# Pounds to Stones (lb to st)

## Pounds to Stones (lb to st) conversion calculator

Stones to Pounds (Swap units)

1lb = 0.07143st

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.

### Pounds to Stones formula

Stones = Pounds / 14

### Pounds to Stones calculation

Stones = Pounds / 14

Stones = 1 / 14

Stones = 0.07143

## How do I convert pounds (lb) to stones (st)?

Converting pounds (lb) to stones (st) is a common conversion used in the United Kingdom and Ireland. One stone is equal to 14 pounds. To convert pounds to stones, you simply divide the number of pounds by 14. For example, if you have 28 pounds, you would divide 28 by 14 to get 2 stones.

## Why might I convert pounds to stones?

Converting pounds to stones can be a useful practice for individuals who are more familiar with the stone as a unit of measurement for weight. In some regions, such as the United Kingdom and Ireland, people commonly use stones to express body weight rather than pounds or kilograms. By converting pounds to stones, individuals can communicate their weight more effectively with others who are accustomed to using this unit. For example, if someone in the UK mentions their weight in stones, it may be easier for an individual who primarily uses pounds to understand the measurement after converting it to their preferred unit.

Additionally, converting pounds to stones can provide a different perspective on weight loss or gain. Seeing a change in weight represented in stones rather than pounds may make it easier to track progress or set goals. For some individuals, using stones as a unit of measurement can also make weight-related discussions feel less clinical or intimidating.

## 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.

## What are stones (st)?

Stones (st) are a unit of measurement commonly used in the United Kingdom and Ireland to measure weight. One stone is equivalent to 14 pounds or approximately 6.35 kilograms. This unit is often used informally to measure a person's body weight, especially in the context of health and fitness. For example, a person may say they weigh "10 stone" instead of stating their weight in kilograms or pounds.

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
Pounds
Stones
0lb
0.00000st
1lb
0.07143st
2lb
0.14286st
3lb
0.21429st
4lb
0.28571st
5lb
0.35714st
6lb
0.42857st
7lb
0.50000st
8lb
0.57143st
9lb
0.64286st
10lb
0.71429st
11lb
0.78571st
12lb
0.85714st
13lb
0.92857st
14lb
1.00000st
15lb
1.07143st
16lb
1.14286st
17lb
1.21429st
18lb
1.28571st
19lb
1.35714st
Pounds
Stones
20lb
1.42857st
21lb
1.50000st
22lb
1.57143st
23lb
1.64286st
24lb
1.71429st
25lb
1.78571st
26lb
1.85714st
27lb
1.92857st
28lb
2.00000st
29lb
2.07143st
30lb
2.14286st
31lb
2.21429st
32lb
2.28571st
33lb
2.35714st
34lb
2.42857st
35lb
2.50000st
36lb
2.57143st
37lb
2.64286st
38lb
2.71429st
39lb
2.78571st
Pounds
Stones
40lb
2.85714st
41lb
2.92857st
42lb
3.00000st
43lb
3.07143st
44lb
3.14286st
45lb
3.21429st
46lb
3.28571st
47lb
3.35714st
48lb
3.42857st
49lb
3.50000st
50lb
3.57143st
51lb
3.64286st
52lb
3.71429st
53lb
3.78571st
54lb
3.85714st
55lb
3.92857st
56lb
4.00000st
57lb
4.07143st
58lb
4.14286st
59lb
4.21429st
Pounds
Stones
60lb
4.28571st
61lb
4.35714st
62lb
4.42857st
63lb
4.50000st
64lb
4.57143st
65lb
4.64286st
66lb
4.71429st
67lb
4.78571st
68lb
4.85714st
69lb
4.92857st
70lb
5.00000st
71lb
5.07143st
72lb
5.14286st
73lb
5.21429st
74lb
5.28571st
75lb
5.35714st
76lb
5.42857st
77lb
5.50000st
78lb
5.57143st
79lb
5.64286st