Number of Ounces in a Cup

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How many ounces are there in a cup?

It depends on what type of cup and what type of ounce.

The measure and definition of a cup varies from country to country, as do the measure of an ounce. To summarize:

Cup Type

No. of Imperial Fluid Ounces

No. of U.S. Customary Ounces

Imperial Cup (British Commonwealth of Nations)

10

Metric Cup (Australia, Canada, New Zealan)

8.8

8.45

U.S. Customary Cup (U.S.)

8.33

8

U.S. Legal Cup (U.S.)

8.45

8.12

Japanese Cup (Japan)

7.04

6.76

Traditional Japanese Cup or Go (Japan)

6.35

6.10

 

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