Squat vs Deadlift

Overall comparison

The daily number of squat lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of deadlift lifts.

Metric Squat Deadlift Difference Percent
Daily count 6,456 5,385 ↑1,071 ↑20%
Total lifts entered 7,651,637 7,724,948 ↓73,311 ↓1%

Male comparison

The average squat entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average deadlift.

The bodyweight of men entering squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering deadlift lifts.

Metric Squat Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 284.3 lb 334.3 lb ↓50 lb ↓15%
Elite lift 481.1 lb 552.1 lb ↓71 lb ↓13%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 177.5 lb ↓0.9 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 1,704,549 1,647,946 ↑56,603 ↑3%

Female comparison

The average squat entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average deadlift.

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

Metric Squat Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 161.4 lb 193.8 lb ↓32.3 lb ↓17%
Elite lift 299.5 lb 347.2 lb ↓47.7 lb ↓14%
Average bodyweight 141.7 lb 144.3 lb ↓2.5 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 363,018 354,394 ↑8,624 ↑2%