New Jersey vs Ghana (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Jersey bigger than Ghana?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Ghana is 92,497 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Ghana by 83,774.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 10.60 times smaller than Ghana.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Ghana

Area of Ghana92,497 sq mi ( 239,567 km2 )

Area of Ghana 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 Ghana

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Ghana as of 2020, was estimated to be around 31,072,945.

Population of Ghana compared to New Jersey

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

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Ghana is Accra.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Ghana: English


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Ghana: Ghanaian

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Ghana: GH

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Ghana as of 2019: 0.611

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Ghana Time Zone: 


Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Ghana:
7° 49′ 0″ N, 1° 3′ 0″ W

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