Aug 05, · The average head circumference of an adult male and female is and inches, respectively. However, averages vary widely depending on the age and. This trend continues to decelerate across the first year; between 6 and 9 months, head circumference increases 2 cm ( in.) and between 9 and 12 months, head circumference increases only 1 cm ( in.), approximately.
these measurements show that adult head circumference is related to height. Themean head circumference of a male of average height is above the 97th centile for a 16 year old on the Tanner charts. The paediatric charts are therefore inappropriate for use in adultmales. (Arch Dis Child ;) Measurement of the occipitofrontal head cir-Cited by: