Brick Size:
Bricks are made of various sizes. Normally the length should be double the width plus the thickness of one vertical joint.
Thus, one stretcher along the wall will cover two headers placed across it with a joint between them. The size of brick as stated in IS – 1970.
Detail  Length  Brwadth  Height 
Without mortar  190mm  90mm  90mm 
With mortar  200mm  100mm  100mm 
Generally, 1 m^{3} brick weighs about 1800 kg. Thus, the average weight of brick will be about 3.00 to 3.5 kg.
Standard Brick Size & Weight
The ratios of L x B x H or T are so chosen that the bricks, when laid in masonry, make a pattern so that vertical joints do not come one above the other in alternate courses.
Larger sizes that require a mason to use both hands to lift and place in masonry should be about 1718 Kg and are termed as Blocks.
Also, read : Brick Masonry  Types of Bricks  Types of Brick Masonry Work
Importance Point of Brick Dimension
From the very beginning of the invention of bricks, the dimension of brick is very important. Because bricks are used in various construction and other ways.
So that different fields need a different size of a brick. Different shape, different formation is also required. Different countries make brick in different ways for different uses.
Standard Brick Size With Shape
BRICK NAME 
BRICK SHAPE 
SIZE OF BRICK IN FT and INCH 
SIZE OF BRICK IN MM 

6″ x 4″ x 16″ THRUWALL 
55/8″ x 35/8″ x 155/8″ 
143 x 92 x 397 

8″ x 4″ x 16″ THRUWALL 
75/8″ x 35/8″ x 155/8″ 
194 x 92 x 397 

8″ x 8″ x 16″ THRUWALL 
75/8″ x 75/8″ x 155/8″ 
194 x 194 x 407 

AMBASSADOR 

35/8″ x 21/4″ x 155/8″ 
92 x 57 x 397 
DOUBLE MONARCH 
35/8″ x 75/8″ x 155/8″ 
92 x194 x 397 

DOUBLE UTILITY 
35/8″ x 75/8″ x 115/8″ 
92 x 194 x 295 

JUMBO MODULAR 
35/8″ x 23/4″ x 75/8″ 
92 x 70 x 194 

JUMBO NORMAN 
35/8″ x 23/4″ x 115/8″ 
92 x 70 x 295 

JUMBO STANDARD 
35/8″ x 23/4″ x 8″ 
92 x 70 x 203 

JUMBO STANDARD (PLT 3) 
35/8″ x 25/8″ x 8″ 
92 x 67 x 203 

MODULAR 
35/8″ x 21/4″ x 75/8″ 
92 x 57 x 194 

MODULAR ECONOMO 
35/8″ x 35/8″ x 75/8″ 
92 x 92 x 194 

MONARCH 
35/8″ x 35/8″ x 155/8″ 
92 x 92 x 397 

NORMAN 
35/8″ x 21/4″ x 115/8″ 
92 x 57 x 295 

QUAD 
35/8″ x 75/8″ x 75/8″ 
92 x 194 x 194 

QUEEN 
31/8″ x 23/4″ x 95/8″ 
79 x 70 x 244 

ROMAN 
35/8″ x 15/8″ x 115/8″ 
92 x 41 x 295 

SLIM JUMBO MODULAR 
31/8″ x 23/4″ x 75/8″ 
76 x 70 x 194 

SLIM JUMBO NORMAN 
31/8″ x 23/4″ x 115/8″ 
79 x 70 x 295 

STANDARD 
35/8″ x 21/4″ x 8″ 
92 x 57 x 203 

UTILITY 
35/8″ x 35/8″ x 115/8″ 
92 x 92 x 295 
Also, read: What Is Classification of Bricks  Classification of Bricks Different Base
Brick Types & Specification Based on Application
BRICK TYPE 
ASTM DESIGNATION 
USAGE / APPLICATION 

Building Brick 
ASTM C62 
Structural and nonstructural brick where appearance IS NOT important 
Ceramic Glazed Brick 
ASTM C126 
Standard glazed brick 
ChemicalResistant Brick 
ASTM C279 
Brick exposed to chemicals and acids 
Facing Brick 
ASTM C216 
Structural and nonstructural brick where appearance is important 
Firebox Brick 
ASTM C1261 
Residential fireplaces 
Heavy Vehicular Paving Brick 
ASTM C1272 
Standard or heavy vehicular traffic 
Hollow Brick 
ASTM C652 
Building or facing brick used with anchors (e.g. brick veneer) or reinforcing 
Industrial Floor Brick 
ASTM C410 
Surfacing industrial floors 
Thin Veneer Brick 
ASTM C1088 
Direct applied veneers 
Pedestrian Paving Brick 
ASTM C902 
Paving for pedestrian or very light vehicular traffic 
Sewer and Manhole Brick 
ASTM C32 
Structures for conveyance of sewage, storm water, and industrial waste 
Single Fired Glazed Brick 
ASTM C1405 
Glazed brick where the glaze is fused during firing of the main brick body 
Also, read: Test for Compressive Strength of Brick  Water Absorption  Dimensions Test
Standard Brick Dimensions
Besides any other various dimension of bricks, the global construction agencies maintain a standard dimension of brick.
In addition, this without 10 mm mortar joints,dimension of brick is 190 x 90 x 90 in mm dimension.
Standard brick size for working purpose is 200x 100x 100 in mm dimension (L x B x H).
Besides these different countries uses a different standard dimension of brick. Like
India Standard Brick Dimensions
The standard brick dimension is 230 x 114x 76 mm (lL x B x H) as prescribed by BIS. With mortar thickness, the dimension of the brick remains 2250 x 10 x 85 mm.
Nepal Standard Brick Dimensions
The standard brick dimension is 240 x 115 x 57 mm (length x depth x height), which is prescribed by the National Building Code (NBC) of Nepal.
Bangladesh Standard Brick Dimension
In Bangladesh, standard brick dimension is 9 1⁄2 x 4 1⁄2 x 2 3⁄4 inch (length x depth x height).
United Kingdom Standard Brick Dimensions
The standard dimension of a modern brick is 215 × 102.5 × 65 in mm (length x depth x height) dimension.
United States Standard Brick Dimensions
modern standard brick dimension 203 × 92 × 57 mm. The more commonly used is the modular brick, which dimension is 194 × 92 × 57 mm (length x depth x height).
Australia Standard Brick Dimensions
Boral company prescribed the standard brick size 230 x 110 x 76 mm (length x depth x height). Also, different size bricks are produced there.
Cyclonic Areas Standard Brick Dimensions
Cyclonic areas larger hollow bricks are used, which standard dimension is 290 x 140 x 90 mm (length x depth x height).
Standard Brick Size in Different Country
Country 
SIZE OF BRICK IN FT and INCH 
SIZE OF BRICK IN MM 

Australia 
9 × 4⅓ × 3 
230 × 110 × 76 
Denmark (Standard Brick Size)LL 
9 × 4¼ × 2¼ 
228 × 108 × 54 
Germany 
9 × 4¼ × 2¾ 
240 × 115 × 71 
India 
9 × 4¼ × 2¾ 
228 × 107 × 69 
Romania 
9 × 4¼ × 2½ 
240 × 115 × 63 
Russia 
10 × 4¾ × 2½ 
250 × 120 × 65 
South Africa 
8¾ × 4 × 3 
222 × 106 × 73 
Sweden (Standard Brick Size) 
10 × 4¾ × 2½ 
250 × 120 × 62 
United Kingdom 
8½ × 4 × 2½ 
215 × 102.5 × 65 
United States of America 
7⅝ × 3⅝ × 2¼ 
194 × 92 × 57 
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