Florida vs New Zealand (Statistical Comparison)

Florida is a state in the United States of America located in the Southeastern part 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 Florida and New Zealand regarding various aspects.


Is Florida bigger than New Zealand?

The total area of Florida is 65,758 sq mi, and the total area of New Zealand is 103,483 sq mi. Florida is smaller than New Zealand by 37,725 sq mi. Florida is around 1.58 times smaller than New Zealand.

Area of Florida: 65,758 sq mi (170,312 km2 )

Area of Florida compared to New Zealand

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

Area of New Zealand compared to Florida


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Florida as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 21,781,128.

Population of Florida compared to New Zealand

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of New Zealand as of 1st May 2022, is estimated to be around 4,893,854.

Population of New Zealand compared to Florida

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

The capital of Florida is Tallahassee, and the capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.

Official Languages

Florida: English
New Zealand: English, Maori, NZ Sign Language


Florida: Floridian, Floridan
New Zealand: New Zealander

ISO 3166 Code

Florida: US-FL
New Zealand: NZ

Human Development Index

HDI of Florida as of 2019: 0.916
HDI of New Zealand as of 2019: 0.931

Florida Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 5 (Central Daylight Time)

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 Florida:
28° 37′ 49.8″ N, 82° 26′ 58.92″ W

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

You may also like to read:

Florida vs Myanmar Comparison

Florida vs Namibia Comparison

Florida vs Nepal Comparison

Leave a Comment