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: 25 Apr 2018, 5:00 PM GMT

U.K. Pound Sterling (GBP) Exchange Rates

Currency Name Code 1 gbp in gbp Converter Chart
U.S. Dollar USD 1.395146 0.716771 GBP/USD Chart for USD per GBP
Euro EUR 1.144139 0.874019 GBP/EUR Chart for EUR per GBP
Australian Dollar AUD 1.837306 0.544275 GBP/AUD Chart for AUD per GBP
Canadian Dollar CAD 1.785164 0.560173 GBP/CAD Chart for CAD per GBP
Japanese Yen JPY 152.175161 0.006571 GBP/JPY Chart for JPY per GBP
Swiss Franc CHF 1.366798 0.731637 GBP/CHF Chart for CHF per GBP
Comoro franc KMF 557.348572 0.001794 GBP/KMF Chart for KMF per GBP
Afghan afghani AFN 98.270071 0.010176 GBP/AFN Chart for AFN per GBP
Albanian lek ALL 147.597699 0.006775 GBP/ALL Chart for ALL per GBP
Algerian Dinar DZD 159.688470 0.006262 GBP/DZD Chart for DZD per GBP
Angolan kwanza AOA 305.060155 0.003278 GBP/AOA Chart for AOA per GBP
Argentine Peso ARS 28.250529 0.035398 GBP/ARS Chart for ARS per GBP
Armenia Dram AMD 669.541365 0.001494 GBP/AMD Chart for AMD per GBP
Aruban florin AWG 2.487203 0.402058 GBP/AWG Chart for AWG per GBP
Azerbaijan Manat AZN 2.372405 0.421513 GBP/AZN Chart for AZN per GBP
Bahamian Dollar BSD 1.395146 0.716771 GBP/BSD Chart for BSD per GBP
Bahrain Dinar BHD 0.524715 1.905795 GBP/BHD Chart for BHD per GBP
Bangladeshi taka BDT 117.065900 0.008542 GBP/BDT Chart for BDT per GBP
Barbadian Dollar BBD 2.790273 0.358388 GBP/BBD Chart for BBD per GBP
Belarussian Ruble BYN 2.794965 0.357786 GBP/BYN Chart for BYN per GBP
Belize dollar BZD 2.800831 0.357037 GBP/BZD Chart for BZD per GBP
Bolivian Boliviano BOB 9.616897 0.103984 GBP/BOB Chart for BOB per GBP
Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark BAM 2.236117 0.447204 GBP/BAM Chart for BAM per GBP
Botswana Pula BWP 13.651059 0.073254 GBP/BWP Chart for BWP per GBP
Brazilian Real BRL 4.869021 0.205380 GBP/BRL Chart for BRL per GBP
Brunei Dollar BND 1.845905 0.541740 GBP/BND Chart for BND per GBP
Bulgarian Lev BGN 2.239037 0.446621 GBP/BGN Chart for BGN per GBP
Burundian franc BIF 2,454.149923 0.000407 GBP/BIF Chart for BIF per GBP
Cambodian riel KHR 5,657.218837 0.000177 GBP/KHR Chart for KHR per GBP
Cape Verde escudo CVE 126.507886 0.007905 GBP/CVE Chart for CVE per GBP
Central African CFA Franc XAF 753.042533 0.001328 GBP/XAF Chart for XAF per GBP
CFP Franc XPF 136.141409 0.007345 GBP/XPF Chart for XPF per GBP
Chilean Peso CLP 837.808860 0.001194 GBP/CLP Chart for CLP per GBP
Chinese Yuan CNY 8.817831 0.113407 GBP/CNY Chart for CNY per GBP
Colombian Peso COP 3,904.946693 0.000256 GBP/COP Chart for COP per GBP
Congolese franc CDF 2,240.795188 0.000446 GBP/CDF Chart for CDF per GBP
Costa Rican Colón CRC 787.168827 0.001270 GBP/CRC Chart for CRC per GBP
Croatian Kuna HRK 8.493164 0.117742 GBP/HRK Chart for HRK per GBP
Cuban peso CUP 1.395146 0.716771 GBP/CUP Chart for CUP per GBP
Czech Koruna CZK 29.092106 0.034374 GBP/CZK Chart for CZK per GBP
Danish Krone DKK 8.515129 0.117438 GBP/DKK Chart for DKK per GBP
Djiboutian franc DJF 246.557392 0.004056 GBP/DJF Chart for DJF per GBP
Dominican Peso DOP 68.925865 0.014508 GBP/DOP Chart for DOP per GBP
East Caribbean Dollar XCD 3.778575 0.264650 GBP/XCD Chart for XCD per GBP
Egyptian Pound EGP 24.624564 0.040610 GBP/EGP Chart for EGP per GBP
Eritrean nakfa ERN 21.011118 0.047594 GBP/ERN Chart for ERN per GBP
Ethiopian birr ETB 38.223239 0.026162 GBP/ETB Chart for ETB per GBP
Fiji Dollar FJD 2.905160 0.344215 GBP/FJD Chart for FJD per GBP
Gambian dalasi GMD 66.573901 0.015021 GBP/GMD Chart for GMD per GBP
