New Jersey vs Portugal (Statistical Comparison)

New Jersey is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States of America, whereas Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in southwestern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New Jersey and Portugal regarding various aspects.


Is New Jersey bigger than Portugal?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Portugal is 35,603 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Portugal by 26,880.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 4.08 times smaller than Portugal.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Portugal

Area of Portugal35,603 sq mi ( 92,212 km2 )

Area of Portugal 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 Portugal

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Portugal as of 2020, was estimated to be around 10,297,081.

Population of Portugal compared to New Jersey

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

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Portugal is Lisbon.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Portugal: Portuguese


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Portugal: Portuguese

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Portugal: PT

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Portugal Time Zone: 

UTC (Western European Time)
UTC – 1 (Atlantic, Azores)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (Western European Summer Time )
UTC (Atlantic, Azores)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Portugal:
38° 42′ 0″ N, 9° 11′ 0″ W

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