# Pounds to Metric Tons (or Tonnes)

## Pounds to Metric Tons (or Tonnes) conversion calculator

Metric Tons (or Tonnes) to Pounds (Swap units)

1lb = 0.00045t

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### Pounds to Metric Tons (or Tonnes) conversion formula

Metric Tons (or Tonnes) = Pounds / 2204.63414096

### Pounds to Metric Tons (or Tonnes) calculation

Metric Tons (or Tonnes) = Pounds / 2204.63414096

Metric Tons (or Tonnes) = 1 / 2204.62

Metric Tons (or Tonnes) = 0.00045

## What are pounds?

Pounds are a unit of weight commonly used in the United States and some other countries, where 1 pound is equivalent to approximately 0.4536 kilograms. It is often used to measure smaller items or quantities, such as groceries, personal weight, or packages.

We provide a conversion calculator on this site for pounds to kilograms.

## What is a metric ton (or tonne)?

A metric ton, also known as a tonne, is a unit of mass in the metric system equal to 1,000 kilograms or approximately 2,204.62 pounds. It is commonly used in international trade and commerce as a standard unit for measuring large quantities of goods such as minerals, agricultural products, and industrial materials. The metric ton is preferred over the traditional ton (short ton) in most countries due to its simplicity and consistency with the metric system.

The metric ton is widely used in industries such as shipping, manufacturing, and agriculture for its ease of conversion and compatibility with other metric units. It is important to note that the metric ton should not be confused with the ton (short ton) used in the United States, which is equivalent to 2,000 pounds.

## Pounds to Metric Tons (or Tonnes) table

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
Pounds
Metric Tons (or Tonnes)
0lb
0.00000t
1lb
0.00045t
2lb
0.00091t
3lb
0.00136t
4lb
0.00181t
5lb
0.00227t
6lb
0.00272t
7lb
0.00318t
8lb
0.00363t
9lb
0.00408t
10lb
0.00454t
11lb
0.00499t
12lb
0.00544t
13lb
0.00590t
14lb
0.00635t
15lb
0.00680t
16lb
0.00726t
17lb
0.00771t
18lb
0.00816t
19lb
0.00862t
Pounds
Metric Tons (or Tonnes)
20lb
0.00907t
21lb
0.00953t
22lb
0.00998t
23lb
0.01043t
24lb
0.01089t
25lb
0.01134t
26lb
0.01179t
27lb
0.01225t
28lb
0.01270t
29lb
0.01315t
30lb
0.01361t
31lb
0.01406t
32lb
0.01451t
33lb
0.01497t
34lb
0.01542t
35lb
0.01588t
36lb
0.01633t
37lb
0.01678t
38lb
0.01724t
39lb
0.01769t
Pounds
Metric Tons (or Tonnes)
40lb
0.01814t
41lb
0.01860t
42lb
0.01905t
43lb
0.01950t
44lb
0.01996t
45lb
0.02041t
46lb
0.02087t
47lb
0.02132t
48lb
0.02177t
49lb
0.02223t
50lb
0.02268t
51lb
0.02313t
52lb
0.02359t
53lb
0.02404t
54lb
0.02449t
55lb
0.02495t
56lb
0.02540t
57lb
0.02585t
58lb
0.02631t
59lb
0.02676t
Pounds
Metric Tons (or Tonnes)
60lb
0.02722t
61lb
0.02767t
62lb
0.02812t
63lb
0.02858t
64lb
0.02903t
65lb
0.02948t
66lb
0.02994t
67lb
0.03039t
68lb
0.03084t
69lb
0.03130t
70lb
0.03175t
71lb
0.03221t
72lb
0.03266t
73lb
0.03311t
74lb
0.03357t
75lb
0.03402t
76lb
0.03447t
77lb
0.03493t
78lb
0.03538t
79lb
0.03583t