New Jersey vs Sri Lanka (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Jersey bigger than Sri Lanka?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Sri Lanka is 25,330 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Sri Lanka by 16,607.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 2.90 times smaller than Sri Lanka.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Sri Lanka

Area of Sri Lanka25,330 sq mi ( 65,610 km2 )

Area of Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Sri Lanka as of 2020, was estimated to be around 21,919,000.

Population of Sri Lanka compared to New Jersey

Here is some more data comparison between New Jersey and Sri Lanka.

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital cities of Sri Lanka are Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (legislative) and Colombo (executive and judicial).

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Sri Lanka: Sinhala, Tamil


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Sri Lanka: LK

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Sri Lanka as of 2019: 0.782

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Sri Lanka Time Zone: 

UTC + 5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Sri Lanka:
7° 0′ 0″ N, 81° 0′ 0″ E

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