Convert Kilograms to Tons

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1 kg = 0.001102 t
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How to Convert Kilograms to Tons

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To convert a kilogram measurement to a ton measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio. One kilogram is equal to 0.001102 tons, so use this simple formula to convert:

tons = kilograms × 0.001102

The weight in tons is equal to the kilograms multiplied by 0.001102.

For example, here's how to convert 5 kilograms to tons using the formula above.
5 kg = (5 × 0.001102) = 0.005512 t

Kilograms and tons 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 Sèvres, 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 103. Kilograms can be abbreviated as kg, for example 1 kilogram can be written as 1 kg.

Tons

One short ton, sometimes called a US ton, is equal to 2,000 pounds and is mostly used in the US as a unit of mass/weight. The short ton should not be confused with the long ton, which is used mostly in the United Kingdom, or the metric ton which is used in most other countries.

The ton is a US customary unit of weight. A ton is sometimes also referred to as a short ton. Tons can be abbreviated as t, for example 1 ton can be written as 1 t.

Kilogram Measurements and Equivalent Ton Conversions

Common kilogram values converted to the equivalent ton value
Kilograms Tons
1 kg 0.001102 t
2 kg 0.002205 t
3 kg 0.003307 t
4 kg 0.004409 t
5 kg 0.005512 t
6 kg 0.006614 t
7 kg 0.007716 t
8 kg 0.008818 t
9 kg 0.009921 t
10 kg 0.011023 t
11 kg 0.012125 t
12 kg 0.013228 t
13 kg 0.01433 t
14 kg 0.015432 t
15 kg 0.016535 t
16 kg 0.017637 t
17 kg 0.018739 t
18 kg 0.019842 t
19 kg 0.020944 t
20 kg 0.022046 t
21 kg 0.023149 t
22 kg 0.024251 t
23 kg 0.025353 t
24 kg 0.026455 t
25 kg 0.027558 t
26 kg 0.02866 t
27 kg 0.029762 t
28 kg 0.030865 t
29 kg 0.031967 t
30 kg 0.033069 t
31 kg 0.034172 t
32 kg 0.035274 t
33 kg 0.036376 t
34 kg 0.037479 t
35 kg 0.038581 t
36 kg 0.039683 t
37 kg 0.040786 t
38 kg 0.041888 t
39 kg 0.04299 t
40 kg 0.044092 t

More Kilogram Weight Conversions

US Customary & Imperial Units
Convert to Pounds
1 kg is equal to 2.204623 pounds
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