Convert Square Centimeters to Square Feet

Enter the area in square centimeters below to get the value converted to square feet.

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1 sq cm = 0.001076 sq ft

How to Convert Square Centimeters to Square Feet

Calculators can be used to convert measurements from one unit to another

To convert a square centimeter measurement to a square foot measurement, multiply the area by the conversion ratio. One square centimeter is equal to 0.001076 square feet, so use this simple formula to convert:

square feet = square centimeters × 0.001076

The area in square feet is equal to the square centimeters multiplied by 0.001076.

For example, here's how to convert 5 square centimeters to square feet using the formula above.
5 sq cm = (5 × 0.001076) = 0.005382 sq ft

Square centimeters and square feet are both units used to measure area. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Square Centimeters

One square centimeter is equal to the area of a square with 1 centimeter long sides.

The square centimeter, or square centimetre, is a multiple of the square meter, which is the SI derived unit for area. In the metric system, "centi" is the prefix for 10-2. A square centimeter is sometimes also referred to as a square cm. Square centimeters can be abbreviated as sq cm, and are also sometimes abbreviated as cm². For example, 1 square centimeter can be written as 1 sq cm or 1 cm².

Square Feet

One square foot is equal to the area of a square with sides that are 1 foot in length. One square foot is roughly equal to 144 square inches.

The square foot is a US customary and imperial unit of area. A square foot is sometimes also referred to as a square ft. Square feet can be abbreviated as sq ft, and are also sometimes abbreviated as ft². For example, 1 square foot can be written as 1 sq ft or 1 ft².

Try our square footage calculator to calculate the area of a space.

Square Centimeter Measurements and Equivalent Square Foot Conversions

Common square centimeter values converted to the equivalent square foot value
Square Centimeters Square Feet
1 sq cm 0.001076 sq ft
2 sq cm 0.002153 sq ft
3 sq cm 0.003229 sq ft
4 sq cm 0.004306 sq ft
5 sq cm 0.005382 sq ft
6 sq cm 0.006458 sq ft
7 sq cm 0.007535 sq ft
8 sq cm 0.008611 sq ft
9 sq cm 0.009688 sq ft
10 sq cm 0.010764 sq ft
11 sq cm 0.01184 sq ft
12 sq cm 0.012917 sq ft
13 sq cm 0.013993 sq ft
14 sq cm 0.015069 sq ft
15 sq cm 0.016146 sq ft
16 sq cm 0.017222 sq ft
17 sq cm 0.018299 sq ft
18 sq cm 0.019375 sq ft
19 sq cm 0.020451 sq ft
20 sq cm 0.021528 sq ft
21 sq cm 0.022604 sq ft
22 sq cm 0.023681 sq ft
23 sq cm 0.024757 sq ft
24 sq cm 0.025833 sq ft
25 sq cm 0.02691 sq ft
26 sq cm 0.027986 sq ft
27 sq cm 0.029063 sq ft
28 sq cm 0.030139 sq ft
29 sq cm 0.031215 sq ft
30 sq cm 0.032292 sq ft
31 sq cm 0.033368 sq ft
32 sq cm 0.034445 sq ft
33 sq cm 0.035521 sq ft
34 sq cm 0.036597 sq ft
35 sq cm 0.037674 sq ft
36 sq cm 0.03875 sq ft
37 sq cm 0.039826 sq ft
38 sq cm 0.040903 sq ft
39 sq cm 0.041979 sq ft
40 sq cm 0.043056 sq ft

More Square Centimeter Area Conversions

US Customary
Convert to Square Miles
1 sq cm is equal to 3.861E-11 square miles
Convert to Acres
1 sq cm is equal to 2.4711E-8 acres
Convert to Square Yards
1 sq cm is equal to 0.00012 square yards
Convert to Square Inches
1 sq cm is equal to 0.155 square inches
SI Units
Convert to Square Kilometers
1 sq cm is equal to 1.0E-10 square kilometers
Convert to Square Meters
1 sq cm is equal to 0.0001 square meters
Convert to Square Millimeters
1 sq cm is equal to 100 square millimeters
Other Metric Units
Convert to Hectares
1 sq cm is equal to 1.0E-8 hectares
Convert to Ares
1 sq cm is equal to 1.0E-6 ares