Convert pounds to grams



The symbol for the pound is "lb."


A pound is a unit of mass that's heavier than a gram but lighter than one kilogram. By definition, exactly 0.45359237 kilograms is termed as one pound. Therefore, one kilogram is about 2.20462 lbs.

To convert lb to g, you need to multiply lb value by 453.59237 and you will have the equivalent gram. Inversely, to convert gram to pound, divide gram value by 453.59237.

Pound is so defined that 16 ounces make one pound. So 8 ounces make 0.5 lbs.


Pound was originally based on the weight of grains or seeds dating back to ancient times. Over time, standardized pounds emerged, such as the avoirdupois pound (the common pound used today) used in the United States.

Despite the metric system being prevalent in most parts of the world, the pound remains a familiar unit of measurement in the United States and other countries with historical ties to British influence.


Pounds are widely used in the United States for various purposes, especially for everyday weight measurements like body weight, groceries, or packages.



The symbol for gram is "g." 


Gram is a fundamental unit of mass in the metric system. One gram is incredibly light, equal to one-thousandth of a kilogram. It would be equivalent to about the weight of a paperclip or a small raisin.

Gram unit is very common in weight conversion, whether converting kilogram to gram, pound to gram, or grams to ounces and vice versa.

For gram to milligram conversion you need to multiply gram with 1,000. So divide a milligram amount by 1,000 if you want to know the equivalent gm amount. 

In case of gram to pound conversion, you need to know that 1 gram (g) is equal to 0.00220462262185 pounds (lbs). In reverse, 1 pound is about 453.592 gram.

1 gram equals 0.035274 ounces, which means approximately 28.3495 grams make 1 ounce. For conversion of gram to tonne, 1,000,000 gram makes 1 tonne.


Like many metric units, the gram has its roots in the French Revolution era. It originated from the late Latin word "gramma," which means a small weight.

It was officially defined in 1795 as one-thousandth of the weight of a cubic decimeter of water at the temperature of melting ice. Over time, its definition evolved, eventually being tied to the kilogram as part of the metric system.


The gram is used in daily live for measuring small amount of cooking ingredients or grocery items. Gram is also used by scientists for experiments. 

Pound to Gram Conversion Table

Pound [lbs]Gram [g]0.01 lbs4.5359237 g0.1 lbs45.359237 g1 lbs453.59237 g2 lbs907.18474 g3 lbs1360.77711 g5 lbs2267.96185 g10 lbs4535.9237 g20 lbs9071.8474 g50 lbs22679.6185 g100 lbs45359.237 g1000 lbs453592.37 g

Pound to Gram conversion table

0.01 lb4.535924 g
0.1 lb45.359237 g
1 lb453.59237 g
2 lb907.18474 g
3 lb1360.77711 g
5 lb2267.96185 g
10 lb4535.9237 g
20 lb9071.8474 g
100 lb45359.237 g
1000 lb453592.37 g