U.K. Pound Sterling (GBP)
Currency Code: GBP
Numeric Code: 826
Currency Sign: £

The Pound Sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known simply as the pound, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha. It is subdivided into 100 pence (singular: penny). A number of nations that do not use sterling also have currencies called the pound. At various times, the pound sterling was commodity money or bank notes backed by silver or gold, but it is currently fiat money, backed only by the economy in the areas where it is accepted.

The British Crown dependencies of Guernsey and Jersey produce their own local issues of sterling: "Guernsey pound" and "Jersey pound". The pound sterling is also used in the Isle of Man (alongside the Manx pound), Gibraltar (alongside the Gibraltar pound), the Falkland Islands (alongside the Falkland Islands pound), Saint Helena and Ascension Island in Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (alongside the Saint Helena pound). Manx, Gibraltar, Falkland Islands and Saint Helena pounds are separate currencies, pegged at parity to the pound sterling. The Bank of England is the central bank for the pound sterling, issuing its own coins and banknotes, and regulating issuance of banknotes by private banks in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Banknotes issued by other jurisdictions are not regulated by the Bank of England; local governments use Bank of England notes as backing for local issuance by allowing them to be exchanged 1:1 at face value.

Sterling is the 4th most traded currency in the foreign exchange market, after the United States dollar, the euro, and the Japanese yen. Together with those 3 currencies it forms the basket of currencies which calculate the value of IMF special drawing rights, with an 11.3% weighting as of 2011 (USD 41.9%, Euro 37.4%, Yen 9.4%). Sterling is also the 3rd most held reserve currency in global reserves (about 4%).
Last Updated: 30 May 2017, 3:00 AM GMT

