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Grams, Pounds and Ounces

Grams to pounds and ounces

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Pounds and ounces to grams

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Convert between grams and pounds (and ounces) using this calculator. Formulae, explanation, example conversions and conversion charts are available further down the page.

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How to convert grams to pounds

The formula for converting grams to pounds is:

Pounds (lb) = Grams (g) ÷ 453.592

The formula for converting grams to pounds AND ounces is:

Whole pounds = floor(Grams ÷ 453.592)
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Ounces = (Grams ÷ 453.592 - Whole pounds) × 16

Conversion methodology

To convert grams to pounds, divide your grams figure by 453.592. To convert to pounds AND ounces, divide your grams figure by 453.592 to get your whole pounds figure and then separate off the remainder decimal and multiply it by 16 to get your ounces.

Example conversion

Example: Mabel is measuring flour for her cake recipe. She wants to know how much 600g is in pounds and ounces. She can calculate as follows:

  1. Whole pounds = 600 ÷ 453.592 = 1.32 pounds.
  2. There are 16 ounces in a pound. Her weight remainder in ounces = 0.32 × 16 = 5.2 ounces.
  3. Mabel's measurement 1 pound and 5.2 ounces (1lb, 5.2oz).

Converting pounds to grams

If you want to go the other way and convert pounds to grams, you can do this by multiplying your pounds figure by 453.592.

Grams (g) = Pounds (lb) × 453.592

What is 500g grams in pounds?

500 grams is equal to 1.1 pounds or 1 pound and 1.6 ounces (1 lb, 1.6 oz).

Grams and pounds conversion charts

The charts below show gram and pound conversions for weights between 100g and 4000g on the first chart and 1lb and 5lb on the second. Should you wish to convert directly between grams and ounces, give the grams and ounces converter a try.

