Connecticut vs New Zealand (Statistical Comparison)

Connecticut is the southernmost state of the United States of America located in the New England region of the country, whereas New Zealand is an island country in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Connecticut and New Zealand regarding various aspects.


Is Connecticut bigger than New Zealand?

The total area of Connecticut is 5,567 sq mi, and the total area of New Zealand is 103,483 sq mi. Connecticut is smaller than New Zealand by 97,916 sq mi. Connecticut is around 18.59 times smaller than New Zealand.

Area of Connecticut: 5,567 sq mi ( 14,357 km2 )

Area of Connecticut compared to New Zealand

Area of New Zealand:  103,483 sq mi ( 268,021 km2 )

Area of New Zealand compared to Connecticut


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Connecticut as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 3,605,597.

Population of Connecticut compared to New Zealand

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of New Zealand as of 18th April 2022, is estimated to be around 4,893,207.

Population of New Zealand compared to Connecticut

Here is some more data comparison between Connecticut and New Zealand.

The capital of Connecticut is Hartford, and the capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.

Official Languages

Connecticut: None
New Zealand: English, Maori, NZ Sign Language


Connecticut: Connecticuter, Connecticutian
New Zealand: New Zealander

ISO 3166 Code

Connecticut: US-CT
New Zealand: NZ

Human Development Index

HDI of Connecticut as of 2019: 0.954
HDI of New Zealand as of 2019: 0.931

Connecticut Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

New Zealand Time Zone: 

UTC + 12 (Time in New Zealand)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 13 (New Zealand Day Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Connecticut:
41° 36′ 0″ N, 72° 42′ 0″ W

Coordinates of New Zealand:
42° 0′ 0″ S173° 0′ 0″ E

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