Number of Bones in Human Body

GroupNumber of BonesTotal
Skull 22
Vertebral Column
[Cervical Vertebrae – 7 ; Thoracic/dorsal Vertebrae – 12
Lumbar Vertebrae – 5 ; Sacral Vertebrae – 1 ; Coccygeal Vertebrae – 1]
26
Ribs 24
Finger bones or Phalanges14 (in each hand)28
Toe bones or Phalanges14 (in each foot)28
Wrist bones or Carpals8 (in each wrist)16
Ankle bones or Tarsals7 (in each ankle)14
Metacarpals510
Metatarsals510
Ears36
Total number of bones in groups184