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: 20 Feb 2018, 9:00 PM GMT

U.K. Pound Sterling (GBP) Exchange Rates

Currency Name Code 1 gbp in gbp Converter Chart
U.S. Dollar USD 1.399216 0.714686 GBP/USD Chart for USD per GBP
Euro EUR 1.132714 0.882835 GBP/EUR Chart for EUR per GBP
Australian Dollar AUD 1.766804 0.565994 GBP/AUD Chart for AUD per GBP
Canadian Dollar CAD 1.756223 0.569404 GBP/CAD Chart for CAD per GBP
Japanese Yen JPY 149.429955 0.006692 GBP/JPY Chart for JPY per GBP
Swiss Franc CHF 1.306274 0.765536 GBP/CHF Chart for CHF per GBP
Comoro franc KMF 560.570530 0.001784 GBP/KMF Chart for KMF per GBP
Afghan afghani AFN 96.777035 0.010333 GBP/AFN Chart for AFN per GBP
Albanian lek ALL 149.706839 0.006680 GBP/ALL Chart for ALL per GBP
Algerian Dinar DZD 159.526284 0.006269 GBP/DZD Chart for DZD per GBP
Angolan kwanza AOA 293.809029 0.003404 GBP/AOA Chart for AOA per GBP
Argentine Peso ARS 27.854790 0.035900 GBP/ARS Chart for ARS per GBP
Armenia Dram AMD 672.094808 0.001488 GBP/AMD Chart for AMD per GBP
Aruban florin AWG 2.487667 0.401983 GBP/AWG Chart for AWG per GBP
Azerbaijan Manat AZN 2.377351 0.420636 GBP/AZN Chart for AZN per GBP
Bahamian Dollar BSD 1.392089 0.718345 GBP/BSD Chart for BSD per GBP
Bahrain Dinar BHD 0.526100 1.900778 GBP/BHD Chart for BHD per GBP
Bangladeshi taka BDT 116.070283 0.008615 GBP/BDT Chart for BDT per GBP
Barbadian Dollar BBD 2.798377 0.357350 GBP/BBD Chart for BBD per GBP
Belarussian Ruble BYN 2.746339 0.364121 GBP/BYN Chart for BYN per GBP
Belize dollar BZD 2.801016 0.357013 GBP/BZD Chart for BZD per GBP
Bolivian Boliviano BOB 9.631695 0.103824 GBP/BOB Chart for BOB per GBP
Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark BAM 2.204015 0.453717 GBP/BAM Chart for BAM per GBP
Botswana Pula BWP 13.325833 0.075042 GBP/BWP Chart for BWP per GBP
Brazilian Real BRL 4.536518 0.220433 GBP/BRL Chart for BRL per GBP
Brunei Dollar BND 1.840833 0.543232 GBP/BND Chart for BND per GBP
Bulgarian Lev BGN 2.217529 0.450952 GBP/BGN Chart for BGN per GBP
Burundian franc BIF 2,452.240202 0.000408 GBP/BIF Chart for BIF per GBP
Cambodian riel KHR 5,623.139314 0.000178 GBP/KHR Chart for KHR per GBP
Cape Verde escudo CVE 125.358519 0.007977 GBP/CVE Chart for CVE per GBP
Central African CFA Franc XAF 744.026698 0.001344 GBP/XAF Chart for XAF per GBP
CFP Franc XPF 134.393335 0.007441 GBP/XPF Chart for XPF per GBP
Chilean Peso CLP 831.944163 0.001202 GBP/CLP Chart for CLP per GBP
Chinese Yuan CNY 8.881233 0.112597 GBP/CNY Chart for CNY per GBP
Colombian Peso COP 3,992.366333 0.000250 GBP/COP Chart for COP per GBP
Congolese franc CDF 2,257.898399 0.000443 GBP/CDF Chart for CDF per GBP
Costa Rican Colón CRC 796.079907 0.001256 GBP/CRC Chart for CRC per GBP
Croatian Kuna HRK 8.434482 0.118561 GBP/HRK Chart for HRK per GBP
Cuban peso CUP 1.392089 0.718345 GBP/CUP Chart for CUP per GBP
Czech Koruna CZK 28.705203 0.034837 GBP/CZK Chart for CZK per GBP
Danish Krone DKK 8.443625 0.118433 GBP/DKK Chart for DKK per GBP
Djiboutian franc DJF 246.574585 0.004056 GBP/DJF Chart for DJF per GBP
Dominican Peso DOP 68.320091 0.014637 GBP/DOP Chart for DOP per GBP
East Caribbean Dollar XCD 3.774949 0.264904 GBP/XCD Chart for XCD per GBP
Egyptian Pound EGP 24.662749 0.040547 GBP/EGP Chart for EGP per GBP
Eritrean nakfa ERN 21.014504 0.047586 GBP/ERN Chart for ERN per GBP
Ethiopian birr ETB 38.188014 0.026186 GBP/ETB Chart for ETB per GBP
Fiji Dollar FJD 2.825087 0.353971 GBP/FJD Chart for FJD per GBP
Gambian dalasi GMD 66.585616 0.015018 GBP/GMD Chart for GMD per GBP
