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How to convert square yard to square feet?
 

Land and property buyers must know that 1 square yard = 9.000000878 square feet. For instance, if a plot measures 23 Bigha, its calculation in Acre will be -

1 square yard = 9.000000878 square feet.

5 square yard = 5 * 9.000000878 square feet.

5 square yard= 45.00000044 square feet

Individuals can also use a square yard to square feet calculator available online to simplify the calculation. This tool is free and easy to use.

Square Yard To Square Feet(Sq Yard to Sq Ft): Introduction

Square yard and square feet are metrics popularly used to denote land measurements, both in India and across the world. Currently, the square feet unit system is more widely in use than square yard, which was introduced in India during the British rule. Learning about converting square yard to square feet often becomes necessary when purchasing or selling a property, or even while mortgaging it.

What is a Square Yard?

Theoretically, a square yard refers to the area of a square where each of its sides is 1 yard. Square yard is also denoted as sq. yd or yd2. It is an imperial area measurement unit, most commonly used in the UK. Besides several English-speaking countries, this unit system is still used in India, Pakistan, etc. In some parts of India, the local and state governments still use this unit of area to decide the price of land or property.

For instance, states such as Haryana use the yd2 unit while deciding the circle rate per unit of area. The government fixes a circle rate below which one cannot sell a property or land. Usually, in urban areas, square yd is used as a standard unit to calculate carpet area and derive its selling price. Roughly, 1 yd2 equals to 9 feet2. Hence, with a unitary method, it is easy to convert square yard to square feet.

What is Square Feet?

Like square yard, square foot is also an Imperial unit of area to measure land. Typically, feet2 is the area of a square, with each side measuring 1 foot. This unit can also be denoted as sq. ft or ft2. It can also be converted into other units of measurement such as square yd, square inches, etc.

Since a majority of property prices are fixed per square ft, it is important to know how to convert square yard to square feet, to gauge the net worth of a property located in India. However, both these units can be used interchangeably with proper knowledge of how to convert them.

Steps to Convert Square Yard to Square Feet

Below is the formula to convert sq. yard to sq. ft.
1 square yard = 9 square feet
Using this formula, you can convert area from yd2 to ft2.

Take a look at the example below to understand it better.

Suppose carpet area of an apartment in Gurgaon is 1000 ft2. Hence, in yd2, the measurement would be (1000/9) = 111.11 yd2 approximately.

The same 1 square yard to square feet formula is also used in online converter.

Steps to Convert Square Feet to Square Yard

Below is the formula to convert square feet to square yard.

Multiply the ft2 value by 9 to get yd2 value.

1 yd2 = ft*9

Refer to the example below to understand better.

Suppose a 3BHK property measures 1460 yd2. In ft2, it would be (1460*9) = 13140 ft2.

Both the conversion from sq. yard to sq. feet and vice versa are equally important to estimate the price of a property. Moreover, it also helps understand the difference of carpet area from built-up area to super-built-up area.

Square Yard to Square Feet Conversion Table

The table below gives square yard to square feet(sq yard to sq ft) conversion. Take a look for a quick reference.

Square Yard Square Feet Square Yard To Square Feet
1 Square Yard 9 Square Feet 1 Square Yard is equal to 9 Square Feet
2 Square Yard 18 Square Feet 2 Square Yard is equal to 18 Square Feet
3 Square Yard 27 Square Feet 3 Square Yard is equal to 27 Square Feet
4 Square Yard 36 Square Feet 4 Square Yard is equal to 36 Square Feet
5 Square Yard 45 Square Feet 5 Square Yard is equal to 45 Square Feet
6 Square Yard 54 Square Feet 6 Square Yard is equal to 54 Square Feet
7 Square Yard 63 Square Feet 7 Square Yard is equal to 63 Square Feet
8 Square Yard 72 Square Feet 8 Square Yard is equal to 72 Square Feet
9 Square Yard 81 Square Feet 9 Square Yard is equal to 81 Square Feet
10 Square Yard 90 Square Feet 10 Square Yard is equal to 90 Square Feet
11 Square Yard 99 Square Feet 11 Square Yard is equal to 99 Square Feet
12 Square Yard 108 Square Feet 12 Square Yard is equal to 108 Square Feet
13 Square Yard 117 Square Feet 13 Square Yard is equal to 117 Square Feet
14 Square Yard 126 Square Feet 14 Square Yard is equal to 126 Square Feet
15 Square Yard 135 Square Feet 15 Square Yard is equal to 135 Square Feet
16 Square Yard 144 Square Feet 16 Square Yard is equal to 144 Square Feet
17 Square Yard 153 Square Feet 17 Square Yard is equal to 153 Square Feet
18 Square Yard 162 Square Feet 18 Square Yard is equal to 162 Square Feet
19 Square Yard 171 Square Feet 19 Square Yard is equal to 171 Square Feet
20 Square Yard 180 Square Feet 20 Square Yard is equal to 180 Square Feet
 

This above process will ensure quick and precise calculations in a matter of seconds, especially while applying for loan against property.

FAQs

How many square yard in square feet?

1 square yard = 9.000000878 square feet

How do you convert sq yards to sq feet?

1 square yard = 9.000000878 square feet. So multiply the number with 9.000000878, in order to convert it into square feet.

Which is bigger square yard or square feet?

The conversion no between the square yard( Sq yard) and square feet (sq ft) is 9. So ,square yard is bigger unit than square feet.

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