New Jersey vs Panama (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Jersey bigger than Panama?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Panama is 29,199 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Panama by 20,476.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 3.35 times smaller than Panama.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Panama

Area of Panama29,199 sq mi ( 75,417 km2 )

Area of Panama 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 Panama

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Panama as of 2020, was estimated to be around 4,314,768.

Population of Panama compared to New Jersey

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

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

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Panama: Spanish


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Panama: Panamanian

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Panama: PA

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Panama as of 2019: 0.815

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Panama Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Time Zone)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Panama:
9° 0′ 0″ N, 80° 0′ 0″ W

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