Square Meters - Square Feet Converter
Convert between square meters and square feet (m² and ft²) using this area conversion tool. This converter is part of the full area converter. Simply choose whether you want to convert square meters to square feet or square feet to square meters, enter a value and click the 'convert' button. Reference charts are available down the page.
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Converting square feet and square meters
Some commonly asked questions are included below, as well as a reference chart. When making manual conversions, you can use the converter at the top of this page to check your answer.
How many square meters are there in 1 square foot?
There are 0.09290304 square meters in 1 square foot. To convert from square feet to square meters, multiply your figure by 0.09290304 (or divide by 10.76391041671) .
How many square feet are there in 1 square meter?
There are 10.76391041671 square feet in 1 square meter. To convert from square meters to square feet, multiply your figure by 10.76391041671 (or divide by 0.09290304) .
In the chart below, figures are rounded to a maximum of 4 decimal places (6 with smaller numbers) to give approximations.
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What is a square foot?
The square foot is used as a form of measurement within Canada and the United States. It can be adopted to describe the amount of floor space (for real estate) or the overall size of an exterior property. Architects will also refer to square feet when designing new buildings. One square foot is a bit smaller than an average-sized piece of A4 printer paper. One square foot can be translated to 0.092 square metres. Sometimes, the force of the modern hydraulic press is measured in pounds per square inch or square foot. To calculate an area in square feet, give the square footage calculator a try.
What is a square meter?
Otherwise abbreviated as m2, a square meter (or 'metre' with British spelling) is a square which possesses equal sides of one meter. It is often used to measure the area within a room or the total area associated with an exterior parcel of land. A square meter is equal to 10,000 square centimeters, 10.76 square feet and 0.0001 hectares. Large bay windows are sometimes the equivalent of a square meter. Carpets and wooden floors are likewise priced by the square meter.
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