New Jersey vs South Korea (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Jersey bigger than South Korea?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of South Korea is 38,750 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than South Korea by 30,027.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 4.44 times smaller than South Korea.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to South Korea

Area of South Korea38,750 sq mi ( 100,363 km2 )

Area of South Korea 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 South Korea

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of South Korea as of 2020, was estimated to be around 51,836,239.

Population of South Korea compared to New Jersey

Here is some more data comparison between New Jersey and South Korea.

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of South Korea is Seoul.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
South Korea: Korean


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
South Korea: South Korean, Korean

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
South Korea: KR

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of South Korea as of 2019: 0.916

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

South Korea Time Zone: 

UTC + 9 (Korea Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of South Korea:
36° 0′ 0″ N, 128° 0′ 0″ E

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