# What is depth in a desk?

**Desk Depth**& Standard Dimensions. Width is the horizontal length – or left to right length when sitting properly at a

**desk**.

**Depth**is the measurement from front to back of the

**desk**top. The

**depth**of the table can make our lives better by easing work.

Thereof, what is a good depth for a desk?

A standing **desk** (versus a lap **desk**) is normally 30 to 60 inches wide and 20 to 30 inches **deep**. A conventional office **desk** is often about 60 inches wide and 30 inches **deep**. The knee space under the **desk** should be 20 to 26 inches high, no less than 20 to 24 inches wide, and 12 to 15 inches **deep**.

Subsequently, one may also ask, what is the size of a desk?

The standard desk height is 29 to 30 **inches** (74 to 76 centimeters). Freestanding desks range in size, but common dimensions are 48, 60 and 72 in. (122, 152 and 183 cm) wide and 24, 30 and 36 in. (61, 76 and 91 cm) deep.

**Room Behind** Your **Chair** 23 inches (59cm) is the minimum distance required for a **chair behind a desk**. This **would** fit a modest sized **chair**. For more comfort and to accommodate a bigger office **chair** increase the **chair** clearance to 30 inches (76cm).