# Square Feet to Square Yards Conversion

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

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## How to Convert Square Feet to Square Yards

To convert a square foot measurement to a square yard measurement, divide the area by the conversion ratio.

Since one square yard is equal to 9 square feet, you can use this simple formula to convert:

The area in square yards is equal to the square feet divided by 9.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 square feet to square yards using the formula above.

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

## Square Feet

One square foot is equal to the area of a square with sides that are 1 foot in length.^{[1]} One square foot is roughly equivalent 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 Yards

One square yard is equal to the area of a square with sides that are 1 yard in length. One square yard is roughly equal to 9 square feet.

The square yard is a US customary and imperial unit of area. A square yard is sometimes also referred to as a square yd. Square yards can be abbreviated as *sq yd*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *yd²*. For example, 1 square yard can be written as 1 sq yd or 1 yd².

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

## Square Foot to Square Yard Conversion Table

Square Feet | Square Yards |
---|---|

1 sq ft | 0.111111 sq yd |

2 sq ft | 0.222222 sq yd |

3 sq ft | 0.333333 sq yd |

4 sq ft | 0.444444 sq yd |

5 sq ft | 0.555556 sq yd |

6 sq ft | 0.666667 sq yd |

7 sq ft | 0.777778 sq yd |

8 sq ft | 0.888889 sq yd |

9 sq ft | 1 sq yd |

10 sq ft | 1.1111 sq yd |

11 sq ft | 1.2222 sq yd |

12 sq ft | 1.3333 sq yd |

13 sq ft | 1.4444 sq yd |

14 sq ft | 1.5556 sq yd |

15 sq ft | 1.6667 sq yd |

16 sq ft | 1.7778 sq yd |

17 sq ft | 1.8889 sq yd |

18 sq ft | 2 sq yd |

19 sq ft | 2.1111 sq yd |

20 sq ft | 2.2222 sq yd |

21 sq ft | 2.3333 sq yd |

22 sq ft | 2.4444 sq yd |

23 sq ft | 2.5556 sq yd |

24 sq ft | 2.6667 sq yd |

25 sq ft | 2.7778 sq yd |

26 sq ft | 2.8889 sq yd |

27 sq ft | 3 sq yd |

28 sq ft | 3.1111 sq yd |

29 sq ft | 3.2222 sq yd |

30 sq ft | 3.3333 sq yd |

31 sq ft | 3.4444 sq yd |

32 sq ft | 3.5556 sq yd |

33 sq ft | 3.6667 sq yd |

34 sq ft | 3.7778 sq yd |

35 sq ft | 3.8889 sq yd |

36 sq ft | 4 sq yd |

37 sq ft | 4.1111 sq yd |

38 sq ft | 4.2222 sq yd |

39 sq ft | 4.3333 sq yd |

40 sq ft | 4.4444 sq yd |

## References

- Merriam-Webster, square foot, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/square%20foot