How much concrete do I need for a 16×16 slab it totally depends upon the thickness of the slab. Because normal slab thickness can vary between 4 inches to 6 inches. But special slab thickness can be more or less. But in this article, we will know how much concrete we need for a 16×16 slab if the thickness of the slabs is 4, 4.5, 5, 5.5, and 6 inches.

Actually concrete has measured in cubic feet, cubic yards, and cubic meters. One more thing for the slab grade of concrete should not be less than the M20 grade. Because **M20 grade concrete** is used in Slab, Beams, columns, etc.

## How much concrete do I need for a 16×16 slab

- To calculate the concrete quantity of the slab first of all we have to find out the volume of the slab.
- Then we have to divide in slab volume by the Unit.

### How much concrete do I need for a 16×16 4-inch thick slab

Length of the slab = 16 feet.

Width of the slab = 16 feet.

The thickness of the slab = 4 inches = 0.333 feet.

The volume of the slab = length × width × thickness

= 16 × 16 × 0.333 = 85.248 cubic feet.

Therefore 85.248 cubic feet of concrete are required for a 16×16 4-inch thick slab.

1 cubic yard is equal to 27 cubic feet then 85.248/27 = 3.157 cubic yards.

Then, 3.157 cubic yards of concrete will require for a 16×16 4-inch thick slab.

Now, 1 cubic meter is equal to 35.3147 cubic feet then 85.248/35.3147 = 2.413 cubic meters.

So, 2.413 cubic meters of concrete will require for a 16×16 4-inch thick slab.

### How much concrete do I need for a 16×16 4.5-inch thick slab

Length of the slab = 16 feet.

Width of the slab = 16 feet.

The thickness of the slab = 4.5 inches = 0.375 feet.

The volume of the slab = length × width × thickness

= 16 × 16 × 0.375 = 96 cubic feet.

Therefore 96 cubic feet of concrete are required for a 16×16 4.5-inch thick slab.

1 cubic yard is equal to 27 cubic feet then 96/27 = 3.555 cubic yards.

Then, 3.555 cubic yards of concrete require for a 16×16 4.5-inch thick slab.

Now, 1 cubic meter is equal to 35.3147 cubic feet then 96/35.3147 = 2.718 cubic meters.

So, 2.718 cubic meters of concrete will require for a 16×16 4.5-inch thick slab.

### How much concrete required for a 16×16 5-inch thick slab

Length of the slab = 16 feet.

Width of the slab = 16 feet.

The thickness of the slab = 5 inches = 0.416 feet.

The volume of the slab = length × width × thickness

= 16 × 16 × 0.416 = 106.666 cubic feet.

Therefore 106.666 cubic feet of concrete are required for a 16×16 5-inch thick slab.

1 cubic yard is equal to 27 cubic feet then 106.666/27 = 3.95 cubic yards.

Then, 3.95 cubic yards of concrete will require for a 16×16 5-inch thick slab.

Now, 1 cubic meter is equal to 35.3147 cubic feet then 106.666/35.3147 = 3 cubic meters.

So, 3 cubic meters of concrete will require for a 16×16 5-inch thick slab.

### How much concrete do I need for a 16×16 5.5-inch thick slab

Length of the slab = 16 feet.

Width of the slab = 16 feet.

The thickness of the slab = 5.5 inches = 0.458 feet.

The volume of the slab = length × width × thickness

= 16 × 16 × 0.458 = 117.25 cubic feet.

Therefore 117.25 cubic feet of concrete are required for a 16×16 5.5-inch thick slab.

1 cubic yard is equal to 27 cubic feet then 117.25/27 = 4.34 cubic yards.

Then, 4.34 cubic yards of concrete will require for a 16×16 5.5-inch thick slab.

Now, 1 cubic meter is equal to 35.3147 cubic feet then 117/35.3147 = 3.32 cubic meters.

So, 3.32 cubic meters of concrete will require for a 16×16 5.5-inch thick slab.

### How much concrete do I need for a 16×16 6-inch thick slab

Length of the slab = 16 feet.

Width of the slab = 16 feet.

The thickness of the slab = 6 inches = 0.5 feet.

The volume of the slab = length × width × thickness

= 16 × 16 × 0.5 = 128 cubic feet.

Therefore 128 cubic feet of concrete are required for a 16×16 6-inch thick slab.

1 cubic yard is equal to 27 cubic feet then 128/27 = 4.74 cubic yards.

Then, 4.74 cubic yards of concrete will require for a 16×16 6-inch thick slab.

Now, 1 cubic meter is equal to 35.3147 cubic feet then 128/35.3147 = 3.624 cubic meters.

So, 3.624 cubic meters of concrete will require for a 16×16 6-inch thick slab.

#### Conclusion:

In this article, we have known how much concrete is required for a 16×16 slab for different thicknesses. Concrete quantity increases when the thickness of the slab increase. This means the required quantity of quinkerete is directly proportional to the thickness of the slab.

**How much concrete do I need for a 16×16 slab**

The standard size thickness of the slab is 4 inches. 4 inches = 4/12 = 0.333′.

So, the volume of the slab = length × width × thickness

= 16 × 16 × 0.333 = 85.248 cubic foot.

So, 85.248 cubic foot concrete will require for 16×16 feet slab.

**How many cubic yards of concrete required for a 16×16 slab**

If the slab thickness is 4 inches, then 3.157 cubic yards of concrete will require for a 16×16 slab.