In this lesson you will teach yourself how to convert kg to lbs (pounds) and lbs to kg using Microsoft Excel application.

This is the common question to convert metric and imperial units. Excel can do that in various different methods. Let's convert kg to lbs and lbs to kg using Excel. Also there is a kg to lbs and oz (ounces) and kg to stones, lbs and oz conversion prepared.

 

What is 1 kg equal to in lbs?

1 kg is equal to 2.204622622 lbs.

25 kg is equal to 25 * 2.204622622 lbs = 55.11556555 lbs

 

What is 1 lb equal to in kg?

1 pound is equal to 0.45359237 kg.

70 lbs = 70 * 0.45359237kg =  31.7514659 kg

 

Method 1. Convert using simple division

To convert kg to lbs you need to just multiply by 2.204622622. Similarly to convert lbs to kg you need to multiply by 0.45359237.

Kg to lbs converter

Examples:

10 kg  = 10 * 2.204622622lbs = 22.04622622lbs

10 lbs = 10 * 0.45359237kg = 4.5359237kg

lbs to kg converter

Note: You may want to round the lbs value for simplification. Just use ROUND Excel function.

10kg = ROUND(10*0.45359237,2) = 4.54lbs

250kg = ROUND(250*0.45359237,2) = 113.4lbs

500kg = ROUND(500*0.45359237,2) = 226.8lbs

kg to lbs round

Method 2. Conversion using CONVERT Excel function

=CONVERT(cell,"unit1","unit2")

kg to lbs convert converter

Pounds are lbm in these Excel formulas.

To convert kg to lbs use:

=CONVERT(cell,"kg","lbm")

To convert lbs to kg use:

=CONVERT(cell,"lbm","kg")

lbs to kg convert converter

Method 3. Convert using VBA code

vba macros kg to lbs converter

This VBA code will ask you how many kg you want to convert to lbs:

how many in kg

Sub KgToLbsConverter()
 Dim KgToLbs As Long
  KgToLbs = InputBox("How many in Kg?")
 MsgBox KgToLbs * 2.204622622 & " lbs."
End Sub

 

MsgBox will show you the answer.

msgbox kg to lbs converter

This VBA code will ask you how many lbs you want to convert to kg:

 

Sub LbsToKgConverter()
 Dim LbsToKg As Long
  LbsToKg = InputBox("How many in lbs?")
 MsgBox LbsToKg * 0.45359237 & " kg."
End Sub

 

MsgBox will show you the answer.

 

Method 4. Convert kg to lbs and oz.

1 kg is equal to 1000 grams to it is obvious to calculate. One lb is 16 oz making it more difficult to calculate. Luckily there is an Excel formula which converts kg to lbs and oz.

kg to lbs and oz converter

=INT(A1*2.204622622)&" lbs "&INT(MOD(A1*2.204622622,1)*16)&" oz"

It will convert 250kg to 551 lb 2 oz

 

Method 5. Convert kg to stones, lbs and oz.

We can go even further. We prepared also a formula which will convert kg to stones, lb and oz. Stone is equal to 14 pounds so it is quite easy to develop the Excel formula as follows.

=INT(A1*0.157473044418)&" st "&INT(MOD(A1*0.157473044418,1)*14)&" lbs "&INT(MOD(MOD(A1*0.157473044418,1)*14,1)*16)&" oz"

It will convert 250kg to 39 st 5 lbs 2 oz

 

Feel free to download free Excel spreadsheet with above methods.