There are two factors involved: the weight of the casket and the weight of the deceased. Most American metallic or wooden caskets weigh between 200 and 250 lbs. According to recent health statitics, the average weight of an American adult male is close to 200 lbs, and that of an adult female close to 170 lbs. Thus the average total weight will be in the range of 400 lbs.
There is no 'average' weight for a male in North America, or anywhere else, because weight is related to height and body composition. For imore information about adult weight in relation to height, and to see the distribution of weights and heights of children and teenagers at various ages, please see the page links, further down this page, listed under "Related Questions."
This depends on many factors, such as age, weight, height, and activity level. Typical guidelines suggest the following: Average Adult Male - 2,500 kcal Average Adule Femal - 2,000 kcal This is the suggested amount for weight maintenance. If you want to gain or lose weight, calories would need to be adjusted accordingly.