Convert Square Meters to Hectares

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1 sq m = 0.0001 ha

How to Convert Square Meters to Hectares

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

To convert a square meter measurement to a hectare measurement, divide the area by the conversion ratio. One hectare is equal to 10,000 square meters, so use this simple formula to convert:

hectares = square meters ÷ 10,000

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

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

Square Meters

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

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.

Hectares

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.

Square Meter to Hectare Conversion Table

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

References

  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