Illinois vs Saudi Arabia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Illinois bigger than Saudi Arabia?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Saudi Arabia is 830,000 sq mi. Illinois is smaller than Saudi Arabia by 772,085 sq mi. Illinois is around 14.34 times smaller than Saudi Arabia.

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

Area of Illinois compared to Saudi Arabia

Area of Saudi Arabia:  830,000 sq mi ( 2,149,690 km2 )

Area of Saudi Arabia 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 Saudi Arabia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Saudi Arabia as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 35,874,508.

Population of Saudi Arabia compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Saudi Arabia.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Saudi Arabia is Riyad.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Saudi Arabia: Arabic


Illinois: Illinoisan
Saudi Arabia: Saudi,  Saudi Arabian

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Saudi Arabia: SA

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Saudi Arabia as of 2019: 0.854

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Saudi Arabia Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Arabic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Saudi Arabia:
24° 0′ 0″ N45° 0′ 0″ E

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