
|10in (25.4 cm)||7.5|
|10.1in (25.7 cm)||8|
|10.2in (26.0 cm)||8.5|
|10.5in (26.7 cm)||9|
|10.6in (27.0 cm)||9.5|
|10.7in (27.3 cm)||10|
|11in (27.9 cm)||10.5|
What is the biggest male shoe size ever?
The biggest shoe ever made was worn by a male with shoe size 37AA! His name was Robert Wadlow, he died at age 22.
Is the height of a man correlated to his shoe size?
Experts cannot seem to agree on this. Some studies claim that there is no correlation between height and shoe size, other studies however disagree. The overview below shows male heights and the correlating average shoe size.
|Height man:||Average shoe size:|
|5ft 5in (165 cm)||5|
|5ft 6.1in (168 cm)||8|
|5ft 6.9in (170 cm)||7|
|5ft 8.1in (173 cm)||9|
|5ft 8.9in (175 cm)||9.5|
|5ft 10.9in (180 cm)||10.5|
|6ft 1.2in (186 cm)||11|
|6ft 4in (193 cm)||11|