New Jersey vs El Salvador (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Jersey bigger than El Salvador?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of El Salvador is 8,124 sq mi. New Jersey is bigger than El Salvador by 598.58 sq mi. New Jersey is around 1.07 times bigger than El Salvador.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to El Salvador

Area of El Salvador8,124 sq mi ( 21,041 km2 )

Area of El Salvador 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 El Salvador

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of El Salvador as of 2020, was estimated to be around 6,486,201.

Population of El Salvador compared to New Jersey

Here is some more data comparison between New Jersey and El Salvador.

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of El Salvador is San Salvador.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
El Salvador: Spanish


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
El Salvador: Salvadoran, Salvadorian, Salvadorean

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
El Salvador: SV

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of El Salvador as of 2019: 0.673

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

El Salvador Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (North American Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of El Salvador:
13° 41′ 0″ N, 89° 11′ 0″ W

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