# Convert Metric Tons (Tonnes) to Pounds & Ounces

Enter the weight in metric tons below to get the value converted to pounds.

**Results in Pounds:**

1 t = 2204 lb 9.9619519999978 oz

## How to Convert Metric Tons to Pounds

To convert a metric ton measurement to a pound measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio. One metric ton is equal to 2,204.622622 pounds, so use this simple formula to convert:

The weight in pounds is equal to the metric tons multiplied by 2,204.622622.

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

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

## Metric Tons (Tonnes)

One tonne is equal to 1,000 kilograms or 2,204.6 pounds, and is used throughout the world as a unit of mass/weight. One tonne is also equal to 1 megagram. The metric ton should not be confused with short tons, used primarily in the US, or long tons, used primarily in the UK.

The metric ton is an SI accepted unit for weight for use with the metric system. A metric ton is sometimes also referred to as a tonne. Metric tons can be abbreviated as *t*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *T*, *Te*, or *MT*. For example, 1 metric ton can be written as 1 t, 1 T, 1 Te, or 1 MT.

In the US the unit is referred to as the metric ton, while the rest of the world refers to it as the tonne.
Most often it's still pronounced as *tun*, but it is sometimes pronounced *tunny*.

## 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 #.

## Metric Ton Measurements and Equivalent Pound Conversions

Metric Tons | Pounds |
---|---|

1 t | 2,205 lb |

2 t | 4,409 lb |

3 t | 6,614 lb |

4 t | 8,818 lb |

5 t | 11,023 lb |

6 t | 13,228 lb |

7 t | 15,432 lb |

8 t | 17,637 lb |

9 t | 19,842 lb |

10 t | 22,046 lb |

11 t | 24,251 lb |

12 t | 26,455 lb |

13 t | 28,660 lb |

14 t | 30,865 lb |

15 t | 33,069 lb |

16 t | 35,274 lb |

17 t | 37,479 lb |

18 t | 39,683 lb |

19 t | 41,888 lb |

20 t | 44,092 lb |

21 t | 46,297 lb |

22 t | 48,502 lb |

23 t | 50,706 lb |

24 t | 52,911 lb |

25 t | 55,116 lb |

26 t | 57,320 lb |

27 t | 59,525 lb |

28 t | 61,729 lb |

29 t | 63,934 lb |

30 t | 66,139 lb |

31 t | 68,343 lb |

32 t | 70,548 lb |

33 t | 72,753 lb |

34 t | 74,957 lb |

35 t | 77,162 lb |

36 t | 79,366 lb |

37 t | 81,571 lb |

38 t | 83,776 lb |

39 t | 85,980 lb |

40 t | 88,185 lb |

## More Metric Ton Weight Conversions

**US Customary & Imperial Units**

- Convert to Tons
- 1 t is equal to 1.102311 tons
- Convert to Ounces
- 1 t is equal to 35,274 ounces

**Other Units**

- Convert to Long Tons
- 1 t is equal to 0.984207 long tons
- Convert to Carats
- 1 t is equal to 5,000,000 carats

**SI Units**

- Convert to Kilograms
- 1 t is equal to 1,000 kilograms
- Convert to Grams
- 1 t is equal to 1,000,000 grams
- Convert to Milligrams
- 1 t is equal to 1,000,000,000 milligrams