Square Meters to Hectares Converter

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1 sq m = 0.0001 ha

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How to Convert Square Meters to Hectares

To convert a measurement in square meters to a measurement in hectares, divide the area by the following conversion ratio: 10,000 square meters/hectare.

Since one hectare is equal to 10,000 square meters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

hectares = square meters ÷ 10,000

The area in hectares is equal to the area in square meters divided by 10,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5,000 square meters to hectares using the formula above.
hectares = (5,000 sq m ÷ 10,000) = 0.5 ha

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

What Is a Square Meter?

One square meter is equivalent to the area of a square with sides that are each 1 meter in length.[1] One square meter is equal to 10.76391 square feet or 10,000 square centimeters.

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.

You can use a square meters calculator to calculate the area of a space if you know its dimensions.

Learn more about square meters.

What Is a Hectare?

One hectare is equal to 10,000 square meters,[2] or the area of a square with 100 meter sides.

The hectare is an SI accepted unit for area for use with the metric system. In the metric system, "hecto" is the prefix for 102. Hectares can be abbreviated as ha; for example, 1 hectare can be written as 1 ha.

Learn more about hectares.

Square Meter to Hectare Conversion Table

Table showing various square meter measurements converted to hectares.
Square Meters Hectares
1 sq m 0.0001 ha
2 sq m 0.0002 ha
3 sq m 0.0003 ha
4 sq m 0.0004 ha
5 sq m 0.0005 ha
6 sq m 0.0006 ha
7 sq m 0.0007 ha
8 sq m 0.0008 ha
9 sq m 0.0009 ha
10 sq m 0.001 ha
20 sq m 0.002 ha
30 sq m 0.003 ha
40 sq m 0.004 ha
50 sq m 0.005 ha
60 sq m 0.006 ha
70 sq m 0.007 ha
80 sq m 0.008 ha
90 sq m 0.009 ha
100 sq m 0.01 ha
200 sq m 0.02 ha
300 sq m 0.03 ha
400 sq m 0.04 ha
500 sq m 0.05 ha
600 sq m 0.06 ha
700 sq m 0.07 ha
800 sq m 0.08 ha
900 sq m 0.09 ha
1,000 sq m 0.1 ha
2,000 sq m 0.2 ha
3,000 sq m 0.3 ha
4,000 sq m 0.4 ha
5,000 sq m 0.5 ha
6,000 sq m 0.6 ha
7,000 sq m 0.7 ha
8,000 sq m 0.8 ha
9,000 sq m 0.9 ha
10,000 sq m 1 ha


  1. Collins Dictionary, Definition of 'square meter', https://www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/english/square-meter
  2. Cambridge Dictionary, hectare, https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/hectare

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