New Zealand is about 29 times smaller than Australia.

Australia is approximately 7,741,220 sq km, while New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, making New Zealand 3.47% the size of Australia. Meanwhile, the population of Australia is ~25.5 million people (20.5 million fewer people live in New Zealand).

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Australia compared to New Zealand. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of New Zealand vs. Australia using our country comparison tool.

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