U.K. Pound Sterling (GBP) Exchange Rates

Currency Name Code 1 gbp in gbp Converter Chart
U.S. Dollar USD 1.286265 0.777445 GBP/USD Chart for USD per GBP
Euro EUR 1.153155 0.867186 GBP/EUR Chart for EUR per GBP
Australian Dollar AUD 1.727846 0.578755 GBP/AUD Chart for AUD per GBP
Canadian Dollar CAD 1.735343 0.576255 GBP/CAD Chart for CAD per GBP
Japanese Yen JPY 143.211652 0.006983 GBP/JPY Chart for JPY per GBP
Swiss Franc CHF 1.255688 0.796376 GBP/CHF Chart for CHF per GBP
Algerian Dinar DZD 139.628094 0.007162 GBP/DZD Chart for DZD per GBP
Argentine Peso ARS 19.887722 0.050282 GBP/ARS Chart for ARS per GBP
Armenia Dram AMD 619.852665 0.001613 GBP/AMD Chart for AMD per GBP
Azerbaijan Manat AZN 2.189222 0.456783 GBP/AZN Chart for AZN per GBP
Bahamian Dollar BSD 1.284861 0.778294 GBP/BSD Chart for BSD per GBP
Bahrain Dinar BHD 0.483636 2.067672 GBP/BHD Chart for BHD per GBP
Barbadian Dollar BBD 2.572531 0.388722 GBP/BBD Chart for BBD per GBP
Belarussian Ruble BYN 2.395428 0.417462 GBP/BYN Chart for BYN per GBP
Bolivian Boliviano BOB 8.823781 0.113330 GBP/BOB Chart for BOB per GBP
Botswana Pula BWP 13.111778 0.076267 GBP/BWP Chart for BWP per GBP
Brazilian Real BRL 4.170948 0.239754 GBP/BRL Chart for BRL per GBP
Brunei Dollar BND 1.782507 0.561008 GBP/BND Chart for BND per GBP
Bulgarian Lev BGN 2.248648 0.444712 GBP/BGN Chart for BGN per GBP
Central African CFA Franc XAF 760.944119 0.001314 GBP/XAF Chart for XAF per GBP
CFP Franc XPF 140.685408 0.007108 GBP/XPF Chart for XPF per GBP
Chilean Peso CLP 858.982056 0.001164 GBP/CLP Chart for CLP per GBP
Chinese Yuan CNY 8.825920 0.113303 GBP/CNY Chart for CNY per GBP
Colombian Peso COP 3,767.229382 0.000265 GBP/COP Chart for COP per GBP
Costa Rican Colón CRC 741.615599 0.001348 GBP/CRC Chart for CRC per GBP
Croatian Kuna HRK 8.596673 0.116324 GBP/HRK Chart for HRK per GBP
Czech Koruna CZK 30.649666 0.032627 GBP/CZK Chart for CZK per GBP
Danish Krone DKK 8.596692 0.116324 GBP/DKK Chart for DKK per GBP
Dominican Peso DOP 60.884214 0.016425 GBP/DOP Chart for DOP per GBP
East Caribbean Dollar XCD 3.456202 0.289335 GBP/XCD Chart for XCD per GBP
Egyptian Pound EGP 23.196732 0.043110 GBP/EGP Chart for EGP per GBP
Fiji Dollar FJD 2.681036 0.372990 GBP/FJD Chart for FJD per GBP
Ghanaian Cedi GHS 5.408951 0.184879 GBP/GHS Chart for GHS per GBP
Guatemalan Quetzal GTQ 9.863826 0.101381 GBP/GTQ Chart for GTQ per GBP
Honduran Lempira HNL 30.038493 0.033291 GBP/HNL Chart for HNL per GBP
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 10.021297 0.099787 GBP/HKD Chart for HKD per GBP
Hungarian Forint HUF 356.652932 0.002804 GBP/HUF Chart for HUF per GBP
Icelandic Krona ISK 132.744638 0.007533 GBP/ISK Chart for ISK per GBP
Indian Rupee INR 82.957617 0.012054 GBP/INR Chart for INR per GBP
Indonesian Rupiah IDR 17,107.979412 0.000058 GBP/IDR Chart for IDR per GBP
Israeli New Sheqel ILS 4.608203 0.217004 GBP/ILS Chart for ILS per GBP
Jamaican Dollar JMD 166.107321 0.006020 GBP/JMD Chart for JMD per GBP
Jordanian Dinar JOD 0.912705 1.095644 GBP/JOD Chart for JOD per GBP
Kazakhstani Tenge KZT 400.124000 0.002499 GBP/KZT Chart for KZT per GBP
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 0.390189 2.562863 GBP/KWD Chart for KWD per GBP
Kyrgyzstan Som KGS 87.504596 0.011428 GBP/KGS Chart for KGS per GBP
Lebanese Pound LBP 1,939.709901 0.000516 GBP/LBP Chart for LBP per GBP
Libyan Dinar LYD 0.929698 1.075618 GBP/LYD Chart for LYD per GBP
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 5.511107 0.181452 GBP/MYR Chart for MYR per GBP
Mauritian Rupee MUR 44.619903 0.022412 GBP/MUR Chart for MUR per GBP
Mexican Peso MXN 23.909307 0.041825 GBP/MXN Chart for MXN per GBP
Moldova Lei MDL 23.467414 0.042612 GBP/MDL Chart for MDL per GBP
Moroccan Dirham MAD 12.750637 0.078427 GBP/MAD Chart for MAD per GBP
Myanma Kyat MMK 1,755.753999 0.000570 GBP/MMK Chart for MMK per GBP
Nepalese Rupee NPR 132.858351 0.007527 GBP/NPR Chart for NPR per GBP
Neth. Antillean Guilder ANG 2.287045 0.437245 GBP/ANG Chart for ANG per GBP
New Taiwan Dollar TWD 38.773144 0.025791 GBP/TWD Chart for TWD per GBP
New Turkmenistan Manat TMT 4.496775 0.222382 GBP/TMT Chart for TMT per GBP
New Zealand Dollar NZD 1.829549 0.546583 GBP/NZD Chart for NZD per GBP
Nicaraguan Córdoba NIO 38.478114 0.025989 GBP/NIO Chart for NIO per GBP
Nigerian Naira NGN 392.118001 0.002550 GBP/NGN Chart for NGN per GBP
Norwegian Krone NOK 10.855189 0.092122 GBP/NOK Chart for NOK per GBP
Omani Rial OMR 0.494569 2.021962 GBP/OMR Chart for OMR per GBP
Pakistani Rupee PKR 134.768131 0.007420 GBP/PKR Chart for PKR per GBP
Panamanian Balboa PAB 1.284861 0.778294 GBP/PAB Chart for PAB per GBP
Papua New Guinean kina PGK 4.089815 0.244510 GBP/PGK Chart for PGK per GBP
Paraguayan Guaraní PYG 7,173.805287 0.000139 GBP/PYG Chart for PYG per GBP
Peruvian Nuevo Sol PEN 4.173564 0.239603 GBP/PEN Chart for PEN per GBP
Philippine Peso PHP 64.202315 0.015576 GBP/PHP Chart for PHP per GBP
Polish Zloty PLN 4.839637 0.206627 GBP/PLN Chart for PLN per GBP
Qatari Rial QAR 4.682006 0.213584 GBP/QAR Chart for QAR per GBP
Romanian New Leu RON 5.273375 0.189632 GBP/RON Chart for RON per GBP
Russian Rouble RUB 72.963177 0.013706 GBP/RUB Chart for RUB per GBP
Saudi Riyal SAR 4.823542 0.207317 GBP/SAR Chart for SAR per GBP
Serbian Dinar RSD 144.744201 0.006909 GBP/RSD Chart for RSD per GBP
Singapore Dollar SGD 1.783560 0.560676 GBP/SGD Chart for SGD per GBP
South African Rand ZAR 16.741685 0.059731 GBP/ZAR Chart for ZAR per GBP
South Korean Won KRW 1,445.120977 0.000692 GBP/KRW Chart for KRW per GBP
Sri Lanka Rupee LKR 196.044156 0.005101 GBP/LKR Chart for LKR per GBP
Swedish Krona SEK 11.217213 0.089149 GBP/SEK Chart for SEK per GBP
Tajikistan Ruble TJS 11.293403 0.088547 GBP/TJS Chart for TJS per GBP
Thai Baht THB 43.969191 0.022743 GBP/THB Chart for THB per GBP
Trinidad Tobago Dollar TTD 8.666540 0.115386 GBP/TTD Chart for TTD per GBP
Tunisian Dinar TND 3.098344 0.322753 GBP/TND Chart for TND per GBP
Turkish Lira TRY 4.592254 0.217758 GBP/TRY Chart for TRY per GBP
U.A.E Dirham AED 4.722561 0.211750 GBP/AED Chart for AED per GBP
Ukrainian Hryvnia UAH 33.943159 0.029461 GBP/UAH Chart for UAH per GBP
Uruguayan Peso UYU 36.331290 0.027524 GBP/UYU Chart for UYU per GBP
Uzbekistan Sum UZS 4,913.536002 0.000204 GBP/UZS Chart for UZS per GBP
Venezuelan Bolivar VEF 12.838033 0.077894 GBP/VEF Chart for VEF per GBP
Vietnamese Dong VND 29,256.430474 0.000034 GBP/VND Chart for VND per GBP
West African CFA Franc XOF 754.821882 0.001325 GBP/XOF Chart for XOF per GBP
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