Illinois vs Malaysia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Malaysia?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Malaysia is 127,724 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Malaysia by 69,809 sq mi. Illinois is around 2.21 times smaller than Malaysia.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Malaysia

Area of Malaysia:  127,724 sq mi ( 330,803 km2 )

Area of Malaysia 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 Malaysia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Malaysia as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 33,172,150.

Population of Malaysia compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Malaysia.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Malaysia: Malaysian


Illinois: Illinoisan
Malaysia: Malaysian

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Malaysia: MY

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Malaysia as of 2019: 0.810

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Malaysia Time Zone: 

UTC + 8 (Malaysian Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Malaysia:
2° 30′ 0″ N112° 30′ 0″ E

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