# Square Meter to Square Feet Calculator

## Square Meter to Square Feet

Use this calculator to convert square meters (m²) to square feet (ft²) and square feet to square meters. This converter is part of the full area converter tool.

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### What is Square Meter?

Square Meter refers to the area of a square where all four sides measure 1 Meter each. It is denoted by the symbol m² and is the SI unit of area.

The area of any space can be measured in square Meter by finding its length and breadth in Meters and multiplying the two measurements.

For example, a field area with a length of 15 meters and a width of 10 meters is 150 m² (15 x 10).

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.

### What is Square Feet?

Square foot (singular for square feet) is the area of a square where each side measures 1 foot. It is a US customary unit (non-metric and non-SI) and an imperial unit of area.

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.

In India, sq ft is most commonly used for area measurement, especially for real estate. The unit is more significantly used to denote the following areas of a flat or an apartment –

Carpet area – Total area used for laying carpet, excluding the inner walls and pillars.

Built-up area – Total area, including the walls and balcony (if any).

Super built-up area – Built-up area along with other common areas like stairs, elevators, lobby, etc. It can also include clubhouses, gardens, swimming pool, etc.

The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 [Download ACT PDF] also mandates that developers and promoters use sq ft as a standard unit for flat or apartment measurement.

The measurement of an apartment’s area in sq ft is done by finding its length and breadth in feet and multiplying the two values. For example, the area of a room with length of 16 feet and breadth of 13 feet is 208 ft² (16 x 13).

## Square Meter to Square Feet

### How to Convert Square Meter to Square Feet (sq m to sq ft)?

A unit of square Meter is converted to square feet by multiplying the former with 10.764.

For example, 12 sq m = 12 x 10.764 or 129.167 sq ft

Such calculations can be precisely performed using online tools like an area converter.

Contrarily, a square feet unit is converted to a square Meter unit by dividing the former with 0.092903.

For example, 12 sq ft = 12 / 0.092903 or 1.1145 sq m
Use an online square Meter to square feet conversion tool for quick and accurate calculations.