Illinois vs China (Statistical Comparison)

Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western region of the country, whereas the People’s Republic of China is a country located in East Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and China regarding various aspects.


Is Illinois bigger than China?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of China is 3,705,407 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than China by 3,647,492 sq mi. Illinois is around 63.98 times smaller than China.

Area of Illinois: 57,915 sq mi ( 149,997 km2 )

Area of Illinois compared to China

Area of China:  3,705,407 sq mi ( 9,596,961 km2 )

Area of China compared to Illinois


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Illinois as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 12,671,469.

Population of Illinois compared to China

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of China as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 1,449,897,671.

Population of China compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and China.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of China is Beijing.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
China: Chinese


Illinois: Illinoisan
China: Chinese

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
China: CN

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of China as of 2019: 0.761

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

China Time Zone: 

UTC + 8 (China Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Illinois:
40° 2′ 30.12″ N, 89° 11′ 47.4″ W

Coordinates of China:
35° 0′ 0″ N103° 0′ 0″ E

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