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: 22 Nov 2017, 7:00 AM GMT

U.K. Pound Sterling (GBP) Exchange Rates

Currency Name Code 1 gbp in gbp Converter Chart
U.S. Dollar USD 1.325157 0.754628 GBP/USD Chart for USD per GBP
Euro EUR 1.128927 0.885797 GBP/EUR Chart for EUR per GBP
Australian Dollar AUD 1.751275 0.571013 GBP/AUD Chart for AUD per GBP
Canadian Dollar CAD 1.692838 0.590724 GBP/CAD Chart for CAD per GBP
Japanese Yen JPY 148.804783 0.006720 GBP/JPY Chart for JPY per GBP
Swiss Franc CHF 1.313682 0.761219 GBP/CHF Chart for CHF per GBP
Algerian Dinar DZD 152.502625 0.006557 GBP/DZD Chart for DZD per GBP
Argentine Peso ARS 23.172505 0.043155 GBP/ARS Chart for ARS per GBP
Armenia Dram AMD 640.713765 0.001561 GBP/AMD Chart for AMD per GBP
Azerbaijan Manat AZN 2.250778 0.444291 GBP/AZN Chart for AZN per GBP
Bahrain Dinar BHD 0.498259 2.006989 GBP/BHD Chart for BHD per GBP
Barbadian Dollar BBD 2.650313 0.377314 GBP/BBD Chart for BBD per GBP
Belarussian Ruble BYN 2.658128 0.376205 GBP/BYN Chart for BYN per GBP
Bolivian Boliviano BOB 9.090574 0.110004 GBP/BOB Chart for BOB per GBP
Botswana Pula BWP 13.919712 0.071841 GBP/BWP Chart for BWP per GBP
Brazilian Real BRL 4.316013 0.231695 GBP/BRL Chart for BRL per GBP
Brunei Dollar BND 1.797575 0.556305 GBP/BND Chart for BND per GBP
Bulgarian Lev BGN 2.211033 0.452277 GBP/BGN Chart for BGN per GBP
Central African CFA Franc XAF 742.688673 0.001346 GBP/XAF Chart for XAF per GBP
Chilean Peso CLP 834.178799 0.001199 GBP/CLP Chart for CLP per GBP
Chinese Yuan CNY 8.777209 0.113931 GBP/CNY Chart for CNY per GBP
Colombian Peso COP 3,979.220026 0.000251 GBP/COP Chart for COP per GBP
Costa Rican Colón CRC 749.468787 0.001334 GBP/CRC Chart for CRC per GBP
Croatian Kuna HRK 8.553826 0.116907 GBP/HRK Chart for HRK per GBP
Czech Koruna CZK 28.872453 0.034635 GBP/CZK Chart for CZK per GBP
Danish Krone DKK 8.412222 0.118875 GBP/DKK Chart for DKK per GBP
Dominican Peso DOP 63.489840 0.015751 GBP/DOP Chart for DOP per GBP
Egyptian Pound EGP 23.362959 0.042803 GBP/EGP Chart for EGP per GBP
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 10.351957 0.096600 GBP/HKD Chart for HKD per GBP
Hungarian Forint HUF 353.403629 0.002830 GBP/HUF Chart for HUF per GBP
Icelandic Krona ISK 137.418734 0.007277 GBP/ISK Chart for ISK per GBP
Indian Rupee INR 85.871869 0.011645 GBP/INR Chart for INR per GBP
Indonesian Rupiah IDR 17,928.303218 0.000056 GBP/IDR Chart for IDR per GBP
Israeli New Sheqel ILS 4.676360 0.213842 GBP/ILS Chart for ILS per GBP
Jordanian Dinar JOD 0.939504 1.064391 GBP/JOD Chart for JOD per GBP
Kazakhstani Tenge KZT 437.691006 0.002285 GBP/KZT Chart for KZT per GBP
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 0.400399 2.497507 GBP/KWD Chart for KWD per GBP
Kyrgyzstan Som KGS 92.363453 0.010827 GBP/KGS Chart for KGS per GBP
Lebanese Pound LBP 1,998.494634 0.000500 GBP/LBP Chart for LBP per GBP
Libyan Dinar LYD 0.975265 1.025363 GBP/LYD Chart for LYD per GBP
