Hawaii vs South Africa (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Hawaii bigger than South Africa?

The total area of Hawaii is 10,931 sq mi, and the total area of South Africa is 471,445 sq mi. Hawaii is smaller than South Africa by 460,514 sq mi. Hawaii is around 43.13 times smaller than South Africa.

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

Area of Hawaii compared to South Africa

Area of South Africa:  471,445 sq mi ( 1,221,037 km2 )

Area of South Africa 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 South Africa

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of South Africa as of 17th May 2022, is estimated to be around 60,723,796.

Population of South Africa compared to Hawaii

Here is some more data comparison between Hawaii and South Africa.

The capital of Hawaii is Honolulu, and the capital city of South Africa is Cape Town.

Official Languages

Hawaii: English, Hawaiian
South Africa: There are 11 official languages of South Africa.


Hawaii: Hawaii Resident, Hawaiian
South Africa: South African

ISO 3166 Code

Hawaii: US-HI
South Africa: ZA

Human Development Index

HDI of Hawaii as of 2019: 0.945
HDI of South Africa as of 2019: 0.709

Hawaii Time Zone: 

UTC – 10 (Hawaii Time Zone)

South Africa Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (South African Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of South Africa:
30° 0′ 0″ S25° 0′ 0″ E

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