Squat vs Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Squat Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 6,456 11,372 ↓4,916 ↓43%
Total lifts entered 7,651,637 13,354,162 ↓5,702,525 ↓43%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Squat Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 284.3 lb 213.9 lb ↑70.5 lb ↑33%
Elite lift 481.1 lb 368.7 lb ↑112.4 lb ↑30%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 176.6 lb ↑0.1 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 1,704,549 2,469,102 ↓764,553 ↓31%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Squat Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 161.4 lb 110.4 lb ↑51.1 lb ↑46%
Elite lift 299.5 lb 219.5 lb ↑80 lb ↑36%
Average bodyweight 141.7 lb 145.8 lb ↓4.1 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 363,018 335,632 ↑27,386 ↑8%