Illinois vs Jamaica (Statistical Comparison)

Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western region of the country, whereas Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and Jamaica regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Illinois bigger than Jamaica?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Jamaica is 4,244 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than Jamaica by 53,671 sq mi. Illinois is around 13.65 times bigger than Jamaica.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Jamaica

Area of Jamaica:  4,244 sq mi ( 10,991 km2 )

Area of Jamaica compared to Illinois

Population

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 Jamaica

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Jamaica as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 2,985,819.

Population of Jamaica compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Jamaica.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Jamaica is Kingston.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Jamaica: English

Demonym(s)

Illinois: Illinoisan
Jamaica: Jamaican

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Jamaica: JM

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Jamaica as of 2019: 0.734

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Jamaica Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Jamaica:
18° 10′ 48″ N77° 24′ 0″ W

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