New Jersey vs Belgium (Statistical Comparison)

New Jersey is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States of America, whereas Belgium is a country located in Western Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New Jersey and Belgium regarding various aspects.


Is New Jersey bigger than Belgium?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Belgium is 11,849 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Belgium by 3,126.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 1.36 times smaller than Belgium.

Area of New Jersey: 8722.58 sq mi ( 22,591.38 km2 )

Area of New Jersey compared to Belgium

Area of Belgium11,849 sq mi ( 30,689 km2 )


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of New Jersey as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 9,267,130.

Population of New Jersey compared to Belgium

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Belgium as of 2020, was estimated to be around 11,555,997.

Population of Belgium compared to New Jersey

Here is some more data comparison between New Jersey and Belgium.

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Belgium is Brussels.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Belgium: Dutch, French, German


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Belgium: Belgian

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Belgium: BE

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Belgium as of 2019: 0.919

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Belgium Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of New Jersey:
40° 11′ 26.52″ N, 74° 40′ 22.08″ W

Coordinates of Belgium:
25° 0′ 0″ S, 133° 0′ 0″ E

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