New Jersey vs Malaysia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Jersey bigger than Malaysia?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Malaysia is 127,724 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Malaysia by 119,001.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 14.64 times smaller than Malaysia.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Malaysia

Area of Malaysia127,724 sq mi ( 330,803 km2 )

Area of Malaysia 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 Malaysia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Malaysia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 32,365,998.

Population of Malaysia compared to New Jersey

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

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Malaysia: Malaysian


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Malaysia: Malaysian

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Malaysia: MY

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Malaysia as of 2019: 0.810

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Malaysia Time Zone: 

UTC + 8 (Malaysian Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Malaysia:
2° 30′ 0″ N, 112° 30′ 0″ E

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