Enter the total body volume (L) and the height (m^2) into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Body Volume Index. 

Body Volume Index Formula

BVI = TBV / H^2


  • BVI is the Body Volume Index (L/m^2)
  • TBV is the total body volume (L)
  • H is the height (m^2)

To calculate Body Volume Index, divide the total body volume by the square of the height.

How to Calculate Body Volume Index?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Body Volume Index.

  1. First, determine the total body volume (L). 
  2. Next, determine the height (m^2). 
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = BVI = TBV / H^2.
  4. Finally, calculate the Body Volume Index.
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total body volume (L) = 25

height (m^2) = 3