Square Feet to Square Meters (ft² to m²)

In metric terms, 1 square foot is approximately 0.0929 square meters, with sides measuring 0.3048 meters.

Type a value in the Square Feet(ft²) field to convert the value to Square Meters(m²):

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 ft²Square Meter m²
0.01 ft²0.0009290304 m²
0.1 ft²0.009290304 m²
1 ft²0.09290304 m²
2 ft²0.18580608 m²
3 ft²0.27870912 m²
5 ft²0.4645152 m²
10 ft²0.9290304 m²
20 ft²1.8580608 m²
50 ft²4.645152 m²
100 ft²9.290304 m²
500 ft²46.45152 m²
1000 ft²92.90304 m²
1500 ft²139.35456 m²
2000 ft²185.80608 m²
2500 ft²232.2576 m²

What Are Square Feet and Square Meters Used For?

Convert Square Feet to Square Meters Calculator

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.