Shoe Size Conversion Comparison

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shoe size conversion

Shoes are generally provided in one width size, so the numerical sizes you see on this page relate to the shoe length. Are you looking for a conversion? There are several different shoe size systems that are used worldwide, we provide shoe size conversion for the British, European, American and Japanese shoe size systems.

The Japanese shoe size system is based on the length of the foot in centimeters (cm), so you can always measure your feet at home and compare the size with our shoe size conversion charts below.

Ladies shoe sizes
British 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8
European
34 35 35.5 36 37 37.5 38 38.5 39 39.5 40 41 42
American 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5
Japanese - CM 21.5 22 22.5 23 23 23.5 24 24 24.5 25 25.5 26 26.5
Mens shoe sizes
British 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11 11.5 12
European 38 38.7 39.3 40 40.5 41 42 42.5 43 44 44.5 45 46 46.7 47
American 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11 11.5 12 12.5
Japanese - CM 23.5 24 24.5 25 25.5 26 26.5 27 27.5 28 28.5 29 29.5 30 30.5
Girls shoe sizes
British 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11 11.5 12 12.5 13 13.5 1 1.5 2 2.5
European 26 26.5 27 27.5 28 28.5 29 30 30.5 31 31.5 32.2 33 33.5 34 35
American 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11 11.5 12 12.5 13 13.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3
Japanese - CM 14.5 15 15.5 16 16.5 17 17.5 18 18.5 19 19.5 20 20.5 21 21.5 22
Boys shoe sizes
British 11 11.5 12 12.5 13 13.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5
European 29 29.7 30.5 31 31.5 33 33.5 34 34.7 35 35.5 36 37 37.5
American 11.5 12 12.5 13 13.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5 5
Japanese - CM 16.5 17 17.5 18 18.5 19 19.5 20 20.5 21 21.5 22 22.5 23

Adult Shoe Sizes

If you are unsure of your correct shoe size, we recommend that you get them professionally measured at one of the footwear retailers. Make sure you are wearing the correct size shoes as ill-fitting shoes can lead to problems, including discomfort, pain and other common conditions. To check an American, European or Japanese size use our conversion chart above.

Childrens Shoe Sizes

A Child's feet do not fully form until they are in their late teens. Their shoes should be properly fitted and have enough room so that their feet can grow healthily.