Wheelbarrow being filled with concrete via truck chute

How Many Wheelbarrows in a Yard of Concrete?

It Takes 9 Standard Wheelbarrows to Make 1 Yard of Concrete
(27 Cubic Feet per Cubic Yard / 3 Cubic Feet per standard wheelbarrow)

It Takes 13.5 Shallow Wheelbarrows to Make 1 Yard of Concrete
(27 Cubic Feet per Cubic Yard / 2 Cubic Feet per shallow wheelbarrow)

It Takes 4.5 Contractor Wheelbarrows to Make1 Yard of Concrete
(27 Cubic Feet per Cubic Yard / 6 Cubic Feet per contractor wheelbarrow)

Facts about Types of Wheelbarrows

  • Standard Wheelbarrows Hold 3 Cubic Feet
  • Shallow Wheelbarrows Hold 2 Cubic Feet
  • Contractor Wheelbarrows Hold 6 Cubic Feet

How Many Cubic Feed in a Yard of Concrete?

1 Yard is shorthand for 1 Cubic Yard, so…

1 Yard = 3 feet x 3 feet x 3 feet = 27 Cubic Feet

or

1 Cubic Yard = 3 feet x 3 feet x 3 feet = 27 Cubic Feet

Man at garden constructions site moving wheelbarrow.  How Many Wheelbarrows in a yard of concrete
To get 1 Yard of Concrete, you will need 4.5 Contractor Wheelbarrows