Illinois vs New Zealand (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than New Zealand?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of New Zealand is 103,483 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than New Zealand by 45,568 sq mi. Illinois is around 1.79 times smaller than New Zealand.

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

Area of Illinois compared to New Zealand

Area of New Zealand:  103,483 sq mi ( 268,021 km2 )

Area of New Zealand 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 New Zealand

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of New Zealand as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 4,897,574.

Population of New Zealand compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and New Zealand.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
New Zealand: English, Maori, NZ Sign Language


Illinois: Illinoisan
New Zealand: New Zealander

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
New Zealand: NZ

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of New Zealand as of 2019: 0.931

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

New Zealand Time Zone: 

UTC + 12 (Time in New Zealand)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 13 (New Zealand Day Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of New Zealand:
42° 0′ 0″ S173° 0′ 0″ E

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