Grams, Pounds and Ounces Converter (2024)

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

On this page:

  • How to convert grams to pounds
  • Conversion methodology
  • What is 500g grams in pounds?
  • Grams and pounds conversion charts
  • How many grams are in a pound?
  • How many pounds are in a gram?

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)
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 itby 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 convertdirectly between grams and ounces, give the grams and ounces converter a try.

  • Grams to pounds
  • Pounds to grams
Grams to pounds (and ounces)
GramsPoundsPounds and ounces
100 grams0.22 lb0 lb, 3.53 oz
200 grams0.441 lb0 lb, 7.05 oz
300 grams0.661 lb0 lb, 10.58 oz
400 grams0.882 lb0 lb, 14.11 oz
500 grams1.102 lb1 lb, 1.64 oz
600 grams1.323 lb1 lb, 5.16 oz
700 grams1.543 lb1 lb, 8.69 oz
800 grams1.764 lb1 lb, 12.22 oz
900 grams1.984 lb1 lb, 15.75 oz
1000 grams2.205 lb2 lb, 3.27 oz
1200 grams2.646 lb2 lb, 10.33 oz
1400 grams3.086 lb3 lb, 1.38 oz
1600 grams3.527 lb3 lb, 8.44 oz
1800 grams3.968 lb3 lb, 15.49 oz
2000 grams4.409 lb4 lb, 6.55 oz
2200 grams4.85 lb4 lb, 13.6 oz
2400 grams5.291 lb5 lb, 4.66 oz
2600 grams5.732 lb5 lb, 11.71 oz
2800 grams6.173 lb6 lb, 2.77 oz
3000 grams6.614 lb6 lb, 9.82 oz
3200 grams7.055 lb7 lb, 0.88 oz
3400 grams7.496 lb7 lb, 7.93 oz
3600 grams7.937 lb7 lb, 14.99 oz
3800 grams8.378 lb8 lb, 6.04 oz
4000 grams8.818 lb8 lb, 13.1 oz
Note: conversions are rounded
Pounds to grams
Pounds and ozPoundsGramsKg
1 lb 0 oz1 lb453.6 g0.45 kg
1 lb 1 oz1.06 lb481.9 g0.48 kg
1 lb 2 oz1.13 lb510.3 g0.51 kg
1 lb 3 oz1.19 lb538.6 g0.54 kg
1 lb 4 oz1.25 lb567 g0.57 kg
1 lb 5 oz1.31 lb595.3 g0.6 kg
1 lb 6 oz1.38 lb623.7 g0.62 kg
1 lb 7 oz1.44 lb652 g0.65 kg
1 lb 8 oz1.5 lb680.4 g0.68 kg
1 lb 9 oz1.56 lb708.7 g0.71 kg
1 lb 10 oz1.63 lb737.1 g0.74 kg
1 lb 11 oz1.69 lb765.4 g0.77 kg
1 lb 12 oz1.75 lb793.8 g0.79 kg
1 lb 13 oz1.81 lb822.1 g0.82 kg
1 lb 14 oz1.88 lb850.5 g0.85 kg
1 lb 15 oz1.94 lb878.8 g0.88 kg
2 lb 0 oz2 lb907.2 g0.91 kg
2 lb 1 oz2.06 lb935.5 g0.94 kg
2 lb 2 oz2.13 lb963.9 g0.96 kg
2 lb 3 oz2.19 lb992.2 g0.99 kg
2 lb 4 oz2.25 lb1020.6 g1.02 kg
2 lb 5 oz2.31 lb1048.9 g1.05 kg
2 lb 6 oz2.38 lb1077.3 g1.08 kg
2 lb 7 oz2.44 lb1105.6 g1.11 kg
2 lb 8 oz2.5 lb1134 g1.13 kg
2 lb 9 oz2.56 lb1162.3 g1.16 kg
2 lb 10 oz2.63 lb1190.7 g1.19 kg
2 lb 11 oz2.69 lb1219 g1.22 kg
2 lb 12 oz2.75 lb1247.4 g1.25 kg
2 lb 13 oz2.81 lb1275.7 g1.28 kg
2 lb 14 oz2.88 lb1304.1 g1.3 kg
2 lb 15 oz2.94 lb1332.4 g1.33 kg
3 lb 0 oz3 lb1360.8 g1.36 kg
3 lb 1 oz3.06 lb1389.1 g1.39 kg
3 lb 2 oz3.13 lb1417.5 g1.42 kg
3 lb 3 oz3.19 lb1445.8 g1.45 kg
3 lb 4 oz3.25 lb1474.2 g1.47 kg
3 lb 5 oz3.31 lb1502.5 g1.5 kg
3 lb 6 oz3.38 lb1530.9 g1.53 kg
3 lb 7 oz3.44 lb1559.2 g1.56 kg
3 lb 8 oz3.5 lb1587.6 g1.59 kg
3 lb 9 oz3.56 lb1615.9 g1.62 kg
3 lb 10 oz3.63 lb1644.3 g1.64 kg
3 lb 11 oz3.69 lb1672.6 g1.67 kg
3 lb 12 oz3.75 lb1701 g1.7 kg
3 lb 13 oz3.81 lb1729.3 g1.73 kg
3 lb 14 oz3.88 lb1757.7 g1.76 kg
3 lb 15 oz3.94 lb1786 g1.79 kg
4 lb 0 oz4 lb1814.4 g1.81 kg
4 lb 1 oz4.06 lb1842.7 g1.84 kg
4 lb 2 oz4.13 lb1871.1 g1.87 kg
4 lb 3 oz4.19 lb1899.4 g1.9 kg
4 lb 4 oz4.25 lb1927.8 g1.93 kg
4 lb 5 oz4.31 lb1956.1 g1.96 kg
4 lb 6 oz4.38 lb1984.5 g1.98 kg
4 lb 7 oz4.44 lb2012.8 g2.01 kg
4 lb 8 oz4.5 lb2041.2 g2.04 kg
4 lb 9 oz4.56 lb2069.5 g2.07 kg
4 lb 10 oz4.63 lb2097.9 g2.1 kg
4 lb 11 oz4.69 lb2126.2 g2.13 kg
4 lb 12 oz4.75 lb2154.6 g2.15 kg
4 lb 13 oz4.81 lb2182.9 g2.18 kg
4 lb 14 oz4.88 lb2211.3 g2.21 kg
4 lb 15 oz4.94 lb2239.6 g2.24 kg
5 lb 0 oz5 lb2268 g2.27 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.


