New Jersey vs Peru (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Jersey bigger than Peru?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Peru is 496,225 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Peru by 487,502.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 56.89 times smaller than Peru.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Peru

Area of Peru496,225 sq mi ( 1,285,216 km2 )

Area of Peru 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 Peru

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Peru as of 2020, was estimated to be around 32,971,846.

Population of Peru compared to New Jersey

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

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Peru is Lima.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Peru: Spanish


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Peru: Peruvian

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Peru: PE

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Peru as of 2019: 0.777

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Peru Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Peru Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Peru:
10° 0′ 0″ S, 76° 0′ 0″ W

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