New Jersey vs New Zealand (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Jersey bigger than New Zealand?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of New Zealand is 103,483 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than New Zealand by 94,760.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 11.86 times smaller than New Zealand.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to New Zealand

Area of New Zealand103,483 sq mi ( 268,021 km2 )

Area of New Zealand 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 New Zealand

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of New Zealand as of 2020, was estimated to be around 5,084,300.

Population of New Zealand compared to New Jersey

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

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
New Zealand: English, Maori, NZ Sign Language


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
New Zealand: New Zealander

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
New Zealand: NZ

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of New Zealand as of 2019: 0.931

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

New Zealand Time Zone: 

UTC + 12 (Time in New Zealand)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 13 (New Zealand Day Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of New Zealand:
42° 0′ 0″ S, 173° 0′ 0″ E

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