How to Convert Square Meter to Square Feet?

A square meter to square feet conversion is simple and is done via the following formula.
ft² = m² x 10.764.

Several sq m to sq ft conversion calculators are available online to simplify such computations. These online tools are free to use and show instant results.

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 instance, the area of a field with length 14 Meters and breadth 12 Meters is 168 m² (14 x 12).

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.

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 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 Conversion Table

The following table shows m² to ft² conversion -

Square Meter Square feet
1 10.764
2 21.528
3 32.291
4 43.055
5 53.819
6 64.583
7 75.347
8 86.111
9 96.875
10 107.639

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.