Convert Milligrams to Pounds & Ounces

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

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1 mg = 2.2046E-6 lb
1 mg = 0 lbs 3.52736E-5 oz

How to Convert Milligrams to Pounds

Scales are used to measure weight

To convert a milligram measurement to a pound measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio. One milligram is equal to 2.2046E-6 pounds, so use this simple formula to convert:

pounds = milligrams × 2.2046E-6

The weight in pounds is equal to the milligrams multiplied by 2.2046E-6.

For example, here's how to convert 5 milligrams to pounds using the formula above.
5 mg = (5 × 2.2046E-6) = 1.1023E-5 lb

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

Milligrams

The milligram is the mass equal to 1/1,000 of a gram, or 0.0154 grains.

The milligram, or milligramme, is an SI unit of weight in the metric system. In the metric system, "milli" is the prefix for 10-3. Milligrams can be abbreviated as mg, for example 1 milligram can be written as 1 mg.

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

Milligram Measurements and Equivalent Pound Conversions

Common milligram values converted to the equivalent pound value
Milligrams Pounds
1 mg 0.0000022046 lb
2 mg 0.0000044092 lb
3 mg 0.0000066139 lb
4 mg 0.0000088185 lb
5 mg 0.000011023 lb
6 mg 0.000013228 lb
7 mg 0.000015432 lb
8 mg 0.000017637 lb
9 mg 0.000019842 lb
10 mg 0.000022046 lb
11 mg 0.000024251 lb
12 mg 0.000026455 lb
13 mg 0.00002866 lb
14 mg 0.000030865 lb
15 mg 0.000033069 lb
16 mg 0.000035274 lb
17 mg 0.000037479 lb
18 mg 0.000039683 lb
19 mg 0.000041888 lb
20 mg 0.000044092 lb
21 mg 0.000046297 lb
22 mg 0.000048502 lb
23 mg 0.000050706 lb
24 mg 0.000052911 lb
25 mg 0.000055116 lb
26 mg 0.00005732 lb
27 mg 0.000059525 lb
28 mg 0.000061729 lb
29 mg 0.000063934 lb
30 mg 0.000066139 lb
31 mg 0.000068343 lb
32 mg 0.000070548 lb
33 mg 0.000072753 lb
34 mg 0.000074957 lb
35 mg 0.000077162 lb
36 mg 0.000079366 lb
37 mg 0.000081571 lb
38 mg 0.000083776 lb
39 mg 0.00008598 lb
40 mg 0.000088185 lb

More Milligram Weight Conversions

US Customary & Imperial Units
Convert to Tons
1 mg is equal to 1.1023E-9 tons
Convert to Ounces
1 mg is equal to 3.5274E-5 ounces
SI Units
Convert to Metric Tons
1 mg is equal to 1.0E-9 metric tons
Convert to Kilograms
1 mg is equal to 1.0E-6 kilograms
Convert to Grams
1 mg is equal to 0.001 grams
Other Units
Convert to Long Tons
1 mg is equal to 9.8421E-10 long tons
Convert to Carats
1 mg is equal to 0.005 carats