Space Calculator

The calculator below will give you a reasonable idea of the space required to store your household goods.

As you enter the quantities of each item, it calculates the required space in cubic metres and then converts it to square metres of floor space and advises the nearest unit size.

Place the cursor in the Qty box of the first item you wish to enter and left click, enter the quantity of items, and the total space and recommended unit size will be updated. Then press Tab to advance to the next box, where you can enter another quantity or Tab to move on.

Enter the quantity of items to store and the storage calculator will estimate space required. All units are 2.9m high.

Space Total
(cubic meters):
Recommended Unit Size
(square meters):
Lounge
Article (cube mt.) Qty Space
Bar (1.00)
Bookcase (0.60)
Bookshelf (0.50)
Bureau (0.60)
Chair Arm (0.48)
Chair Other (0.30)
China Cabinet (0.70)
Coffee Table (0.20)
Desk (0.85)
Divan (1.20)
Heater (0.10)
Lampshade (0.20)
Organ (2.00)
Piano (2.00)
Stereo (0.40)
TV (0.40)
Video Recorder (0.10)
Wall Unit (1.00)
Standard Carton (0.15)
Book & Wine Carton (0.10)
Bedroom
Article (cube mt.) Qty Space
Double Bed & Mattress (1.20)
Single Bed & Mattress (0.60)
Queen Bed & Mattress (1.80)
Folding Bed (0.28)
Bedside Table/Drawers (0.15)
Bookcase (0.60)
Chest (0.40)
Chair (0.15)
Chest Drawers Large (0.85)
Cot (0.70)
Dressing Table (0.80)
Bedhead (0.30)
Mattress Double (0.48)
Mattress Single (0.30)
Wardrobe (1.20)
Portable Robe (0.60)
Desk (0.80)
Dressing Table & Mirror (0.80)
Cheval Mirror (0.30)
Standard Carton (0.15)
Book & Wine Carton (0.10)
Hallway
Article (cube mt.) Qty Space
Dropside Table (0.40)
Coat Stand (0.60)
Hall Table (0.25)
Hat Stand (0.28)
Standard Cartons (0.15)
Book & Wine Carton (0.10)
Family
Article (cube mt.) Qty Space
Billiard Table (2.40)
Bookcase (0.60)
Chair (0.15)
Divan (1.20)
Table (1.20)
Stereo (0.40)
Video Recorder (0.10)
Television (0.40)
3 Seater Couch (1.30)
2 Seater Couch (1.00)
Armchair (0.48)
Standard Carton (0.15)
Book & Wine Carton (0.10)
Dining
Article (cube mt.) Qty Space
Bookshelf (0.50)
Buffet/Sideboard (1.00)
Crystal Cabinet (0.85)
Dining Chair (0.15)
Dining Table (1.00)
Other Chair (0.30)
Auto Trolley (0.30)
Whatnot (0.30)
Standard Carton (0.15)
Book & Wine Carton (0.10)
Sundries
Cupboard (0.85)
Filing Cabinet (0.60)
Golf Bag (0.20)
Sewing Machine (0.20)
Sewing Cabinet (0.60)
Trestle Table (1.00)
Swing (dismantled) (1.00)
Bench (0.80)
Exercise Bike (0.40)
Mats & Rugs (0.15)
Pram (0.35)
Suitcase (0.20)
Folding Chairs (0.10)
Occasional Table (0.28)
Standard Cartons (0.15)
Book & Wine carton (0.10)
Kitchen
Article (cube mt.) Qty Space
Fridge (1.00)
Freezer (1.00)
Table (1.00)
Kitchen Chair (0.15)
Microwave (0.15)
Chopping Block (0.12)
High Chair (0.15)
Stool (0.15)
Cupboard (0.85)
Standard Carton (0.15)
Book & Wine Carton (0.10)
Laundry
Article (cube mt.) Qty Space
Clothes Airer (0.05)
Clothes Dryer (0.56)
Small Laundry Cupboard (0.80)
Ironing Board (0.10)
Laundry Basket (0.10)
Laundry Trolley (0.10)
Washing Machine (0.60)
Vacuum Cleaner (0.20)
Standard Cartons (0.15)
Book & Wine Carton (0.10)
Outside
Article (cube mt.) Qty Space
B.B.Q (0.75)
Bicycle (0.40)
Chair (0.14)
Esky (0.10)
Fold Chairs (0.10)
Fold Lounge (0.20)
Garden Setting (2.50)
Ladder (0.40)
Motor Mower (0.30)
Child's ride-on Toy (0.20)
Pot Plants (0.10)
Wheel Barrow (0.48)
Whipper Snipper (0.15)
Large Bin (0.60)
Table Tennis Table (1.00)
Trampoline (dismantled) (1.00)
Large Umbrella (0.30)
Standard Cartons (0.15)
Space Calculator Unit Sizes