International Journal of
Sociology and Anthropology

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Sociol. Anthropol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-988X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJSA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 331

Full Length Research Paper

Anthropometric measurements for young males in Saudi Arabia

Waleed Basuliman
  • Waleed Basuliman
  • Industrial Engineering Department, College of Engineering, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia.
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  •  Received: 10 October 2016
  •  Accepted: 14 April 2017
  •  Published: 31 July 2018


The purpose of this study was to fill the gap of not having enough anthropometric data for young males in Saudi Arabia. Developing an anthropometric database on Saudi adults will help the local designers, manufactures and producers to create more efficient industrial applications, and products for Saudi population. The study was performed in the Riyadh city, the capital and the largest city in Saudi Arabia, among a sample of Saudi males aged between 19 to 26 years old. 
Key words: Anthropometric data, Saudi Adults.