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Belonging to the ANSI series, the Statement paper size, also known as the Half Letter, is a unique and versatile format. It measures 5.5 x 8.5 inches or 139.7 x 216 millimeters, making it exactly half the size of a standard Letter sheet.

This compact dimension offers an array of practical applications. From brochures to booklets, personal stationery to small-scale drawings, Statement paper provides an efficient use of space without compromising readability.

Statement paper dimensions


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2A046.81 x 66.221189 x 1682119 x 1683370 x 4768
A120.51 x 0.7113 x 181 x 237 x 51
4A066.22 x 93.621682 x 2378168 x 2384768 x 6741
A110.71 x 1.0218 x 262 x 351 x 74
A101.02 x 1.4626 x 373 x 474 x 105
A3+12.95 x 19.02329 x 48333 x 48933 x 1369
A1+23.98 x 35.98609 x 91461 x 911726 x 2591
A0+35.98 x 50.87914 x 129291 x 1292591 x 3662
A64.13 x 5.83105 x 14811 x 15298 x 420
A55.83 x 8.27148 x 21015 x 21420 x 595
A48.27 x 11.69210 x 29721 x 30595 x 842
A311.69 x 16.54297 x 42030 x 42842 x 1191
A91.46 x 2.0537 x 524 x 5105 x 147
A216.54 x 23.39420 x 59442 x 591191 x 1684
A82.05 x 2.9152 x 745 x 7147 x 210
A123.39 x 33.11594 x 84159 x 841684 x 2384
A72.91 x 4.1374 x 1057 x 11210 x 298
A033.11 x 46.81841 x 118984 x 1192384 x 3370

Interestingly, despite its American origin and alignment with the ANSI series (American National Standards Institute), Statement paper has gained global recognition and usage due to its convenient size and adaptability.

Moreover, this format's popularity in digital platforms is noteworthy. E-books and PDFs often utilize Statement size for optimal viewing on smaller screens such as tablets or e-readers.

Whether for print or digital media, the Statement paper size offers a balance between space efficiency and readability that few other formats can match.

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Interesting facts about Statement

1: Statement paper is also known as "Half Letter" or "Memo" size

Statement paper, measuring 5.5 x 8.5 inches (139.7 x 215.9 mm), is commonly referred to as "Half Letter" or "Memo" size in North America. It is half the size of a standard letter-sized sheet.

2: Statement paper was historically used for business correspondence

In the past, statement paper was widely used for business correspondence, such as memos, invoices, and statements. Its compact size made it convenient for quick communication within organizations.

3: Statement paper is compatible with envelope sizes A2 and A9

If you need to send a statement-sized document in an envelope, you can use either an A2 (4.375 x 5.75 inches) or an A9 (5.75 x 8.75 inches) envelope to fit the statement paper perfectly.

4: The dimensions of statement paper are part of the ANSI/ASME Y14 series

The dimensions of statement paper are part of the ANSI/ASME Y14 series, which defines various standard drawing sheet sizes used in engineering and technical documentation.

5: Statement paper can be easily converted from letter-sized sheets

To obtain statement-sized sheets from standard letter-sized (8.5 x 11 inches) ones, you can simply cut them in half vertically using a guillotine cutter or a sharp blade.

6: The aspect ratio of statement paper is approximately √2

The aspect ratio (width-to-height ratio) of statement paper is approximately √2, which means that when you fold it in half, the resulting dimensions maintain the same aspect ratio.

7: Statement paper is commonly used for notepads and small notebooks

Due to its compact size, statement paper is often used for notepads and small notebooks. It provides a convenient writing surface while being easily portable.

8: Statement paper is compatible with some personal-sized organizers

If you use a personal-sized organizer or planner, statement paper can be an ideal choice for inserts. Its smaller dimensions fit well within these organizers without any need for trimming.

9: Statement paper is sometimes used for printing booklets or brochures

In certain cases, statement-sized sheets are utilized to print booklets or brochures. The smaller size allows for easy handling and distribution of these printed materials.

10: Statement paper can be found in various weights and finishes

Just like other types of paper, statement paper comes in different weights (thickness) and finishes (such as matte or glossy). This variety allows users to choose the most suitable option based on their specific needs.