New Jersey vs Guatemala (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Jersey bigger than Guatemala?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Guatemala is 42,042 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Guatemala by 33,319.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 4.82 times smaller than Guatemala.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Guatemala

Area of Guatemala42,042 sq mi ( 108,889 km2 )

Area of Guatemala 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 Guatemala

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Guatemala as of 2020, was estimated to be around 16,858,333.

Population of Guatemala compared to New Jersey

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

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Guatemala is Guatemala City.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Guatemala: Spanish


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Guatemala: Guatemalan

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Guatemala: GT

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Guatemala as of 2019: 0.633

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Guatemala 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 Guatemala:
15° 30′ 0″ N, 90° 15′ 0″ W

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