Mexico Shoe Size vs US Size: What are the Shoe Sizes in Mexico?

How different are Mexico shoe size to US sizes? Mexico shoe sizes are based on the length of your foot in centimeters, whereas US shoe sizes use a number system.

Mexican shoe sizes and their system differ from the US, UK or European shoe sizing systems. If you’re visiting Mexico, and need to buy some new shoes, you’ll need to know how to convert a Mexico shoe size to US sizes.

A pro-tip from the size-charts team: Mexican shoe sizes generally are smaller than US shoe sizes.

Mexico Shoe Size vs US Size: What are the Shoe Sizes in Mexico?
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It is essential to know that Mexican shoe sizes will be hard to find in the bigger US sizes (or EU size). This is because of body length and height differences between the different populations.

European or Americans tend to be taller and bigger than Mexicans, which explains the need for bigger shoes.

Find out more about shoe sizes here

This blog post will provide a helpful chart that will make the conversion process easy! If you need to convert your MX size into UK or EU sizes, check the last size chart on this page

All Frequently asked questions on MX to US shoes size conversion we received, you can access in the FAQ section below

Table of Content Of Mexican Shoe Sizes vs. US Shoe Sizes

How To Convert Mexican Shoe Sizes Into US Shoe Sizes? 

In Mexico, shoe sizes are different from those in the United States. As stated above, shoe sizes in Mexico is noted in centimeters.

Sometimes the sizes are shortened, as an example: a size 24.5 may be labeled as “4.5,” and a size 25 may be marked as “5”.

The best way to convert Mexican shoe sizes to their comparable US or UK sizes, take the centimeter measurement of the Mexican shoes and convert it to inches. From that point it’s easy to convert to shoe sizes.

Mexico Shoe size conversion chart

In order to make things as easy as possible for you, we’ve compiled a helpful chart that will show you how to convert your shoe size from US to Mexico.

The charts below will make the conversion less confusing and help ensure that you get the perfect fit when shopping for shoes in Mexico or online.

Kids shoe size chart Mexico

Mexico Baby Shoe Size Chart

The chart below has the Mexican size with the US size next to it. The measurements and sizes are for babies. These are based on the average foot length in centimeters.

Note that average numbers are not the exact measurement for every brand or style of shoe. When purchasing, check the size chart of the specific brand or style you are interested in.

Shoe Size Chart For Babies
AgeUS SizeMexicocminches
0-5 months077.93.13
6-9 months31010.54.13
9-12 months41111.44.5

Tip: If you know the US size, convert it by adding 7. For example, if your baby is US size 3, then you add 7 so the baby is size 10 in Mexico. This only works for sizes 0-13.

Toddler Shoe Size Chart

To learn the conversion and measurements of US sizes to Mexico shoe sizes for toddlers, check out the size chart below. 

Shoe Size Chart For Toddlers
AgeUS SizeMexicocminches
12-15 months51212.14.75
15-18 months61313.05.13
1 ½ – 2 years714145.5
2 years81514.65.75
3 years91615.66.13

Shoe Size Chart For kids and teens

For kids from 4-13 years old, check the measurement below with the converted US shoe size. Measurements are in centimeter and inches for easier conversion.  a complete kids shoe size by age post you find here

AgeUS SizeMexicocminches
4-6 years101716.56.5
7-13 years1Y2119.77.75

Tip: When in doubt, always go up a size. It’s better to have a shoe that’s too big than too small.

Mexico Shoe Size Chart for Women 

The table below has the Mexican size with the US size next to it. Note that measurements are estimates and you should try it on before purchasing.

If to avail through online, read the brand’s exact measurements as it may vary from the chart below.

Below is the detailed Mexican shoe size chart for women:

Mexican Women’s Size (cm)US Women’s SizeFoot length (inches) 
1817 ⅓ 
18.5 1.57 ½ 
1927 ⅔ 
19.52.57 ⅚ 
20.53.58 ⅙ 
2148 ⅓ 
21.54.58 ½ 
2258 ⅔ 
22.55.58 ⅚ 
23.56.59 ⅙  
2479 ⅓ 
24.57.59 ½ 
2589 ⅔ 
25.58.59 ⅚ 
26.59.510 ⅙ 
271010 ⅓ 
27.510.510 ½ 
281110 ⅔ 
28.511.510 ⅚ 
29.512.511 ⅙ 
301311 ⅓ 
30.513.511 ½ 
311411 ⅔ 
31.514.511 ⅚ 
32.515.512 ⅙ 
331612 ⅓ 
33.516.512 ½ 
341712 ⅔ 

Mexico Men’s Shoe Size Chart  

Check out the table below for the men’s shoe sizes measurements comparing US and Mexico.

Tip: If you are a size 8 or higher in US sizes and want to buy in Mexico, it’s better to look for a store that also carries US sizes.

Mexicans generally have smaller feet than Americans, so it’s difficult to find big sizes in Mexico.

