New Jersey vs Japan (Statistical Comparison)

New Jersey is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States of America, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New Jersey and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is New Jersey bigger than Japan?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Japan is 145,937 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Japan by 137,214.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 16.73 times smaller than Japan.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Japan

Area of Japan145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan 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 Japan

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Japan as of 2020, was estimated to be around 125,836,021.

Population of Japan compared to New Jersey

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

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Japan: Japanese


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Japan: Japanese

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Japan: JP

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Japan as of 2019: 0.919

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Japan Time Zone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N, 138° 0′ 0″ E

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