# Grams to Pounds & Ounces Converter

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

## Result in Pounds:

1 g = 0.002205 lb
1 g = 0 lb 0.03528 oz

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## How to Convert Grams to Pounds

To convert a measurement in grams to a measurement in pounds, multiply the weight by the following conversion ratio: 0.002205 pounds/gram.

Since one gram is equal to 0.002205 pounds, you can use this simple formula to convert:

pounds = grams × 0.002205

The weight in pounds is equal to the weight in grams multiplied by 0.002205.

For example, here's how to convert 500 grams to pounds using the formula above.
pounds = (500 g × 0.002205) = 1.102311 lb

## What Is a Gram?

A gram is a unit of mass equal to 1/1,000 of a kilogram or 0.035274 ounces, and is equivalent to the mass of one cubic centimeter, or one milliliter, of water.

The gram, or gramme, is an SI unit of weight in the metric system. Grams can be abbreviated as g; for example, 1 gram can be written as 1 g.

## 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.[1]

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.[2]

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.

## Gram to Pound Conversion Table

Gram measurements converted to pounds and pounds & ounces values
Grams Pounds Pounds & Ounces
100 g 0.220462 lb 0 lb 3.5 oz
200 g 0.440925 lb 0 lb 7.1 oz
300 g 0.661387 lb 0 lb 10.6 oz
400 g 0.881849 lb 0 lb 14.1 oz
500 g 1.1023 lb 1 lb 1.6 oz
600 g 1.3228 lb 1 lb 5.2 oz
700 g 1.5432 lb 1 lb 8.7 oz
800 g 1.7637 lb 1 lb 12.2 oz
900 g 1.9842 lb 1 lb 15.7 oz
1,000 g 2.2046 lb 2 lb 3.3 oz
1,100 g 2.4251 lb 2 lb 6.8 oz
1,200 g 2.6455 lb 2 lb 10.3 oz
1,300 g 2.866 lb 2 lb 13.9 oz
1,400 g 3.0865 lb 3 lb 1.4 oz
1,500 g 3.3069 lb 3 lb 4.9 oz
1,600 g 3.5274 lb 3 lb 8.4 oz
1,700 g 3.7479 lb 3 lb 12 oz
1,800 g 3.9683 lb 3 lb 15.5 oz
1,900 g 4.1888 lb 4 lb 3 oz
2,000 g 4.4092 lb 4 lb 6.5 oz
2,100 g 4.6297 lb 4 lb 10.1 oz
2,200 g 4.8502 lb 4 lb 13.6 oz
2,300 g 5.0706 lb 5 lb 1.1 oz
2,400 g 5.2911 lb 5 lb 4.7 oz
2,500 g 5.5116 lb 5 lb 8.2 oz
2,600 g 5.732 lb 5 lb 11.7 oz
2,700 g 5.9525 lb 5 lb 15.2 oz
2,800 g 6.1729 lb 6 lb 2.8 oz
2,900 g 6.3934 lb 6 lb 6.3 oz
3,000 g 6.6139 lb 6 lb 9.8 oz
3,100 g 6.8343 lb 6 lb 13.3 oz
3,200 g 7.0548 lb 7 lb 0.9 oz
3,300 g 7.2753 lb 7 lb 4.4 oz
3,400 g 7.4957 lb 7 lb 7.9 oz
3,500 g 7.7162 lb 7 lb 11.5 oz
3,600 g 7.9366 lb 7 lb 15 oz
3,700 g 8.1571 lb 8 lb 2.5 oz
3,800 g 8.3776 lb 8 lb 6 oz
3,900 g 8.598 lb 8 lb 9.6 oz
4,000 g 8.8185 lb 8 lb 13.1 oz

## References

1. 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
2. Encyclopædia Britannica, Avoirdupois weight, https://www.britannica.com/science/avoirdupois-weight