California vs Western Australia (Statistical Comparison)

California is a state in the United States Of America located in the Western Region of the country, whereas Western Australia is one of the states of the country of Australia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between California and Western Australia regarding various aspects.


Is California bigger than Western Australia?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of Western Australia is 1,020,373 sq mi. California is smaller than Western Australia by 856,677 sq mi. California is around 6.24 times smaller than Western Australia.

Area of California:  163,696 sq mi ( 423,970 km2 )

Area of California compared to Western Australia

Area of Western Australia:  1,020,373 sq mi ( 2,642,753 km2 )

Area of Western Australia compared to California


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of California as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 39,237,836.

Population of California compared to Western Australia

Based on Wikipedia, the total population of Western Australia as of September 2021, was estimated to be around 2,685,200.

Here is some more data comparison between California and Western Australia.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of Western Australia is Perth.

Official Languages

California: English
Western Australia: English


California: Californian
Western Australia: Western Australian

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
Western Australia: AU-WA

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Western Australia as of 2019: 0.960

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Western Australia Time Zone: 

UTC + 8 (Australian Western Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 8:45 (Australian Western Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of California:
37° 0′ 0″ N, 120° 0′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Western Australia:
26° 0′ 0″ S121° 0′ 0″ E

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