Here is the detailed Mexican shoe size chart for us men shoe size:

Mexican Men’s Size (cm)US Men’s SizeFoot length (inches) 
190.57 ⅔ 
19.517 ⅚ 
20.528 ⅙ 
212.58 ⅓ 
21.538 ½ 
223.58 ⅔ 
22.548 ⅚ 
23.559 ⅙  
245.59 ⅓ 
24.569 ½ 
256.59 ⅔ 
25.579 ⅚ 
26.5810 ⅙ 
278.510 ⅓ 
27.5910 ½ 
289.510 ⅔ 
28.51010 ⅚ 
29.51111 ⅙ 
3011.511 ⅓ 
30.51211 ½ 
3112.511 ⅔ 
31.51311 ⅚ 
32.51412 ⅙ 
3314.512 ⅓ 
33.51512 ½ 
3415.512 ⅔ 

Mexican Shoe Size Conversion Charts (US, UK, EU)

MX (cm)Foot Length (Inches)US Men’sUS Women’sUKEU
197 2 ⁄ 30.52032
19.57 5 ⁄ 612.50.532.5
20.58 1 ⁄ 623.51.533.5
218 1 ⁄ 32.54234
21.58 1 ⁄ 234.52.534.5
228 2 ⁄ 33.55335
22.58 5 ⁄ 645.53.535.5
23.59 1 ⁄ 656.54.537
249 1 ⁄ 35.57537.5
24.59 1 ⁄ 267.55.538
259 2 ⁄ 36.58639
25.59 5 ⁄ 678.56.539.5
26.510 1 ⁄ 689.57.540.5
2710 1 ⁄ 38.510841.5
27.510 1 ⁄ 2910.58.541.5
2810 2 ⁄ 39.511942.5
28.510 5 ⁄ 61011.59.543.5
29.511 1 ⁄ 61112.510.544.5
3011 1 ⁄ 311.5131145.5
30.511 1 ⁄ 21213.511.546
3111 2 ⁄ 312.5141246.5
31.511 5 ⁄ 61314.512.547
32.512 1 ⁄ 61415.513.548.5
3312 1 ⁄ 314.5161449
33.512 1 ⁄ 21516.514.549.5
3412 2 ⁄ 315.5171550

How to measure your feet for Mexico shoe size?

How do i know my Mexican shoe size and how to convert into US shoe sizes?

How to understand shoe width with more parameters can be found here.
Find out How to measure your shoe size correctly here.

10 easy steps to measure your feet correctly:

  1. Measure your feet in the afternoon.
    Your feet swell during the day, it’s best to measure your feet at their fullest
  2. Stand When Measuring
    When in a wheelchair there’s no pressure on the feet, so it’s unnecessary to stand up.
  3. Wear socks
    In many shoes you most probably wear socks. Make sure you wear socks when you measure your feet.
  4. Be precise
  5. Measure both feet
    Measure your left and right foot separately as they’re not the same length. Take the biggest measurement to determine your shoe Size
  6. Stand on your piece of paper
    Keeping your body weight over your foot, trace a thin line around the outside of your entire foot.
  7. Start drawing
    When drawing the line, hold the pen perpendicular to the ground.
  8. Measure the length of your feet
    Measure vertically down the length of your foot tracing. This is your foot length.
  9. Find your width fitting by drawing or with measuring tape
    Measure horizontally across the widest part of your foot tracing. This is your foot width.
  10. Determine your Mexican shoes size in the conversion charts
    Start from the measurement in inches or centimeters and define your size in the charts for men, women or kids

FAQs on Mexico shoe sizes vs US sizing

What Is The Average Shoe Size In Mexico?

According to Healthline, the average shoe size around the world for women is Mexico Shoe Size 4-5. In men, the average shoe size is Mexico Shoe Size 6-9.

Is Mexico Shoe Size Same As US?

No, Mexico shoe sizes are not the same as US shoe sizes. The difference between Mexican and American shoe sizes is about two to three sizes. For example, if you wear a size eight in the United States, you would wear a six using the Mexico shoe size.

What Is The Biggest Shoe Size In Mexico?

The biggest shoe size in Mexico for men and women is 11 which is size 13 in men’s US and 14 in women’s US.

What Is Mexico Shoe Size 4 In USA?

The measurement for a size four in Mexico is 9.4 inches in length. A size 4 in Mexico is equivalent to 6 in men and 7 in women.

What Is Mexico Shoe Size 7 In US?

The measurement for a size seven in Mexico is 10.4 inches in length. A size 7 in Mexico is equivalent to a size 9 in men and a 10 in women.

What are shoe sizes in Mexico explained

What are the shoe sizes in Mexico? by People·WHYS

Final Thoughts

We hope this blog has helped you understand the difference between Mexico shoe sizes and US shoe sizes. With the help of our chart, converting your size will be a breeze!

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us in the comments section below. We would love to hear from you!

Happy shopping! 

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