Hawaii vs Costa Rica (Statistical Comparison)

Hawaii is a state in the United States of America located in the pacific ocean, whereas Costa Rica is a country located in Central America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Hawaii and Costa Rica regarding various aspects.


Is Hawaii bigger than Costa Rica?

The total area of Hawaii is 10,931 sq mi, and the total area of Costa Rica is 19,700 sq mi. Hawaii is smaller than Costa Rica by 8,769 sq mi. Hawaii is around 1.81 times smaller than Costa Rica.

Area of Hawaii: 10,931 sq mi (28,311 km2  )

Area of Hawaii compared to Costa Rica

Area of Costa Rica:  19,700 sq mi ( 51,100 km2 )

Area of Costa Rica compared to Hawaii


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Hawaii as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,441,553.

Population of Hawaii compared to Costa Rica

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Costa Rica as of 16th May 2022, is estimated to be around 5,181,440.

Population of Costa Rica compared to Hawaii

Here is some more data comparison between Hawaii and Costa Rica.

The capital of Hawaii is Honolulu, and the capital city of Costa Rica is San Jose.

Official Languages

Hawaii: English, Hawaiian
Costa Rica: Spanish


Hawaii: Hawaii Resident, Hawaiian
Costa Rica: Costa Rican, Tico(a)

ISO 3166 Code

Hawaii: US-HI
Costa Rica: CR

Human Development Index

HDI of Hawaii as of 2019: 0.945
HDI of Costa Rica as of 2019: 0.810

Hawaii Time Zone: 

UTC – 10 (Hawaii Time Zone)

Costa Rica Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Hawaii:
21° 18′ 27″ N, 157° 51′ 27″ W

Coordinates of Costa Rica:
10° 0′ 0″ N84° 0′ 0″ W

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