# Kilograms to Pounds (kg to lb)

## Kilograms to Pounds (kg to lb) conversion calculator

pounds to kg (Swap units)

1kg = 2.20462lb

Note: You can increase or decrease the accuracy of this answer by selecting the number of significant figures required from the options above the result.

### kg to pounds formula

Pounds = Kilograms * 2.20462

### Kilograms to Pounds calculation

Pounds = Kilograms * 2.20462

Pounds = 1 * 2.20462

Pounds = 2.20462

## How do you convert kilograms (kg) to pounds (lbs)?

To convert kilograms to pounds you simply have to multiply to pounds value by the conversion factor. A kilogram is approximately 2.20462 pounds so you can multiply the weight in kilograms by 2.20462 to get the weight in pounds

For example, suppose you have a weight of 5kg; multiply 5 by 2.20462 to get 11.023lbs.

## Why would I want to convert kilograms (kg) to pounds (lb)?

Kilogram is a unit in the metric system whereas pounds are an imperial unit. For people that are more familiar with the imperial system such as in the United States it may be beneficial to convert kilograms to pounds. For example, when referring to body weight many people in the US may find it easier to have the weight in pounds rather than kilograms.

For shipping or calculating weight limits for luggage, the weight requirements may be stated in pounds.

## What are kilograms (kg)?

Kilogram (kg) is a unit in the metric system used to measure the weight of objects. One kilogram is subdivided into 1000 grams making it a larger unit of measurement as opposed to grams for smaller weights.

The kilogram is often used in physics and engineering as well generally in all walks of life in countries that have adopted the metric system.

## Some common Kilograms to Pounds conversions

.5kg to lbs = 1.10231lb

1kg = 2.20462lb

1 kg to lbs = 2.20462lb

2 kg in pounds = 4.4092lb

3kg in pounds = 6.6139lb

4kg in pounds = 8.8185lb

5 kg to lbs = 11.0231lb

10 kg to lbs = 22.046lb

58 kg to lbs = 127.87lb

500 kilograms = 1102.3lb

## What are pounds (lb)?

Pound (lb) is an imperial weight unit primarily used in the United States but also common in the United Kingdom and Ireland. One pound is approximately 0.4536 kg.

Pounds are most commonly used in the United States whereas kilogram is the common weight unit in most other countries. When pounds are referenced, it normally refers to avoirdupois pounds. There is another measurement called Troy pounds which are used for precious metals.

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
Kilograms
Pounds
0kg
0.00000lb
1kg
2.20462lb
2kg
4.40924lb
3kg
6.61386lb
4kg
8.81848lb
5kg
11.02310lb
6kg
13.22772lb
7kg
15.43234lb
8kg
17.63696lb
9kg
19.84158lb
10kg
22.04620lb
11kg
24.25082lb
12kg
26.45544lb
13kg
28.66006lb
14kg
30.86468lb
15kg
33.06930lb
16kg
35.27392lb
17kg
37.47854lb
18kg
39.68316lb
19kg
41.88778lb
Kilograms
Pounds
20kg
44.09240lb
21kg
46.29702lb
22kg
48.50164lb
23kg
50.70626lb
24kg
52.91088lb
25kg
55.11550lb
26kg
57.32012lb
27kg
59.52474lb
28kg
61.72936lb
29kg
63.93398lb
30kg
66.13860lb
31kg
68.34322lb
32kg
70.54784lb
33kg
72.75246lb
34kg
74.95708lb
35kg
77.16170lb
36kg
79.36632lb
37kg
81.57094lb
38kg
83.77556lb
39kg
85.98018lb
Kilograms
Pounds
40kg
88.18480lb
41kg
90.38942lb
42kg
92.59404lb
43kg
94.79866lb
44kg
97.00328lb
45kg
99.20790lb
46kg
101.41252lb
47kg
103.61714lb
48kg
105.82176lb
49kg
108.02638lb
50kg
110.23100lb
51kg
112.43562lb
52kg
114.64024lb
53kg
116.84486lb
54kg
119.04948lb
55kg
121.25410lb
56kg
123.45872lb
57kg
125.66334lb
58kg
127.86796lb
59kg
130.07258lb
Kilograms
Pounds
60kg
132.27720lb
61kg
134.48182lb
62kg
136.68644lb
63kg
138.89106lb
64kg
141.09568lb
65kg
143.30030lb
66kg
145.50492lb
67kg
147.70954lb
68kg
149.91416lb
69kg
152.11878lb
70kg
154.32340lb
71kg
156.52802lb
72kg
158.73264lb
73kg
160.93726lb
74kg
163.14188lb
75kg
165.34650lb
76kg
167.55112lb
77kg
169.75574lb
78kg
171.96036lb
79kg
174.16498lb