Is Scotland Bigger Than Sweden? (Comparison)

Scotland is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Sweden is a Nordic country located in Northern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Scotland and Sweden regarding various aspects.


Is Scotland bigger than Sweden?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of Sweden is 450,295 sq km. Scotland is smaller than Sweden by 372,362 sq km. Scotland is around 5.77 times smaller than Sweden.

Area of Scotland:  30,090 sq mi ( 77,933 km2 )

Area of Scotland compared to Sweden

Area of Sweden:  173,860 sq mi ( 450,295 km2 )

Area of Sweden compared to Scotland


According to the Eurostat data, the total population of Scotland as of 2019 was estimated to be around 5.454 Million.

Population of Scotland compared to Sweden


Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Sweden as of 13th July 2021, is 10,164,631.

Population of Sweden compared to Scotland

Here is some more data comparison between Scotland and Sweden.

The capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh, and the capital city of Sweden is Stockholm.

Official Languages

Scotland: English, Scottish Gaelic
Sweden: Swedish

Human Development Index

HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913
HDI of Sweden as of 2018: 0.945

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Sweden Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Scotland:
57° 0′ 0″ N4° 0′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Sweden:
63° 0′ 0″ N16° 0′ 0″ E

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