How to get growth charts and data, and terms and conditions of use

Information on how to access copies of UK-WHO growth charts.

How to access charts and data

RCPCH does not provide copies of the UK-WHO growth charts, only the free low-resolution downloads available on this website.

Harlow Printing Ltd. can provide high-resolution electronic and paper copies of the growth charts.

High-resolution copies

Please email:

Hard / paper copies

Please order through Harlow Printing Ltd: and 0191 455 4286

Electronic copies

Please order through Harlow Printing Ltd: or 0191 455 4286

Growth chart data

Requests for the growth chart data should be forwarded to Life Arc, on behalf of the Medical Research Council:

Terms and conditions of use

  • The charts must not be used for the purposes of advertising or promoting other products
  • RCPCH / WHO / Department of Health must be acknowledged as chart developers in any publication or products
  • 0-4 charts are copyright © 2009 Department of Health, which must be reproduced on all copies
  • School age charts are copyright © 2012/13 Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, which must be reproduced on all copies
  • Users may not claim any IP rights over the materials or seek to restrict use of them by others
  • Anyone wishing to print the charts for commercial reasons should first contact RCPCH to discuss obtaining the relevant permissions
  • Any version printed for sale must adhere to the printing specification
  • Charts must be reproduced in whole without cropping or altering in any way
  • Chart images (for inclusion in articles etc.) may be cropped but should not otherwise be altered any should carry the notice 'Reproduced with permission of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health'.

Access to UK 1990 and UK-WHO composite data

The UK 1990 data are copyright to the UK Medical Research Council, but will usually be made available without charge upon signing of a licence agreement.

Please contact the Medical Research Council for further information at:


Please contact for any further information.