Illinois vs Japan (Statistical Comparison)

Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western region of the country, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is Illinois bigger than Japan?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Japan is 145,937 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Japan by 88,022 sq mi. Illinois is around 2.52 times smaller than Japan.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Japan

Area of Japan:  145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan 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 Japan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Japan as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 125,750,073.

Population of Japan compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Japan.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Japan: Japanese


Illinois: Illinoisan
Japan: Japanese

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Japan: JP

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Japan as of 2019: 0.919

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Japan Time Zone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N138° 0′ 0″ E

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