Women Shoe Size Chart: Conversion, Kids to Women | UK, EU, US

Finding the perfect pair of shoes is difficult in general with many things to consider other than just the length and style. But then, when you have to think about the sizing differences for UK, US, Euro and shoe brands from Asia, the task becomes even more challenging. Women shoe sizes also follow a different standard from men or children’s shoe sizes.

In general, the main difference between women and men shoe sizes is the width. Women’s shoes are usually built to be wider in the toe and forefoot area, narrower towards the heel. The US have a different sizing for women, while in the UK and Europe, shoe sizing is usually unisex.

We’ve rounded up sizes and conversion charts below to help you find the perfect shoe size, whatever the sizing standard used is. Finding the perfect size is difficult, use the charts and tips below to make it easier.

Women Shoe Size Chart

Women shoe sizes in the UK are listed from a size 0 to a size 15, which corresponds to a measurement of 19.4 cm (7 ⅔ inches) to 32.1 cm (12 ⅔ inches). In general, women’s shoe sizes in the UK have a size difference of 0.4-0.5cm in between sizes, regardless if going up to a bigger size or a smaller size. The average woman in the UK wears a shoe size six, which measures 24.5 cm or 9 ⅔ inches. In the US, the average American women have a shoe size of US 8.5 and 9, which measures 9 ⅚ to 10 inches.

Use the table below to easily convert your foot length to UK women sizes.

UK WomenFoot Length (cm)Foot Length (Inches)
019.47 2 ⁄ 3
0.519.87 5 ⁄ 6
120.38
1.520.78 1 ⁄ 6
221.18 1 ⁄ 3
2.521.58 1 ⁄ 2
322.08 2 ⁄ 3
3.522.48 5 ⁄ 6
422.89
4.523.29 1 ⁄ 6
523.79 1 ⁄ 3
5.524.19 1 ⁄ 2
624.59 2 ⁄ 3
6.524.99 5 ⁄ 6
725.410
7.525.810 1 ⁄ 6
826.210 1 ⁄ 3
8.526.610 1 ⁄ 2
927.010 2 ⁄ 3
9.527.510 5 ⁄ 6
1027.911
10.528.311 1 ⁄ 6
1128.711 1 ⁄ 3
11.529.211 1 ⁄ 2
1229.611 2 ⁄ 3
12.530.011 5 ⁄ 6
1330.412
13.530.912 1 ⁄ 6
1431.312 1 ⁄ 3
14.531.712 1 ⁄ 2
1532.112 2 ⁄ 3

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European Shoe Size Conversion Women

In general, European shoe sizes either for men or women do not separate sizes for children and adults. Smaller shoe sizes at one end of the size spectrum are sizes that fit kids, while on the other end are sizes that could be worn by adults.

European shoe sizes, like the UK sizes are also measured in centimeters rather than inches which is used in the US sizing. Shoe sizes are also unisex, meaning the length for men and women could be the same, unlike in the US sizing which clearly differentiates sizes for men, women, and children. With this, a woman who wears a shoe size 36 would probably comfortable just the same in a men’s shoe as a women’s shoe in terms of how the shoe will fit. Style, color, and design often identify whether footwear is suitable for women or men.

Women’s shoe sizes in the EU standard is labeled starting with a size 32 which measures 7 ⅔ inches and is a UK size 0 and a US size 2. It goes up to EU size 46, translating to an 11 ½ inches foot length which in UK sizing is a size 15. In the US, i is a size 13.5.

The easiest way to convert a UK women’s shoe size to EU size is to add 32 to your existing UK size. If you are wearing a UK size 0, for example, your size in EU standard is EU 32.

To convert women’s shoe size from UK In translating to US sizing, add 30-31 to your existing US size. If you are wearing a US womens size 9, for example, then in EU size, a size 39 to 40 will probably be the best fit for you.

