The conversion factor from pounds to kilograms is 0.45359237. If the conversion is for the Troy weight (used for precious metals, gold, gemstones etc), the conversion factor is 0.3732417216. To find out how many kilograms in a pound, multiply the conversion factor by the value of pound or simply use the converter below.
1 Pound = 0.45359237 Kilogram
1 Troy Pound = 0.3732417216 Kilogram
Pound is a unit of mass in imperial and U.S. customary systems. International avoirdupois pound is commonly used in united states, canada and britain and defined as 0.45359237 kilograms. Troy pound is rarely used. The abbreviations are "lb", "lbs".
Kilogram is the base unit of mass (weight) in metric system and equals to the mass of one liter of water. 1 kilogram equals to 2.20462262 pounds. The abbreviation is "kg".
For kg to lbs conversion table and converter, please go to kg to lbs
For other units of weight conversion, please go to Weight Conversion