Child Energy Requirements Calculator

Child Energy Requirements Calculator

Find out the estimated energy requirement (EER) for infants, children and adolescents. The estimated energy requirement is defined as the average dietary energy intake that will maintain energy balance in a healthy person of a given gender, age, weight, height, and physical activity level. The EERs for children take into account the energy that is needed for growth.


Last Reviewed: 19 August 2015


Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and National Health and Medical Research Council. Nutrient Reference Values for Australia and New Zealand Including Recommended Dietary Intakes. 2006. Endorsed by the NHMRC on 9 September 2005.