Grams to pounds (and ounces)
Grams Pounds Pounds and ounces
100 grams 0.22 lb 0 lb, 3.53 oz
200 grams 0.441 lb 0 lb, 7.05 oz
300 grams 0.661 lb 0 lb, 10.58 oz
400 grams 0.882 lb 0 lb, 14.11 oz
500 grams 1.102 lb 1 lb, 1.64 oz
600 grams 1.323 lb 1 lb, 5.16 oz
700 grams 1.543 lb 1 lb, 8.69 oz
800 grams 1.764 lb 1 lb, 12.22 oz
900 grams 1.984 lb 1 lb, 15.75 oz
1000 grams 2.205 lb 2 lb, 3.27 oz
1200 grams 2.646 lb 2 lb, 10.33 oz
1400 grams 3.086 lb 3 lb, 1.38 oz
1600 grams 3.527 lb 3 lb, 8.44 oz
1800 grams 3.968 lb 3 lb, 15.49 oz
2000 grams 4.409 lb 4 lb, 6.55 oz
2200 grams 4.85 lb 4 lb, 13.6 oz
2400 grams 5.291 lb 5 lb, 4.66 oz
2600 grams 5.732 lb 5 lb, 11.71 oz
2800 grams 6.173 lb 6 lb, 2.77 oz
3000 grams 6.614 lb 6 lb, 9.82 oz
3200 grams 7.055 lb 7 lb, 0.88 oz
3400 grams 7.496 lb 7 lb, 7.93 oz
3600 grams 7.937 lb 7 lb, 14.99 oz
3800 grams 8.378 lb 8 lb, 6.04 oz
4000 grams 8.818 lb 8 lb, 13.1 oz
Note: conversions are rounded
Pounds to grams
Pounds and oz Pounds Grams Kg
1 lb 0 oz 1 lb 453.6 g 0.45 kg
1 lb 1 oz 1.06 lb 481.9 g 0.48 kg
1 lb 2 oz 1.13 lb 510.3 g 0.51 kg
1 lb 3 oz 1.19 lb 538.6 g 0.54 kg
1 lb 4 oz 1.25 lb 567 g 0.57 kg
1 lb 5 oz 1.31 lb 595.3 g 0.6 kg
1 lb 6 oz 1.38 lb 623.7 g 0.62 kg
1 lb 7 oz 1.44 lb 652 g 0.65 kg
1 lb 8 oz 1.5 lb 680.4 g 0.68 kg
1 lb 9 oz 1.56 lb 708.7 g 0.71 kg
1 lb 10 oz 1.63 lb 737.1 g 0.74 kg
1 lb 11 oz 1.69 lb 765.4 g 0.77 kg
1 lb 12 oz 1.75 lb 793.8 g 0.79 kg
1 lb 13 oz 1.81 lb 822.1 g 0.82 kg
1 lb 14 oz 1.88 lb 850.5 g 0.85 kg
1 lb 15 oz 1.94 lb 878.8 g 0.88 kg
2 lb 0 oz 2 lb 907.2 g 0.91 kg
2 lb 1 oz 2.06 lb 935.5 g 0.94 kg
2 lb 2 oz 2.13 lb 963.9 g 0.96 kg
2 lb 3 oz 2.19 lb 992.2 g 0.99 kg
2 lb 4 oz 2.25 lb 1020.6 g 1.02 kg
2 lb 5 oz 2.31 lb 1048.9 g 1.05 kg
2 lb 6 oz 2.38 lb 1077.3 g 1.08 kg
2 lb 7 oz 2.44 lb 1105.6 g 1.11 kg
2 lb 8 oz 2.5 lb 1134 g 1.13 kg
2 lb 9 oz 2.56 lb 1162.3 g 1.16 kg
2 lb 10 oz 2.63 lb 1190.7 g 1.19 kg
2 lb 11 oz 2.69 lb 1219 g 1.22 kg
2 lb 12 oz 2.75 lb 1247.4 g 1.25 kg
2 lb 13 oz 2.81 lb 1275.7 g 1.28 kg
2 lb 14 oz 2.88 lb 1304.1 g 1.3 kg
2 lb 15 oz 2.94 lb 1332.4 g 1.33 kg
3 lb 0 oz 3 lb 1360.8 g 1.36 kg
3 lb 1 oz 3.06 lb 1389.1 g 1.39 kg
3 lb 2 oz 3.13 lb 1417.5 g 1.42 kg
3 lb 3 oz 3.19 lb 1445.8 g 1.45 kg
3 lb 4 oz 3.25 lb 1474.2 g 1.47 kg
3 lb 5 oz 3.31 lb 1502.5 g 1.5 kg
3 lb 6 oz 3.38 lb 1530.9 g 1.53 kg
3 lb 7 oz 3.44 lb 1559.2 g 1.56 kg
3 lb 8 oz 3.5 lb 1587.6 g 1.59 kg
3 lb 9 oz 3.56 lb 1615.9 g 1.62 kg
3 lb 10 oz 3.63 lb 1644.3 g 1.64 kg
3 lb 11 oz 3.69 lb 1672.6 g 1.67 kg
3 lb 12 oz 3.75 lb 1701 g 1.7 kg
3 lb 13 oz 3.81 lb 1729.3 g 1.73 kg
3 lb 14 oz 3.88 lb 1757.7 g 1.76 kg
3 lb 15 oz 3.94 lb 1786 g 1.79 kg
4 lb 0 oz 4 lb 1814.4 g 1.81 kg
4 lb 1 oz 4.06 lb 1842.7 g 1.84 kg
4 lb 2 oz 4.13 lb 1871.1 g 1.87 kg
4 lb 3 oz 4.19 lb 1899.4 g 1.9 kg
4 lb 4 oz 4.25 lb 1927.8 g 1.93 kg
4 lb 5 oz 4.31 lb 1956.1 g 1.96 kg
4 lb 6 oz 4.38 lb 1984.5 g 1.98 kg
4 lb 7 oz 4.44 lb 2012.8 g 2.01 kg
4 lb 8 oz 4.5 lb 2041.2 g 2.04 kg
4 lb 9 oz 4.56 lb 2069.5 g 2.07 kg
4 lb 10 oz 4.63 lb 2097.9 g 2.1 kg
4 lb 11 oz 4.69 lb 2126.2 g 2.13 kg
4 lb 12 oz 4.75 lb 2154.6 g 2.15 kg
4 lb 13 oz 4.81 lb 2182.9 g 2.18 kg
4 lb 14 oz 4.88 lb 2211.3 g 2.21 kg
4 lb 15 oz 4.94 lb 2239.6 g 2.24 kg
5 lb 0 oz 5 lb 2268 g 2.27 kg
Note: conversions are rounded

If you're looking for a conversion for a figure not shown in this chart, give the converter at the top of the page a try. Note that we also have a kg to lb converter if you need it.

How many grams are in a pound?

One pound is equal to 453.592 grams, or 0.4536 kilograms. If you want to convert pounds to grams, multiply your pounds figure by 453.592.

How many pounds are in a gram?

One gram is equal to 0.002205 pounds. To convert grams to pounds, divide your grams figure by 453.592.

Summary

I hope you've found this converter and article useful. And you now know that there are 453.592 grams in a pound.

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