Louisiana vs New Zealand (Statistical Comparison)

Louisiana is a state in the Deep South and South Central regions of the United States of America, whereas New Zealand is an island country in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Louisiana and New Zealand regarding various aspects.


Is Louisiana bigger than New Zealand?

The total area of Louisiana is 52,070 sq mi, and the total area of New Zealand is 103,483 sq mi. Louisiana is smaller than New Zealand by 51,413 sq mi. Louisiana is around 1.99 times smaller than New Zealand.

Area of Louisiana: 52,070 sq mi ( 135,382 km2 )

Area of Louisiana compared to New Zealand

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

Area of New Zealand compared to Louisiana


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Louisiana as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 4,624,047.

Population of Louisiana compared to New Zealand

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of New Zealand as of 2020, was estimated to be around 5,084,300.

Population of New Zealand compared to Louisiana

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

The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge, and the capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.

Official Languages

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


Louisiana: Louisianian, Louisianais, Luisiano
New Zealand: New Zealander

ISO 3166 Code

Louisiana: US-LA
New Zealand: NZ

Human Development Index

HDI of Louisiana as of 2019: 0.893
HDI of New Zealand as of 2019: 0.931

Louisiana 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 Louisiana:
31° 4′ 8.04″ N, 91° 59′ 48.48″ W

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

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