Convert Square Meters to Acres

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1 sq m = 0.000247 ac

How to Convert Square Meters to Acres

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

To convert a square meter measurement to a acre measurement, multiply the area by the conversion ratio. One square meter is equal to 0.000247 acres, so use this simple formula to convert:

acres = square meters × 0.000247

The area in acres is equal to the square meters multiplied by 0.000247.

For example, here's how to convert 5 square meters to acres using the formula above.
5 sq m = (5 × 0.000247) = 0.001236 ac

Square meters and acres are both units used to measure area. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Square Meters

One square meter is equal to the area of a square with sides that are 1 meter in length.

The square meter, or square metre, is the SI derived unit for area in the metric system. A square meter is sometimes also referred to as a square m. Square meters can be abbreviated as sq m, and are also sometimes abbreviated as . For example, 1 square meter can be written as 1 sq m or 1 m².

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


One acre is defined as the area equal to a space that is one chain (66 ft) by one furlong (660 ft), or 10 square chains. That's equal to 43,560 square feet for those unfamiliar with those units of measure.

The acre is a US customary and imperial unit of area. Acres can be abbreviated as ac, for example 1 acre can be written as 1 ac.

Try our acreage calculator to find the area of a plot of land in acres by locating the boundaries on a map.

Square Meter Measurements and Equivalent Acre Conversions

Common square meter values converted to the equivalent acre value
Square Meters Acres
1 sq m 0.000247 ac
2 sq m 0.000494 ac
3 sq m 0.000741 ac
4 sq m 0.000988 ac
5 sq m 0.001236 ac
6 sq m 0.001483 ac
7 sq m 0.00173 ac
8 sq m 0.001977 ac
9 sq m 0.002224 ac
10 sq m 0.002471 ac
11 sq m 0.002718 ac
12 sq m 0.002965 ac
13 sq m 0.003212 ac
14 sq m 0.003459 ac
15 sq m 0.003707 ac
16 sq m 0.003954 ac
17 sq m 0.004201 ac
18 sq m 0.004448 ac
19 sq m 0.004695 ac
20 sq m 0.004942 ac
21 sq m 0.005189 ac
22 sq m 0.005436 ac
23 sq m 0.005683 ac
24 sq m 0.005931 ac
25 sq m 0.006178 ac
26 sq m 0.006425 ac
27 sq m 0.006672 ac
28 sq m 0.006919 ac
29 sq m 0.007166 ac
30 sq m 0.007413 ac
31 sq m 0.00766 ac
32 sq m 0.007907 ac
33 sq m 0.008154 ac
34 sq m 0.008402 ac
35 sq m 0.008649 ac
36 sq m 0.008896 ac
37 sq m 0.009143 ac
38 sq m 0.00939 ac
39 sq m 0.009637 ac
40 sq m 0.009884 ac

More Square Meter Area Conversions

US Customary
Convert to Square Miles
1 sq m is equal to 3.861E-7 square miles
Convert to Square Yards
1 sq m is equal to 1.19599 square yards
Convert to Square Feet
1 sq m is equal to 10.76391 square feet
Convert to Square Inches
1 sq m is equal to 1,550 square inches
SI Units
Convert to Square Kilometers
1 sq m is equal to 1.0E-6 square kilometers
Convert to Square Centimeters
1 sq m is equal to 10,000 square centimeters
Convert to Square Millimeters
1 sq m is equal to 1,000,000 square millimeters
Other Metric Units
Convert to Hectares
1 sq m is equal to 0.0001 hectares
Convert to Ares
1 sq m is equal to 0.01 ares