Georgian lari GEL 3.483630 0.287057 GBP/GEL Chart for GEL per GBP
Ghanaian Cedi GHS 6.188945 0.161578 GBP/GHS Chart for GHS per GBP
Gibraltar pound GIP 0.999616 1.000384 GBP/GIP Chart for GIP per GBP
Guatemalan Quetzal GTQ 10.332155 0.096785 GBP/GTQ Chart for GTQ per GBP
Guinean franc GNF 12,584.727021 0.000079 GBP/GNF Chart for GNF per GBP
Guyanese dollar GYD 288.740816 0.003463 GBP/GYD Chart for GYD per GBP
Haitian gourde HTG 90.942461 0.010996 GBP/HTG Chart for HTG per GBP
Honduran Lempira HNL 33.013359 0.030291 GBP/HNL Chart for HNL per GBP
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 10.947548 0.091345 GBP/HKD Chart for HKD per GBP
Hungarian Forint HUF 357.749770 0.002795 GBP/HUF Chart for HUF per GBP
Icelandic Krona ISK 140.764526 0.007104 GBP/ISK Chart for ISK per GBP
Indian Rupee INR 92.835391 0.010772 GBP/INR Chart for INR per GBP
Indonesian Rupiah IDR 19,405.930149 0.000052 GBP/IDR Chart for IDR per GBP
Iranian rial IRR 58,611.914621 0.000017 GBP/IRR Chart for IRR per GBP
Iraqi dinar IQD 1,662.625198 0.000601 GBP/IQD Chart for IQD per GBP
Israeli New Sheqel ILS 4.983898 0.200646 GBP/ILS Chart for ILS per GBP
Jamaican Dollar JMD 174.005431 0.005747 GBP/JMD Chart for JMD per GBP
Jordanian Dinar JOD 0.989310 1.010805 GBP/JOD Chart for JOD per GBP
Kazakhstani Tenge KZT 454.659672 0.002199 GBP/KZT Chart for KZT per GBP
Kenyan shilling KES 139.486339 0.007169 GBP/KES Chart for KES per GBP
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 0.419321 2.384808 GBP/KWD Chart for KWD per GBP
Kyrgyzstan Som KGS 95.575791 0.010463 GBP/KGS Chart for KGS per GBP
Lao kip LAK 11,558.634170 0.000087 GBP/LAK Chart for LAK per GBP
Lebanese Pound LBP 2,110.893603 0.000474 GBP/LBP Chart for LBP per GBP
Lesotho loti LSL 17.331717 0.057698 GBP/LSL Chart for LSL per GBP
Liberian dollar LRD 186.819785 0.005353 GBP/LRD Chart for LRD per GBP
Libyan Dinar LYD 0.980076 1.020329 GBP/LYD Chart for LYD per GBP
Macanese pataca MOP 11.269466 0.088735 GBP/MOP Chart for MOP per GBP
Macedonian denar MKD 70.420782 0.014200 GBP/MKD Chart for MKD per GBP
Malagasy ariary MGA 4,487.849580 0.000223 GBP/MGA Chart for MGA per GBP
Malawian kwacha MWK 1,010.895648 0.000989 GBP/MWK Chart for MWK per GBP
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 5.453603 0.183365 GBP/MYR Chart for MYR per GBP
Maldivian rufiyaa MVR 21.546493 0.046411 GBP/MVR Chart for MVR per GBP
Mauritanian ouguiya MRU 49.435389 0.020228 GBP/MRU Chart for MRU per GBP
Mauritian Rupee MUR 47.269455 0.021155 GBP/MUR Chart for MUR per GBP
Mexican Peso MXN 26.502932 0.037732 GBP/MXN Chart for MXN per GBP
Moldova Lei MDL 23.042449 0.043398 GBP/MDL Chart for MDL per GBP
Mongolian togrog MNT 3,340.229001 0.000299 GBP/MNT Chart for MNT per GBP
Moroccan Dirham MAD 12.887568 0.077594 GBP/MAD Chart for MAD per GBP
Mozambican metical MZN 83.102594 0.012033 GBP/MZN Chart for MZN per GBP
Myanma Kyat MMK 1,860.984729 0.000537 GBP/MMK Chart for MMK per GBP
Namibian dollar NAD 17.325487 0.057718 GBP/NAD Chart for NAD per GBP
Nepalese Rupee NPR 148.409729 0.006738 GBP/NPR Chart for NPR per GBP
Neth. Antillean Guilder ANG 2.487203 0.402058 GBP/ANG Chart for ANG per GBP
New Taiwan Dollar TWD 41.301698 0.024212 GBP/TWD Chart for TWD per GBP
New Turkmenistan Manat TMT 4.873324 0.205199 GBP/TMT Chart for TMT per GBP
New Zealand Dollar NZD 1.962975 0.509431 GBP/NZD Chart for NZD per GBP
Nicaraguan Córdoba NIO 43.542709 0.022966 GBP/NIO Chart for NIO per GBP
Nigerian Naira NGN 432.152413 0.002314 GBP/NGN Chart for NGN per GBP
Norwegian Krone NOK 11.037765 0.090598 GBP/NOK Chart for NOK per GBP
