# Convert Pounds to Kilograms

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

**Results in Kilograms:**

## How to Convert Pounds to Kilograms

To convert a pound measurement to a kilogram measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio. One pound is equal to 0.453592 kilograms, so use this simple formula to convert:

The weight in kilograms is equal to the pounds multiplied by 0.453592.

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

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

## 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 #.

## 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.

## Pound Measurements and Equivalent Kilogram Conversions

Pounds | Kilograms |
---|---|

1 lb | 0.453592 kg |

2 lb | 0.907185 kg |

3 lb | 1.3608 kg |

4 lb | 1.8144 kg |

5 lb | 2.268 kg |

6 lb | 2.7216 kg |

7 lb | 3.1751 kg |

8 lb | 3.6287 kg |

9 lb | 4.0823 kg |

10 lb | 4.5359 kg |

11 lb | 4.9895 kg |

12 lb | 5.4431 kg |

13 lb | 5.8967 kg |

14 lb | 6.3503 kg |

15 lb | 6.8039 kg |

16 lb | 7.2575 kg |

17 lb | 7.7111 kg |

18 lb | 8.1647 kg |

19 lb | 8.6183 kg |

20 lb | 9.0718 kg |

21 lb | 9.5254 kg |

22 lb | 9.979 kg |

23 lb | 10.43 kg |

24 lb | 10.89 kg |

25 lb | 11.34 kg |

26 lb | 11.79 kg |

27 lb | 12.25 kg |

28 lb | 12.7 kg |

29 lb | 13.15 kg |

30 lb | 13.61 kg |

31 lb | 14.06 kg |

32 lb | 14.51 kg |

33 lb | 14.97 kg |

34 lb | 15.42 kg |

35 lb | 15.88 kg |

36 lb | 16.33 kg |

37 lb | 16.78 kg |

38 lb | 17.24 kg |

39 lb | 17.69 kg |

40 lb | 18.14 kg |

## More Pound Weight Conversions

**US Customary & Imperial Units**

- Convert to Tons
- 1 lb is equal to 0.0005 tons
- Convert to Ounces
- 1 lb is equal to 16 ounces

**SI Units**

- Convert to Metric Tons
- 1 lb is equal to 0.000454 metric tons
- Convert to Grams
- 1 lb is equal to 453.59237 grams
- Convert to Milligrams
- 1 lb is equal to 453,592.4 milligrams

**Other Units**

- Convert to Long Tons
- 1 lb is equal to 0.000446 long tons
- Convert to Carats
- 1 lb is equal to 2,267.96 carats