# How Many Tonnes in a Pound

## how many tonnes in a pound

Tons to pounds conversion factors are listed below (for short (US), long (UK) and metric tons to pounds). To find out how many pounds in tons, multiply by the conversion factor or use the converter if the conversion is from US short tons.

1 Short Ton [US] = 2 000 Pounds
1 Long Ton [UK] = 2 240 Pounds
1 Metric Ton = 2 204.62262 Pounds

For example, to calculate how many pounds there are in a half ton (US), multiply the ton value by the conversion factor, 1/2 US ton * 2000 = 1000 lbs in a half short ton.

Ton is a unit of mass in different measurement systems and usually mistaken with each other. The short ton (also known as net ton) equals to 2000 pounds and used in North America (United States and Canada), the long ton (also known as weight or gross ton) is used in the imperial system (UK and some of the other English speaking countries) and defined as 2240 pounds or 1016 kilograms. The metric ton (also known as tonne) equals to 1000 kilograms and used in the metric system. The abbreviations for ton are “T” and “t“.

If you are trading internationally, you must know what type of ton as a weight unit is used in that country to avoid the surprises.

Pound is a unit of mass in the imperial and US customary measurement systems. International avoirdupois pound is defined as 0.45359237 kilograms. Troy pound is rarely used. There are 16 ounces in a pound and 12 troy ounces in a troy pound. The abbreviations are “lb“, “lbs“.

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1 0.045359 21 0.952544 41 1.859729 61 2.766913 81 3.674098
2 0.090718 22 0.997903 42 1.905088 62 2.812273 82 3.719457
3 0.136078 23 1.043262 43 1.950447 63 2.857632 83 3.764817
4 0.181437 24 1.088622 44 1.995806 64 2.902991 84 3.810176
5 0.226796 25 1.133981 45 2.041166 65 2.948350 85 3.855535
6 0.272155 26 1.179340 46 2.086525 66 2.993710 86 3.900894
7 0.317515 27 1.224699 47 2.131884 67 3.039069 87 3.946254
8 0.362874 28 1.270059 48 2.177243 68 3.084428 88 3.991613
9 0.408233 29 1.315418 49 2.222603 69 3.129787 89 4.036972
10 0.453592 30 1.360777 50 2.267962 70 3.175147 90 4.082331
11 0.498952 31 1.406136 51 2.313321 71 3.220506 91 4.127691
12 0.544311 32 1.451496 52 2.358680 72 3.265865 92 4.173050
13 0.589670 33 1.496855 53 2.404040 73 3.311224 93 4.218409
14 0.635029 34 1.542214 54 2.449399 74 3.356584 94 4.263768
15 0.680389 35 1.587573 55 2.494758 75 3.401943 95 4.309128
16 0.725748 36 1.632933 56 2.540117 76 3.447302 96 4.354487
17 0.771107 37 1.678292 57 2.585477 77 3.492661 97 4.399846
18 0.816466 38 1.723651 58 2.630836 78 3.538020 98 4.445205
19 0.861826 39 1.769010 59 2.676195 79 3.583380 99 4.490564
20 0.907185 40 1.814369 60 2.721554 80 3.628739 100 4.535924