Omani Rial OMR 0.536542 1.863786 GBP/OMR Chart for OMR per GBP
Pakistani Rupee PKR 161.294691 0.006200 GBP/PKR Chart for PKR per GBP
Panamanian Balboa PAB 1.395146 0.716771 GBP/PAB Chart for PAB per GBP
Papua New Guinean kina PGK 4.536731 0.220423 GBP/PGK Chart for PGK per GBP
Paraguayan Guaraní PYG 7,727.492937 0.000129 GBP/PYG Chart for PYG per GBP
Peruvian Nuevo Sol PEN 4.507499 0.221853 GBP/PEN Chart for PEN per GBP
Philippine Peso PHP 73.018780 0.013695 GBP/PHP Chart for PHP per GBP
Polish Zloty PLN 4.812524 0.207791 GBP/PLN Chart for PLN per GBP
Qatari Rial QAR 5.078765 0.196898 GBP/QAR Chart for QAR per GBP
Romanian New Leu RON 5.318399 0.188027 GBP/RON Chart for RON per GBP
Russian Rouble RUB 86.165909 0.011606 GBP/RUB Chart for RUB per GBP
Rwandan franc RWF 1,209.219882 0.000827 GBP/RWF Chart for RWF per GBP
Salvadoran colon SVC 12.199318 0.081972 GBP/SVC Chart for SVC per GBP
Samoan tala WST 3.572715 0.279899 GBP/WST Chart for WST per GBP
São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra STN 28.622034 0.034938 GBP/STN Chart for STN per GBP
Saudi Riyal SAR 5.231744 0.191141 GBP/SAR Chart for SAR per GBP
Serbian Dinar RSD 135.071491 0.007403 GBP/RSD Chart for RSD per GBP
Seychelles rupee SCR 18.747376 0.053341 GBP/SCR Chart for SCR per GBP
Sierra Leonean leone SLL 10,904.865269 0.000092 GBP/SLL Chart for SLL per GBP
Singapore Dollar SGD 1.848461 0.540991 GBP/SGD Chart for SGD per GBP
Solomon Islands dollar SBD 10.860636 0.092076 GBP/SBD Chart for SBD per GBP
Somali shilling SOS 806.146588 0.001240 GBP/SOS Chart for SOS per GBP
South African Rand ZAR 17.283208 0.057860 GBP/ZAR Chart for ZAR per GBP
South Korean Won KRW 1,499.505026 0.000667 GBP/KRW Chart for KRW per GBP
South Sudanese pound SSP 187.030012 0.005347 GBP/SSP Chart for SSP per GBP
Sri Lanka Rupee LKR 218.730106 0.004572 GBP/LKR Chart for LKR per GBP
Sudanese pound SDG 25.314866 0.039502 GBP/SDG Chart for SDG per GBP
Surinamese dollar SRD 10.414759 0.096018 GBP/SRD Chart for SRD per GBP
Swazi lilangeni SZL 17.331717 0.057698 GBP/SZL Chart for SZL per GBP
Swedish Krona SEK 11.891686 0.084092 GBP/SEK Chart for SEK per GBP
Syrian pound SYP 719.395589 0.001390 GBP/SYP Chart for SYP per GBP
Tajikistan Ruble TJS 12.383900 0.080750 GBP/TJS Chart for TJS per GBP
Tanzanian shilling TZS 3,183.586822 0.000314 GBP/TZS Chart for TZS per GBP
Thai Baht THB 43.953057 0.022752 GBP/THB Chart for THB per GBP
Tongan paʻanga TOP 3.012469 0.331954 GBP/TOP Chart for TOP per GBP
Trinidad Tobago Dollar TTD 9.452673 0.105790 GBP/TTD Chart for TTD per GBP
Tunisian Dinar TND 3.384786 0.295440 GBP/TND Chart for TND per GBP
Turkish Lira TRY 5.719347 0.174845 GBP/TRY Chart for TRY per GBP
U.A.E Dirham AED 5.123604 0.195175 GBP/AED Chart for AED per GBP
Ugandan shilling UGX 5,155.027218 0.000194 GBP/UGX Chart for UGX per GBP
Ukrainian Hryvnia UAH 36.653238 0.027283 GBP/UAH Chart for UAH per GBP
Uruguayan Peso UYU 39.243731 0.025482 GBP/UYU Chart for UYU per GBP
Uzbekistan Sum UZS 11,245.793982 0.000089 GBP/UZS Chart for UZS per GBP
Vanuatu vatu VUV 151.823809 0.006587 GBP/VUV Chart for VUV per GBP
Venezuelan Bolivar VEF 91,716.271864 0.000011 GBP/VEF Chart for VEF per GBP
Vietnamese Dong VND 31,859.206101 0.000031 GBP/VND Chart for VND per GBP
West African CFA Franc XOF 751.744210 0.001330 GBP/XOF Chart for XOF per GBP
Yemeni rial YER 348.438549 0.002870 GBP/YER Chart for YER per GBP
Zambian kwacha ZMW 13.347966 0.074918 GBP/ZMW Chart for ZMW per GBP
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