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
(2017)
Subregion
1 Brazil 209,288,278 South America
2 Mexico 129,163,276 Central America
3 Colombia 49,065,615 South America
4 Argentina 44,271,041 South America
5 Peru 32,165,485 South America
6 Venezuela 31,977,065 South America
7 Chile 18,054,726 South America
8 Guatemala 16,913,503 Central America
9 Ecuador 16,624,858 South America
10 Cuba 11,484,636 Caribbean
11 Bolivia 11,051,600 South America
12 Haiti 10,981,229 Caribbean
13 Dominican Republic 10,766,998 Caribbean
14 Honduras 9,265,067 Central America
15 Paraguay 6,811,297 South America
16 El Salvador 6,377,853 Central America
17 Nicaragua 6,217,581 Central America
18 Costa Rica 4,905,769 Central America
19 Panama 4,098,587 Central America
20 Uruguay 3,456,750 South America
21 Jamaica 2,890,299 Caribbean
22 Trinidad and Tobago 1,369,125 Caribbean
23 Guyana 777,859 South America
24 Suriname 563,402 South America
25 Bahamas 395,361 Caribbean
26 Belize 374,681 Central America
27 Barbados 285,719 Caribbean
28 Saint Lucia 178,844 Caribbean
29 St. Vincent & Grenadines 109,897 Caribbean
30 Grenada 107,825 Caribbean
31 Antigua and Barbuda 102,012 Caribbean
32 Dominica 73,925 Caribbean
33 Saint Kitts & Nevis 55,345 Caribbean

Dependencies or other territories

#TerritoryPopulation
(2017)
Dependency of
1 Puerto Rico 3,663,131 U.S.A.
2 Guadeloupe 449,568 France
3 Martinique 384,896 France
4 French Guiana 282,731 France
5 Curaçao 160,539 Netherlands
6 Aruba 105,264 Netherlands
7 U.S. Virgin Islands 104,901 U.S.A.
8 Cayman Islands 61,559 U.K.
9 Sint Maarten 40,120 Netherlands
10 Turks and Caicos 35,446 U.K.
11 British Virgin Islands 31,196 U.K.
12 Caribbean Netherlands 25,398 Netherlands
13 Anguilla 14,909 U.K.
14 Montserrat 5,177 U.K.
15 Falkland Islands 2,910 U.K.
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