Georgian lari GEL 3.407716 0.293452 GBP/GEL Chart for GEL per GBP
Ghanaian Cedi GHS 6.209966 0.161031 GBP/GHS Chart for GHS per GBP
Gibraltar pound GIP 1.003489 0.996523 GBP/GIP Chart for GIP per GBP
Guatemalan Quetzal GTQ 10.252878 0.097534 GBP/GTQ Chart for GTQ per GBP
Guinean franc GNF 12,569.370232 0.000080 GBP/GNF Chart for GNF per GBP
Guyanese dollar GYD 288.065719 0.003471 GBP/GYD Chart for GYD per GBP
Haitian gourde HTG 89.201982 0.011211 GBP/HTG Chart for HTG per GBP
Honduran Lempira HNL 32.942848 0.030356 GBP/HNL Chart for HNL per GBP
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 10.946512 0.091353 GBP/HKD Chart for HKD per GBP
Hungarian Forint HUF 353.498106 0.002829 GBP/HUF Chart for HUF per GBP
Icelandic Krona ISK 141.177855 0.007083 GBP/ISK Chart for ISK per GBP
Indian Rupee INR 90.322219 0.011071 GBP/INR Chart for INR per GBP
Indonesian Rupiah IDR 19,007.016276 0.000053 GBP/IDR Chart for IDR per GBP
Iranian rial IRR 51,954.610549 0.000019 GBP/IRR Chart for IRR per GBP
Iraqi dinar IQD 1,661.111119 0.000602 GBP/IQD Chart for IQD per GBP
Israeli New Sheqel ILS 4.895440 0.204272 GBP/ILS Chart for ILS per GBP
Jamaican Dollar JMD 175.408376 0.005701 GBP/JMD Chart for JMD per GBP
Jordanian Dinar JOD 0.990194 1.009903 GBP/JOD Chart for JOD per GBP
Kazakhstani Tenge KZT 446.359018 0.002240 GBP/KZT Chart for KZT per GBP
Kenyan shilling KES 140.953629 0.007095 GBP/KES Chart for KES per GBP
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 0.419127 2.385913 GBP/KWD Chart for KWD per GBP
Kyrgyzstan Som KGS 95.075133 0.010518 GBP/KGS Chart for KGS per GBP
Lao kip LAK 11,550.232105 0.000087 GBP/LAK Chart for LAK per GBP
Lebanese Pound LBP 2,115.323501 0.000473 GBP/LBP Chart for LBP per GBP
Lesotho loti LSL 16.517725 0.060541 GBP/LSL Chart for LSL per GBP
Liberian dollar LRD 177.394131 0.005637 GBP/LRD Chart for LRD per GBP
Libyan Dinar LYD 0.968872 1.032128 GBP/LYD Chart for LYD per GBP
Macanese pataca MOP 11.224796 0.089088 GBP/MOP Chart for MOP per GBP
Macedonian denar MKD 69.382538 0.014413 GBP/MKD Chart for MKD per GBP
Malagasy ariary MGA 4,477.089968 0.000223 GBP/MGA Chart for MGA per GBP
Malawian kwacha MWK 1,009.219508 0.000991 GBP/MWK Chart for MWK per GBP
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 5.449572 0.183501 GBP/MYR Chart for MYR per GBP
Maldivian rufiyaa MVR 21.544200 0.046416 GBP/MVR Chart for MVR per GBP
Mauritanian ouguiya MRU 49.019233 0.020400 GBP/MRU Chart for MRU per GBP
Mauritian Rupee MUR 45.435048 0.022009 GBP/MUR Chart for MUR per GBP
Mexican Peso MXN 26.028420 0.038420 GBP/MXN Chart for MXN per GBP
Moldova Lei MDL 23.298621 0.042921 GBP/MDL Chart for MDL per GBP
Mongolian togrog MNT 3,331.640302 0.000300 GBP/MNT Chart for MNT per GBP
Moroccan Dirham MAD 12.798651 0.078133 GBP/MAD Chart for MAD per GBP
Mozambican metical MZN 85.940484 0.011636 GBP/MZN Chart for MZN per GBP
Myanma Kyat MMK 1,819.955272 0.000549 GBP/MMK Chart for MMK per GBP
Namibian dollar NAD 16.494542 0.060626 GBP/NAD Chart for NAD per GBP
Nepalese Rupee NPR 143.751083 0.006956 GBP/NPR Chart for NPR per GBP
Neth. Antillean Guilder ANG 2.487404 0.402026 GBP/ANG Chart for ANG per GBP
New Taiwan Dollar TWD 40.775842 0.024524 GBP/TWD Chart for TWD per GBP
New Turkmenistan Manat TMT 4.882115 0.204829 GBP/TMT Chart for TMT per GBP
New Zealand Dollar NZD 1.900228 0.526253 GBP/NZD Chart for NZD per GBP
Nicaraguan Córdoba NIO 43.352299 0.023067 GBP/NIO Chart for NIO per GBP
Nigerian Naira NGN 426.712436 0.002343 GBP/NGN Chart for NGN per GBP
Norwegian Krone NOK 10.957545 0.091261 GBP/NOK Chart for NOK per GBP
