How Big Is Australia Compared To New Zealand? (Comparison)

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, whereas New Zealand is an island country in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and New Zealand regarding various aspects.

Size

How big is Australia compared to New Zealand?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of New Zealand is 268,021 sq km. Australia is bigger than New Zealand by 7,424,003 sq km. Australia is around 28.69 times bigger than New Zealand.

Area of Australia:  2,969,907 sq mi ( 7,692,024 km2 )

Area of Australia compared to New Zealand

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

Area of New Zealand compared to Australia

Population

According to the Worldometer data, the total population of Australia as of 8th July 2021 is estimated to be around 25,804,397.

Population of Australia compared to New Zealand

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of New Zealand as of 8th July 2021, is 4,862,291.

Population of New Zealand compared to Australia

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

The capital city of Australia is Canberra, and the capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.

Official Languages

Australia: None at the federal level but English is the national language of Australia.
New Zealand: English, Maori, NZ Sign Language

Human Development Index

HDI of Australia as of 2019: 0.944
HDI of New Zealand as of 2018: 0.931

Australia Timezone:

UTC + 8, +9.5, +10

Summer (DST):
UTC + 8, +9.5, +10, +10.5, +11

(Australia has various timezones, also in Daylight Saving Time).

New Zealand Timezone: 

UTC + 12 (Time in New Zealand)

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

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Australia:
25° 0′ 0″ S133° 0′ 0″ E

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

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