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The human ear is separated into external, middle and internal parts. The pinna along with the external acoustic meatus constitutes the external ear. The measurements of the external ear are employed in forensic investigation in recognizing gender and ethnicity in human population. The analysis from the present study showed a higher mean total ear height of 5.74 047 in males than females. However, when compared in males the height is more in left ear than right. The Malays are having a larger ear than other two races in Malaysian population. The conclusion of this study disclosed a variance in dimensions in indices of the external ear.