New Jersey vs Croatia (Statistical Comparison)

New Jersey is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States of America, whereas Croatia is a country located at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe on the Adriatic Sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New Jersey and Croatia regarding various aspects.


Is New Jersey bigger than Croatia?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Croatia is 21,851 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Croatia by 13,128.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 2.51 times smaller than Croatia.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Croatia

Area of Croatia21,851 sq mi ( 56,594 km2 )

Area of Croatia compared to New Jersey


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 Croatia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Croatia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 4,047,200.

Population of Croatia compared to New Jersey

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

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Croatia is Zagreb.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Croatia: Croatian


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Croatia: Croatian

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Croatia: HR

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Croatia as of 2019: 0.851

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Croatia 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 Croatia:
45° 10′ 0″ N, 15° 30′ 0″ E

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