Carats to Pounds & Ounces Converter

Enter the weight in carats below to get the value converted to pounds.

Result in Pounds:

1 ct = 0.000441 lb
1 ct = 0 lb 0.007056 oz

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How to Convert Carats to Pounds

To convert a measurement in carats to a measurement in pounds, multiply the weight by the following conversion ratio: 0.000441 pounds/carat.

Since one carat is equal to 0.000441 pounds, you can use this simple formula to convert:

pounds = carats × 0.000441

The weight in pounds is equal to the weight in carats multiplied by 0.000441.

For example, here's how to convert 5,000 carats to pounds using the formula above.
pounds = (5,000 ct × 0.000441) = 2.204623 lb

What Is a Carat?

The carat is a unit of mass/weight equal to 200 milligrams.[1]

A carat is sometimes also referred to as a metric carat. Carats can be abbreviated as ct, and are also sometimes abbreviated as CD. For example, 1 carat can be written as 1 ct or 1 CD.

What Is a Pound?

Pounds are a widely used unit of weight in the United States. The National Bureau of Standards approved the international definition of the pound for use in the United States in 1959 after an agreement between six nations referred to as the International Yard and Pound Agreement.[2]

One pound is equal to 16 ounces, or 0.45359237 kilograms. In the avoirdupois or apothecaries' systems, one pound is equal to 7,000 grains.[3]

The pound is a US customary and imperial unit of weight. A pound is sometimes also referred to as a common ounce. Pounds can be abbreviated as lb (plural lbs), and are also sometimes abbreviated as lbm or #. For example, 1 pound can be written as 1 lb, 1 lbm, or 1 #, and 2 pounds can be written as 2 lbs.

Carat to Pound Conversion Table

Carat measurements converted to pounds and pounds & ounces values
Carats Pounds Pounds & Ounces
1,000 ct 0.440925 lb 0 lb 7.1 oz
2,000 ct 0.881849 lb 0 lb 14.1 oz
3,000 ct 1.3228 lb 1 lb 5.2 oz
4,000 ct 1.7637 lb 1 lb 12.2 oz
5,000 ct 2.2046 lb 2 lb 3.3 oz
6,000 ct 2.6455 lb 2 lb 10.3 oz
7,000 ct 3.0865 lb 3 lb 1.4 oz
8,000 ct 3.5274 lb 3 lb 8.4 oz
9,000 ct 3.9683 lb 3 lb 15.5 oz
10,000 ct 4.4092 lb 4 lb 6.5 oz
11,000 ct 4.8502 lb 4 lb 13.6 oz
12,000 ct 5.2911 lb 5 lb 4.7 oz
13,000 ct 5.732 lb 5 lb 11.7 oz
14,000 ct 6.1729 lb 6 lb 2.8 oz
15,000 ct 6.6139 lb 6 lb 9.8 oz
16,000 ct 7.0548 lb 7 lb 0.9 oz
17,000 ct 7.4957 lb 7 lb 7.9 oz
18,000 ct 7.9366 lb 7 lb 15 oz
19,000 ct 8.3776 lb 8 lb 6 oz
20,000 ct 8.8185 lb 8 lb 13.1 oz
21,000 ct 9.2594 lb 9 lb 4.2 oz
22,000 ct 9.7003 lb 9 lb 11.2 oz
23,000 ct 10.14 lb 10 lb 2.3 oz
24,000 ct 10.58 lb 10 lb 9.3 oz
25,000 ct 11.02 lb 11 lb 0.4 oz
26,000 ct 11.46 lb 11 lb 7.4 oz
27,000 ct 11.9 lb 11 lb 14.5 oz
28,000 ct 12.35 lb 12 lb 5.5 oz
29,000 ct 12.79 lb 12 lb 12.6 oz
30,000 ct 13.23 lb 13 lb 3.6 oz
31,000 ct 13.67 lb 13 lb 10.7 oz
32,000 ct 14.11 lb 14 lb 1.8 oz
33,000 ct 14.55 lb 14 lb 8.8 oz
34,000 ct 14.99 lb 14 lb 15.9 oz
35,000 ct 15.43 lb 15 lb 6.9 oz
36,000 ct 15.87 lb 15 lb 14 oz
37,000 ct 16.31 lb 16 lb 5 oz
38,000 ct 16.76 lb 16 lb 12.1 oz
39,000 ct 17.2 lb 17 lb 3.1 oz
40,000 ct 17.64 lb 17 lb 10.2 oz

References

1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Precious Metals Conversion Information, https://www.nist.gov/pml/owm/laws-and-regulations/precious-metals-conversion
2. National Bureau of Standards, Refinement of Values for the Yard and Pound, U.S. Department of Commerce, July 1, 1959, https://www.nist.gov/system/files/documents/2017/05/09/frn-59-5442-1959.pdf
3. Encyclopædia Britannica, Avoirdupois weight, https://www.britannica.com/science/avoirdupois-weight