Kg to Lbs

Kg to Lbs

There are two units of volume involved in the conversion of kilograms to pounds. The kilograms to pound calculator is used to convert the volume in kilograms (kg) to volume in pounds (lbs). When using the converter, first enter the value in kilograms in the blank text field. Press the ‘Convert' button to initiate the conversion from kilograms to pounds. This gives you the conversion result, displayed below the control buttons in pounds. The ‘Reset' button is used to erase all data of the previous conversions from the calculator.


Convert 5 kilograms to pounds


The initial step is to enter the value in kilograms (5) in the blank text field. Press the ‘Convert' button to execute the conversion. The result is displayed as;

5 Kilograms = 11.0231131 Pounds

This means that there are 11.0231131 pounds in 5 kilograms

Use the same procedure when converting new values in kilograms to get the corresponding results in pounds. 

How many pounds in a kilogram?

The volume units' conversion factor of kilograms to pounds is 2.20462262

1 kilogram = 2.20462262 pounds

1 kilogram = 2.67922888 troy pounds

This means that there are 2.20462262 pounds in one kilogram and 2.67922888 troy pounds in one kilogram.

If you want to determine the number of pounds in a kilogram simply multiply the value in kilograms by the conversion factor.

For example; how many pounds are in 64 kilograms?

Solution; multiply this value (64) by the conversion factor (2.20462262)

= 64 x 2.20462262

= 141.09584768 Pounds in 64 kilograms


A kilogram is a base unit of mass in the metric system abbreviated as "kg". One kilogram is equal to 35.274 ounces or 2.204 pounds.

A pound is a mass unit in the US customary and imperial systems abbreviated as "lb". It is defined as a unit of mass equal to 0.45359237. One pound is equal to 453.5 grams and 16 ounces.