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 5.469124 0.182845 GBP/MYR Chart for MYR per GBP
Mauritanian Ouguiya MRO 468.936427 0.002132 GBP/MRO Chart for MRO per GBP
Mauritian Rupee MUR 45.008942 0.022218 GBP/MUR Chart for MUR per GBP
Mexican Peso MXN 25.012695 0.039980 GBP/MXN Chart for MXN per GBP
Moldova Lei MDL 23.225306 0.043056 GBP/MDL Chart for MDL per GBP
Moroccan Dirham MAD 12.539360 0.079749 GBP/MAD Chart for MAD per GBP
Nepalese Rupee NPR 138.054809 0.007243 GBP/NPR Chart for NPR per GBP
New Taiwan Dollar TWD 39.636301 0.025229 GBP/TWD Chart for TWD per GBP
New Turkmenistan Manat TMT 4.637662 0.215626 GBP/TMT Chart for TMT per GBP
New Zealand Dollar NZD 1.940829 0.515244 GBP/NZD Chart for NZD per GBP
Nicaraguan Córdoba NIO 40.590605 0.024636 GBP/NIO Chart for NIO per GBP
Nigerian Naira NGN 404.702809 0.002471 GBP/NGN Chart for NGN per GBP
Norwegian Krone NOK 10.937398 0.091429 GBP/NOK Chart for NOK per GBP
Omani Rial OMR 0.509523 1.962621 GBP/OMR Chart for OMR per GBP
Pakistani Rupee PKR 139.733893 0.007156 GBP/PKR Chart for PKR per GBP
Papua New Guinean kina PGK 4.254054 0.235070 GBP/PGK Chart for PGK per GBP
Paraguayan Guaraní PYG 7,512.870985 0.000133 GBP/PYG Chart for PYG per GBP
Peruvian Nuevo Sol PEN 4.287930 0.233213 GBP/PEN Chart for PEN per GBP
Philippine Peso PHP 67.100463 0.014903 GBP/PHP Chart for PHP per GBP
Polish Zloty PLN 4.779699 0.209218 GBP/PLN Chart for PLN per GBP
Qatari Rial QAR 4.823570 0.207315 GBP/QAR Chart for QAR per GBP
Romanian New Leu RON 5.263818 0.189976 GBP/RON Chart for RON per GBP
Russian Rouble RUB 78.618307 0.012720 GBP/RUB Chart for RUB per GBP
Saudi Riyal SAR 4.969683 0.201220 GBP/SAR Chart for SAR per GBP
Serbian Dinar RSD 134.036880 0.007461 GBP/RSD Chart for RSD per GBP
Singapore Dollar SGD 1.794620 0.557221 GBP/SGD Chart for SGD per GBP
South African Rand ZAR 18.620614 0.053704 GBP/ZAR Chart for ZAR per GBP
South Korean Won KRW 1,447.088967 0.000691 GBP/KRW Chart for KRW per GBP
Sri Lanka Rupee LKR 203.749709 0.004908 GBP/LKR Chart for LKR per GBP
Swedish Krona SEK 11.242251 0.088950 GBP/SEK Chart for SEK per GBP
Tajikistan Ruble TJS 11.681248 0.085607 GBP/TJS Chart for TJS per GBP
Thai Baht THB 43.402788 0.023040 GBP/THB Chart for THB per GBP
Trinidad Tobago Dollar TTD 8.945337 0.111790 GBP/TTD Chart for TTD per GBP
Tunisian Dinar TND 3.306354 0.302448 GBP/TND Chart for TND per GBP
Turkish Lira TRY 5.244187 0.190687 GBP/TRY Chart for TRY per GBP
U.A.E Dirham AED 4.866567 0.205484 GBP/AED Chart for AED per GBP
Ukrainian Hryvnia UAH 35.091626 0.028497 GBP/UAH Chart for UAH per GBP
Uruguayan Peso UYU 38.900141 0.025707 GBP/UYU Chart for UYU per GBP
Uzbekistan Sum UZS 10,714.020897 0.000093 GBP/UZS Chart for UZS per GBP
Venezuelan Bolivar VEF 13.219946 0.075643 GBP/VEF Chart for VEF per GBP
Vietnamese Dong VND 30,129.698592 0.000033 GBP/VND Chart for VND per GBP
West African CFA Franc XOF 742.688673 0.001346 GBP/XOF Chart for XOF per GBP
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