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Standard measurements for dining tables

Standard measurements for dining tables

Dining tables come in a standard size like many other furniture. You can easily determine if the standard dining room table measurements are apt for your space by considering some important factors.

Two important factors to be considered are –

  • How many people are to be seated?
  • The space available for placing the furniture.


Choose the shape of the table according to the room. Match your requirements and opt for 4 seats or 6 seats dining table in round, rectangular, oval or square shape.

Irrespective of the shape of the dining table, the height remains consistent. The height of the table should be such that people with average height have enough clearance space above the knees when they sit around the table. The table should not be too high that it is uncomfortable for people to sit in a straight posture. Standard height of dining tables is 30" to 35"

Standard Measurements for a Rectangular Table (Length x Width in Inches):
For Four Persons: 36 x 48
For Four to Six Persons: 36 x 60
For Six to Eight Persons: 36 x78

Buy rectangular dining table 6 seater Standard Measurements for a Round Table (Diameter in Inches):
For Four Persons: 36 - 44
For Four to Six Persons: 44 - 54
For Six to Eight Persons: 60 - 70

Standard Measurements for an Oval Table (Length x Width in Inches):
For Four people: 28 x 46- 42 x 54
For Six people: 36 x 56 - 42 x 64
For Eight people: 42 x 72 - 42 x 84
For Ten people: 42 x 90 - 42 x 96
For Twelve people: 42 x 100 - 42 x 120

Buy oval dining tabler Standard Measurements for a Square Table (Length x Width in Inches):
For Four Persons: 36 x 36
For Four to Six Persons: 44 x 44

When buying online, make sure you read the measurements properly and make your buying decisions accordingly. Always check the product descriptions for all the material related information. Add the perfect one and enhance the beauty of your home décor.