Illinois vs Mexico (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Mexico?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Mexico is 761,610 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Mexico by 703,695 sq mi. Illinois is around 13.15 times smaller than Mexico.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Mexico

Area of Mexico:  761,610 sq mi ( 1,972,550 km2 )

Area of Mexico 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 Mexico

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Mexico as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 131,552,469.

Population of Mexico compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Mexico.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Mexico is Mexico City.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Mexico: None at Federal Level


Illinois: Illinoisan
Mexico: Mexican

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Mexico: MX

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Mexico as of 2019: 0.779

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC -8 to -5 (Time in Mexico)

Summer (DST): 
UTC – 7 to – 5

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Mexico:
23° 0′ 0″ N102° 0′ 0″ W

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