# Convert Kilograms to Pounds & Ounces

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

**Results in 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. One kilogram is equal to 2.204623 pounds, so use this simple formula to convert:

The weight in pounds is equal to the kilograms multiplied by 2.204623.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 kilograms to pounds using the formula above.

Kilograms and pounds are both units used to measure weight. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## Kilograms

One kilogram is equal to the mass of the platinum-iridium bar which is stored in SÃ¨vres, France. It is roughly equal to the mass of 1,000 cubic centimeters of water.

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 10^{3}. Kilograms can be abbreviated as *kg*, for example 1 kilogram can be written as 1 kg.

## Pounds

One pound is defined as a unit of mass/weight equal to 16 ounces, or 0.45359237 kilograms. One pound is equal to 7,000 grains in the avoirdupois or apothecaries' systems.

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*, *lb _{m}*, or

*#*. For example, 1 pound can be written as 1 lb, 1 lbs, 1 lb

_{m}, or 1 #.

## Kilogram Measurements and Equivalent Pound Conversions

Kilograms | Pounds (decimal) | 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 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 |

## More Kilogram Weight Conversions

**US Customary & Imperial Units**

- Convert to Tons
- 1 kg is equal to 0.001102 tons
- Convert to Ounces
- 1 kg is equal to 35.273962 ounces

**SI Units**

- Convert to Metric Tons
- 1 kg is equal to 0.001 metric tons
- Convert to Grams
- 1 kg is equal to 1,000 grams
- Convert to Milligrams
- 1 kg is equal to 1,000,000 milligrams

**Other Units**

- Convert to Long Tons
- 1 kg is equal to 0.000984 long tons
- Convert to Carats
- 1 kg is equal to 5,000 carats