Kilograms to Pounds & Ounces Conversion
Enter the weight in kilograms below to get the value converted to pounds.
1 kg = 2 lb 3.273968 oz
How to Convert Kilograms to Pounds
To convert a kilogram measurement to a pound measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio.
Since one kilogram is equal to 2.204623 pounds, you can use this simple formula to convert:
The weight in pounds is equal to the kilograms multiplied by 2.204623.
How Many Pounds are in a Kilogram?
There are 2.204623 pounds in a kilogram, which is why we use this value in the formula above.
1 kg = 2.204623 lb
Kilograms and pounds are both units used to measure weight. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.
The definition of the kilogram changed in 2019. One kilogram was previously equal to the mass of the platinum-iridium bar, known as the International Prototype of the Kilogram, which was stored in Sèvres, France.
The kilogram, or kilogramme, is the SI base unit for weight and is also a multiple of the gram. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for 103. Kilograms can be abbreviated as kg; for example, 1 kilogram can be written as 1 kg.
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, and are also sometimes abbreviated as lbs, lbm, or #. For example, 1 pound can be written as 1 lb, 1 lbs, 1 lbm, or 1 #.
Kilogram to Pound Conversion Table
|Kilograms||Pounds||Pounds & Ounces|
|1 kg||2.2046 lb||2 lb 3.3 oz|
|2 kg||4.4092 lb||4 lb 6.5 oz|
|3 kg||6.6139 lb||6 lb 9.8 oz|
|4 kg||8.8185 lb||8 lb 13.1 oz|
|5 kg||11.02 lb||11 lb 0.4 oz|
|6 kg||13.23 lb||13 lb 3.6 oz|
|7 kg||15.43 lb||15 lb 6.9 oz|
|8 kg||17.64 lb||17 lb 10.2 oz|
|9 kg||19.84 lb||19 lb 13.5 oz|
|10 kg||22.05 lb||22 lb 0.7 oz|
|11 kg||24.25 lb||24 lb 4 oz|
|12 kg||26.46 lb||26 lb 7.3 oz|
|13 kg||28.66 lb||28 lb 10.6 oz|
|14 kg||30.86 lb||30 lb 13.8 oz|
|15 kg||33.07 lb||33 lb 1.1 oz|
|16 kg||35.27 lb||35 lb 4.4 oz|
|17 kg||37.48 lb||37 lb 7.7 oz|
|18 kg||39.68 lb||39 lb 10.9 oz|
|19 kg||41.89 lb||41 lb 14.2 oz|
|20 kg||44.09 lb||44 lb 1.5 oz|
|21 kg||46.3 lb||46 lb 4.8 oz|
|22 kg||48.5 lb||48 lb 8 oz|
|23 kg||50.71 lb||50 lb 11.3 oz|
|24 kg||52.91 lb||52 lb 14.6 oz|
|25 kg||55.12 lb||55 lb 1.8 oz|
|26 kg||57.32 lb||57 lb 5.1 oz|
|27 kg||59.52 lb||59 lb 8.4 oz|
|28 kg||61.73 lb||61 lb 11.7 oz|
|29 kg||63.93 lb||63 lb 14.9 oz|
|30 kg||66.14 lb||66 lb 2.2 oz|
|31 kg||68.34 lb||68 lb 5.5 oz|
|32 kg||70.55 lb||70 lb 8.8 oz|
|33 kg||72.75 lb||72 lb 12 oz|
|34 kg||74.96 lb||74 lb 15.3 oz|
|35 kg||77.16 lb||77 lb 2.6 oz|
|36 kg||79.37 lb||79 lb 5.9 oz|
|37 kg||81.57 lb||81 lb 9.1 oz|
|38 kg||83.78 lb||83 lb 12.4 oz|
|39 kg||85.98 lb||85 lb 15.7 oz|
|40 kg||88.18 lb||88 lb 3 oz|
- International Bureau of Weights and Measures, The International System of Units, 9th Edition, 2019, https://www.bipm.org/utils/common/pdf/si-brochure/SI-Brochure-9.pdf
- Encyclopædia Britannica, Avoirdupois weight, https://www.britannica.com/science/avoirdupois-weight