UK WomenEU WomenFoot Length (Inches)Foot Length (cm)
0327 2 ⁄ 319.4
0.532.57 5 ⁄ 619.8
133820.3
1.533.58 1 ⁄ 620.7
2348 1 ⁄ 321.1
2.534.58 1 ⁄ 221.5
3358 2 ⁄ 322.0
3.535.58 5 ⁄ 622.4
436.5922.8
4.5379 1 ⁄ 623.2
537.59 1 ⁄ 323.7
5.5389 1 ⁄ 224.1
6399 2 ⁄ 324.5
6.539.59 5 ⁄ 624.9
7401025.4
7.540.510 1 ⁄ 625.8
841.510 1 ⁄ 326.2
8.541.510 1 ⁄ 226.6
942.510 2 ⁄ 327.0
9.543.510 5 ⁄ 627.5
10441127.9
10.544.511 1 ⁄ 628.3
1145.511 1 ⁄ 328.7
11.54611 1 ⁄ 229.2
1246.511 2 ⁄ 329.6
12.54711 5 ⁄ 630.0
1347.51230.4
13.548.512 1 ⁄ 630.9
144912 1 ⁄ 331.3
14.549.512 1 ⁄ 231.7
155012 2 ⁄ 332.1

All infos about European Shoe Sizes are here.

International Shoe Size Conversion Women

There are many different sizing standards worldwide that are used to identify the sizes of shoes. In women’s shoes, the most common shoe size standard used is the UK, US and EU, although there are other standards adopted like the Mexican or Japanese sizes.

To convert UK sizes to US sizes, simply add 2 to your existing UK size. For example, if you are a UK size 1, your size will be 3 in US sizes. To convert a US size to European size, simply add 30-31 to your existing US size. For example, if you are a US size 5, your EU size will most likely be an EU size 35.

Use the conversion chart below to convert your shoe sizes from UK, US, EU, Mexico, and Japan easily. Still, keep in mind that this is merely a guide. Sizes could still vary depending on the sizing standard used by specific shoe manufacturers.

UKEUUS Women'sUS Men'sMX (cm)JP (cm)
03220.51919
0.532.52.5119.519.5
13331.52020
1.533.53.5220.520.5
23442.52121
2.534.54.5321.521.5
33553.52222
3.535.55.5422.522.5
436.564.52323
4.5376.5523.523.5
537.575.52424
5.5387.5624.524.5
63986.52525
6.539.58.5725.525.5
74097.52626
7.540.59.5826.526.5
841.5108.52727
8.541.510.5927.527.5
942.5119.52828
9.543.511.51028.528.5
10441210.52929
10.544.512.51129.529.5
1145.51311.53030
11.54613.51230.530.5
1246.51412.53131
12.54714.51331.531.5
1347.51513.53232
13.548.515.51432.532.5
14491614.53333
14.549.516.51533.533.5
15501715.53434

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UK Women Shoe Size to Men

There is basically no difference between UK Women Shoe Sizes and UK Men sizes. This means that if you are a woman who wears a UK size 7, a shoe size 7 in UK men would probably be just as comfortable in the fit.

Kids to Women Shoe Size

To convert UK kids shoe sizes to women’s sizes, simply subtract 1 from your UK size number and you get the corresponding youth size. For example, if you are a UK women’s 4.5, your youth size is probably a youth 3.5 although in some occasions, the UK size for kids and women’s are the same, and you may use the size that you are used to, to look for your size in the kids sizing.

What is the Average Shoe Size for Women in the UK?

The average woman in the UK wears a shoe size six, which measures 24.5 cm or 9 ⅔ inches. In the US, the average American women have a shoe size of US 8.5 and 9, which measures 9 ⅚ to 10 inches. Worldwide, the average size of women’s shoes is a UK size 4 or a US 6 which translates to a foot length of 9 inches.

What is the Difference Between Men and Women Shoe Sizes in the UK?

If you want to convert a women shoe size to men’s sizes using the UK standard, just add at least a 1/2 value to your existing UK women’s size to find the most likely men’s shoe size that will fit you. In reverse, just subtract at least 1/2 to your men’s shoe size number to get your women’s size.

In some cases, however, your UK men’s size is the same as your women’s size. Although men’s sizes are generally a bit wider than women’s. You could opt to pick men’s shoes that’s a bit smaller than you’re typical size if you are a woman to give allowance for the width differences.

As always, this is not an exact science, and different brands could be using conversion that works very differently for your preferred brand. Check with the shop all the time before proceeding with the conversions.