New Jersey vs Switzerland (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Jersey bigger than Switzerland?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Switzerland is 15,940 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Switzerland by 7,217.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 1.83 times smaller than Switzerland.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Switzerland

Area of Switzerland15,940 sq mi ( 41,285 km2 )

Area of Switzerland 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 Switzerland

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Switzerland as of 2020, was estimated to be around 8,636,561.

Population of Switzerland comapred to New Jersey

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

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Switzerland is Bern.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Switzerland: German, French, Italian


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Switzerland: Swiss

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Switzerland: CH

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Switzerland as of 2019: 0.955

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Switzerland Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Switzerland:
46° 50′ 0″ N, 8° 20′ 0″ E

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