Convert Square Feet to Square Meters
Enter the square feet value into our calculator for the equivalent in square meters. You can also use the square feet to square meters formula below to make your own calculations.
Convert Square Feet(ft²) to Square Meters(m²)
Type a value in the Square Feet(ft²) field to convert the value to Square Meters(m²):
One square foot is the equivalent of 0.092903 square meters. The formula to calculate from square feet to square meters is:
Square meters = square feet * 0.092903
The table below provides common square feet to square meters conversions.
|Square Foot [ft^2]||Square Meter [m^2]|
What Are Square Feet and Square Meters Used For?
Square feet and square meters both measure area. You can use them to measure the total size of a room, plan for a garden, or find the area of a home.
Square feet is from the Imperial and United States Customary system. In the U.S., all real estate listings use square footage to relay the size of a home. Square meters is from the metric system. In countries besides the United States and Liberia, square meters is the standard measurement for room, home, and lot size.
To imagine the size of a square foot, think of a square where each side is one foot (12 inches) long. On the other hand, a square meter is a square where each side is one meter (3.28 feet) long. A square meter is 10.76 times as big as a square foot.
How to Convert the Area of a Home from Square Feet to Square Meters
Measuring the area of a home is the most frequent use for the square foot and square meter. So, if you’re purchasing property abroad, making conversions is important.
- A 2,000-square-foot home is 185.81 square meters
- A 1,5000-square-foot home is 139.35 square meters
- A 2,500-square-foot home is 232.26 square meters
- A 3,000-square-foot home is 278.71 square meters
How to Calculate Square Feet and Convert them to Square Meters
Before you can convert square feet to square meters, you must know the square footage of an area.
To calculate the square meters of a rectangular room, you’ll measure the length and width of the room in feet. You’ll then multiply those numbers by each other to determine the square footage. To convert to square meters, multiply by 0.092903.
If the width of the room was 8 feet and then the length was 12 feet, your calculation would look like this:
- 8ft x 12ft = 96 square feet
- 96 sq. ft. * 0.092903 = 8.92 square meters
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)FAQ
How many square meters is 10 x 10 feet?
An area that measures 10 feet by 10 feet equals 100 square feet or 9.29 square meters.
What is the square meters of a space that is 100ft by 50ft?
A space that is 100 ft long and 50 ft wide is equivalent to 5,000 square feet and 464.52 square meters.
Does Canada use square feet or square meters?
While Canada mainly uses the metric system, they sometimes use the Imperial system as well. In a real estate listing, you might see square footage and square meters referenced. In general, more rural areas of Canada use imperial measurements, while urban places stick to the metric system, which includes the square meter.
Does Australia use square feet or square meters?
Australia employs the metric system, using the square meter and hectare for real estate listings. Australia doesn’t use the square foot, although they used to use the “square” in real estate listings which is equal to 100 square feet.