Deadlift vs Bench Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of deadlift lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of bench press lifts.

Metric Deadlift Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 5,385 11,372 ↓5,987 ↓53%
Total lifts entered 7,724,948 13,354,162 ↓5,629,214 ↓42%

Male comparison

The average deadlift entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average bench press.

The bodyweight of men entering deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering bench press lifts.

Metric Deadlift Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 334.3 lb 213.9 lb ↑120.4 lb ↑56%
Elite lift 552.1 lb 368.7 lb ↑183.4 lb ↑50%
Average bodyweight 177.5 lb 176.6 lb ↑0.9 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 1,647,946 2,469,102 ↓821,156 ↓33%

Female comparison

The average deadlift entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average bench press.

The bodyweight of women entering deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering bench press lifts.

Metric Deadlift Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 193.8 lb 110.4 lb ↑83.4 lb ↑76%
Elite lift 347.2 lb 219.5 lb ↑127.7 lb ↑58%
Average bodyweight 144.3 lb 145.8 lb ↓1.6 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 354,394 335,632 ↑18,762 ↑6%