How To Convert Kilograms to Grams – kg to g

Kilograms and grams both measure mass, making conversions easy. Enter your kilogram value in the calculator below to reveal the equivalent amount of grams, or use our easy kg to g formula.

Kilograms to Grams Converter

Enter the weight in kilograms to calculate the equivalent weight in grams:

There are 1,000 grams in one kilogram. To convert from kilograms to grams, multiply your kilogram value by 1,000.

`Grams = kg x 1,000`

Reference the table below for common kilograms-to-grams conversions.

Kilograms (kg)Grams (g)
11000
1.51500
1.61600
22000
2.52500
33000
3.23200
44000
55000
66000
77000
88000
99000
1010000
1515000
2020000
2424000
2525000
3030000
3535000
4040000
5050000
7070000
7575000
8585000
9090000
9595000

What’s the Difference Between a Kilogram and a Gram?

Kilograms (kg) and grams (g) are units from the metric system, both measuring mass. The metric system is composed of base units for easy conversions, and the kilogram is the base unit for mass.

A kilogram, sometimes called a ‘kilo,’ equals 2.205 pounds. Scientists and engineers around the world use kg and g. The gram is also a popular measure for all non-liquid items, including food. Even countries like the United States, which doesn’t use the metric system, use grams on food packaging. The kg measures a person’s weight in countries that use the metric system.

How to Convert Kilograms to Grams Using Decimals

Convert kilograms to grams by moving your decimal point three places to the right. For example, 1 kilogram becomes 1,000 grams by moving the decimal point. 69.45 kilograms becomes 69,450 grams.

Examples of Converting a Kilogram to Gram

To change a kilogram to a gram, multiply by 1,000. Here are some examples:

Example: Convert 10 kg to grams

• Grams = 10 kg x 1,000
• 10,000 grams = 10 kg

Example: Convert 54.30 kg to grams

• Grams = 54.30 kg x 1,000
• 54,3000 grams = 54.30 kg

Example: Convert 9.27 kg to grams

• Grams = 9.27kg x 1,000
• 9,270 grams = 9.27kg

Is one gram heavier than one kilogram?

One gram is lighter than one kilogram. One kilogram equals 1,000 grams, making the kg 1,000 times heavier than the gram.

What is 100 grams?

One hundred grams is called a hectogram. One hundred grams is also equal to 1/10th of a kilogram or about 3.5 ounces.

What’s an example of something that weighs one gram?

Everyday household items that weigh one gram include a two-inch paper clip, a U.S. dollar bill, a jelly bean, and a postage stamp.

What’s an example of something weighing one kilogram?

A common household item that weighs one kilogram is one liter of water. Other objects that come close to weighing a kilogram include a two-pound bag of sugar or flour, a pineapple, and a lightweight laptop.