Is Malta Bigger Than The Isle of Wight? (Comparison)

Malta is an island country in the Southern part of Europe located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas the Isle of Wight is a ceremonial county and the largest and second-most populous island in England. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Malta and the Isle of Wight regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Malta bigger than the Isle of Wight?

The total area of Malta is 316 sq km, and the total area of the Isle of Wight is 384 sq km. Malta is smaller than the Isle of Wight by 68 sq km. Malta is around 1.22 times smaller than the Isle of Wight.

Area of Malta:  122 sq mi ( 316 km2 )

Area of Malta compared to the Isle of Wight

Area of Isle of Wight:  148 sq mi ( 384 km2 )

Area of the Isle of Wight compared to Malta

Population

According to the data from Worldometer, the total population of Malta as of 5th July 2021, is estimated to be around 442,725.

Population of Malta compared to the Isle of Wight

Based on the Eurostat data, the current population of the Isle of Wight as of 5th July 2019 was estimated to be around 141,606.

Population of Isle of Wight compared to Malta

Here is some more data comparison between Malta and the Isle of Wight.

Official Languages

Malta: Maltese, English
Isle of Wight: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Malta as of 2019: 0.895
HDI of England as of 2019: 0.932

Malta Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Isle of Wight Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Malta:
35° 54′ 0″ N, 14° 31′ 0″ E

Coordinates of the Isle of Wight:
50° 40′ 0″ N1° 16′ 0″ W

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