Omani Rial OMR 0.537990 1.858772 GBP/OMR Chart for OMR per GBP
Pakistani Rupee PKR 154.711608 0.006464 GBP/PKR Chart for PKR per GBP
Panamanian Balboa PAB 1.392089 0.718345 GBP/PAB Chart for PAB per GBP
Papua New Guinean kina PGK 4.532835 0.220612 GBP/PGK Chart for PGK per GBP
Paraguayan Guaraní PYG 7,780.544547 0.000129 GBP/PYG Chart for PYG per GBP
Peruvian Nuevo Sol PEN 4.542956 0.220121 GBP/PEN Chart for PEN per GBP
Philippine Peso PHP 73.203228 0.013661 GBP/PHP Chart for PHP per GBP
Polish Zloty PLN 4.701020 0.212720 GBP/PLN Chart for PLN per GBP
Qatari Rial QAR 5.093032 0.196347 GBP/QAR Chart for QAR per GBP
Romanian New Leu RON 5.287540 0.189124 GBP/RON Chart for RON per GBP
Russian Rouble RUB 79.091092 0.012644 GBP/RUB Chart for RUB per GBP
Rwandan franc RWF 1,202.902883 0.000831 GBP/RWF Chart for RWF per GBP
Salvadoran colon SVC 12.200738 0.081962 GBP/SVC Chart for SVC per GBP
Samoan tala WST 3.459629 0.289048 GBP/WST Chart for WST per GBP
São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra STN 28.421672 0.035184 GBP/STN Chart for STN per GBP
Saudi Riyal SAR 5.246943 0.190587 GBP/SAR Chart for SAR per GBP
Serbian Dinar RSD 133.500000 0.007491 GBP/RSD Chart for RSD per GBP
Seychelles rupee SCR 18.751274 0.053330 GBP/SCR Chart for SCR per GBP
Sierra Leonean leone SLL 10,856.684680 0.000092 GBP/SLL Chart for SLL per GBP
Singapore Dollar SGD 1.841132 0.543144 GBP/SGD Chart for SGD per GBP
Solomon Islands dollar SBD 10.846665 0.092194 GBP/SBD Chart for SBD per GBP
Somali shilling SOS 806.198674 0.001240 GBP/SOS Chart for SOS per GBP
South African Rand ZAR 16.435279 0.060845 GBP/ZAR Chart for ZAR per GBP
South Korean Won KRW 1,495.373551 0.000669 GBP/KRW Chart for KRW per GBP
South Sudanese pound SSP 183.903625 0.005438 GBP/SSP Chart for SSP per GBP
Sri Lanka Rupee LKR 217.283734 0.004602 GBP/LKR Chart for LKR per GBP
Sudanese pound SDG 25.179135 0.039715 GBP/SDG Chart for SDG per GBP
Surinamese dollar SRD 10.416451 0.096002 GBP/SRD Chart for SRD per GBP
Swazi lilangeni SZL 16.500332 0.060605 GBP/SZL Chart for SZL per GBP
Swedish Krona SEK 11.251047 0.088881 GBP/SEK Chart for SEK per GBP
Syrian pound SYP 723.222226 0.001383 GBP/SYP Chart for SYP per GBP
Tajikistan Ruble TJS 12.319068 0.081175 GBP/TJS Chart for TJS per GBP
Tanzanian shilling TZS 3,140.243465 0.000318 GBP/TZS Chart for TZS per GBP
Thai Baht THB 44.007073 0.022724 GBP/THB Chart for THB per GBP
Tongan paʻanga TOP 3.025645 0.330508 GBP/TOP Chart for TOP per GBP
Trinidad Tobago Dollar TTD 9.419830 0.106159 GBP/TTD Chart for TTD per GBP
Tunisian Dinar TND 3.391481 0.294856 GBP/TND Chart for TND per GBP
Turkish Lira TRY 5.271743 0.189691 GBP/TRY Chart for TRY per GBP
U.A.E Dirham AED 5.138519 0.194609 GBP/AED Chart for AED per GBP
Ugandan shilling UGX 5,065.672917 0.000197 GBP/UGX Chart for UGX per GBP
Ukrainian Hryvnia UAH 37.879462 0.026400 GBP/UAH Chart for UAH per GBP
Uruguayan Peso UYU 39.941315 0.025037 GBP/UYU Chart for UYU per GBP
Uzbekistan Sum UZS 11,429.724942 0.000087 GBP/UZS Chart for UZS per GBP
Vanuatu vatu VUV 150.074846 0.006663 GBP/VUV Chart for VUV per GBP
Venezuelan Bolivar VEF 34,694.550728 0.000029 GBP/VEF Chart for VEF per GBP
Vietnamese Dong VND 31,823.239049 0.000031 GBP/VND Chart for VND per GBP
West African CFA Franc XOF 744.026698 0.001344 GBP/XOF Chart for XOF per GBP
Yemeni rial YER 348.527911 0.002869 GBP/YER Chart for YER per GBP
Zambian kwacha ZMW 13.657596 0.073219 GBP/ZMW Chart for ZMW per GBP
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