New Jersey vs Jamaica (Statistical Comparison)

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

Size

Is New Jersey bigger than Jamaica?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Jamaica is 4,244 sq mi. New Jersey is bigger than Jamaica by 4,478.58 sq mi. New Jersey is around 2.06 times bigger than Jamaica.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Jamaica

Area of Jamaica4,244 sq mi ( 10,991 km2 )

Area of Jamaica compared to New Jersey

Population

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 Jamaica

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Jamaica as of 2020, was estimated to be around 2,961,161.

Population of Jamaica compared to New Jersey

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

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Jamaica is Kingston.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Jamaica: English

Demonym(s)

New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Jamaica: Jamaican

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Jamaica: JM

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Jamaica as of 2019: 0.734

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer(DST):
UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Jamaica Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Jamaica:
18° 10′ 48″ N, 77° 24′ 0″ W

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