Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean:

33

There are 33 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean today, according to the United Nations. The full list is shown in the table below, with current population and subregion (based on the United Nations official statistics).

Not included in this total of "countries" and listed separately are:

  • Dependencies (or dependent territories, dependent areas) or Areas of Special Sovereignty (autonomous territories)
#CountryPopulation
(2018)
Subregion
1 Brazil 210,867,954 South America
2 Mexico 130,759,074 Central America
3 Colombia 49,464,683 South America
4 Argentina 44,688,864 South America
5 Peru 32,551,815 South America
6 Venezuela 32,381,221 South America
7 Chile 18,197,209 South America
8 Guatemala 17,245,346 Central America
9 Ecuador 16,863,425 South America
10 Cuba 11,489,082 Caribbean
11 Bolivia 11,215,674 South America
12 Haiti 11,112,945 Caribbean
13 Dominican Republic 10,882,996 Caribbean
14 Honduras 9,417,167 Central America
15 Paraguay 6,896,908 South America
16 El Salvador 6,411,558 Central America
17 Nicaragua 6,284,757 Central America
18 Costa Rica 4,953,199 Central America
19 Panama 4,162,618 Central America
20 Uruguay 3,469,551 South America
21 Jamaica 2,898,677 Caribbean
22 Trinidad and Tobago 1,372,598 Caribbean
23 Guyana 782,225 South America
24 Suriname 568,301 South America
25 Bahamas 399,285 Caribbean
26 Belize 382,444 Central America
27 Barbados 286,388 Caribbean
28 Saint Lucia 179,667 Caribbean
29 St. Vincent & Grenadines 110,200 Caribbean
30 Grenada 108,339 Caribbean
31 Antigua and Barbuda 103,050 Caribbean
32 Dominica 74,308 Caribbean
33 Saint Kitts & Nevis 55,850 Caribbean

Dependencies or other territories

#TerritoryPopulation
(2018)
Dependency of
1 Puerto Rico 3,659,007 U.S.A.
2 Guadeloupe 449,173 France
3 Martinique 385,065 France
4 French Guiana 289,763 France
5 Curaçao 161,577 Netherlands
6 Aruba 105,670 Netherlands
7 U.S. Virgin Islands 104,914 U.S.A.
8 Cayman Islands 62,348 U.K.
9 Sint Maarten 40,552 Netherlands
10 Turks and Caicos 35,963 U.K.
11 British Virgin Islands 31,719 U.K.
12 Caribbean Netherlands 25,702 Netherlands
13 Anguilla 15,045 U.K.
14 Montserrat 5,203 U.K.
15 Falkland Islands 2,922 U.K.
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