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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Grams, Pounds and Ounces Converter (2024)


Is 500g the same as 1 lb? ›

1 kilogramb(1000g) equals 2.2 lbs. Therefore 500 grams equates to 1.1 lbs. 500 grams is MORE than a pound.

How much is 20 grams in weight? ›

Therefore, 20 grams is 0.0440925 pounds.

How many grams are in a pound in ounces? ›

1 pound (lb) is the same as 16 oz and in grams this translates to 454 grams.

What is 1 pound equal to in grams? ›

One pound is equal to 453.592 grams.

Is 100 grams 1lb? ›

Grams to Pounds conversion table
Grams (g)Pounds (lb)Pounds+Ounces (lb+oz)
80 g0.176370 lb0 lb 2.8220 oz
90 g0.198416 lb0 lb 3.1750 oz
100 g0.220462 lb0 lb 3.5270 oz
1000 g2.204623 lb2 lb 3.2740 oz
17 more rows

Is 1000 grams 1 pound? ›

Gram to Pound Conversion Table
GramsPoundsPounds & Ounces
900 g1.9842 lb1 lb 15.7 oz
1,000 g2.2046 lb2 lb 3.3 oz
1,100 g2.4251 lb2 lb 6.8 oz
1,200 g2.6455 lb2 lb 10.3 oz
36 more rows

What weighs exactly 50 grams? ›

A US nickle weighs EXACTLY 5g, ten nickles would be exactly 50g. Also 50 US currency bills (regardless of denomination) weighs exactly 50g. A medium egg is about that but not 100% sure. Just know that the large eggs I buy are about 54–64 grams so a medium should be a bit less.

What weighs exactly 100 grams? ›

100 grams (a mass) weighs about 4 ounces which is approx. equal to the weight of 1/2 cup of water or a stick of butter or 2 large eggs.

Is 300 grams half a pound? ›

300 grams is equal to 10.58 ounces or 0.66 pounds.

Is 100 grams 3 ounces? ›

100 grams is approximately equal to 3.53 ounces.

Does 8oz equal 1 pound? ›

There are 16 ounces in 1 pound. Learn to convert pounds to ounces.

Is 8 grams 1 ounce? ›

1 ounce (oz) is equal to 28.34952 grams(g).

How do you convert grams to pounds manually? ›

Do you need to convert grams (g) to pounds (lbs), or pounds to grams? It's easy to do. All you need to know is that 1 g = 0.0022 lbs, and thus 1 lb = 453.6 g.

How many grams does it take to make 1 lb? ›

To be specific, one pound is the same as 453.592 grams.

How to convert weight into grams? ›

Conversion of Kilogram to Gram

As per the table, if 1 kg is equal to 1000 g then by applying the unitary method. All you have to do is to multiply the numerical before the kg unit with 1000 and place gram after it.

Is 500 grams less than 1 pound? ›

1 pound is legally defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilograms. Since 1 kilogram equals 1000 grams, 1 pound equals approximately 453.59237 grams, not 500 grams.

How much is 500g in weight? ›

500 grams is about 17 ounces . . . 17.637 ounces, to be exact.

What weighs 500 grams exactly? ›

An object that weighs exactly 500 grams would be a standard large package of butter in many countries. In many parts of the world, a large package of butter is designed to weigh exactly 500 grams. This is a common standard for packaging butter, as it provides a convenient amount for both consumers and retailers.


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