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
(2019)
Subregion
1 Brazil 212,392,717 South America
2 Mexico 132,328,035 Central America
3 Colombia 49,849,818 South America
4 Argentina 45,101,781 South America
5 Peru 32,933,835 South America
6 Venezuela 32,779,868 South America
7 Chile 18,336,653 South America
8 Guatemala 17,577,842 Central America
9 Ecuador 17,100,444 South America
10 Cuba 11,492,046 Caribbean
11 Bolivia 11,379,861 South America
12 Haiti 11,242,856 Caribbean
13 Dominican Republic 10,996,774 Caribbean
14 Honduras 9,568,688 Central America
15 Paraguay 6,981,981 South America
16 El Salvador 6,445,405 Central America
17 Nicaragua 6,351,157 Central America
18 Costa Rica 4,999,384 Central America
19 Panama 4,226,197 Central America
20 Uruguay 3,482,156 South America
21 Jamaica 2,906,339 Caribbean
22 Trinidad and Tobago 1,375,443 Caribbean
23 Guyana 786,508 South America
24 Suriname 573,085 South America
25 Bahamas 403,095 Caribbean
26 Belize 390,231 Central America
27 Barbados 287,010 Caribbean
28 Saint Lucia 180,454 Caribbean
29 St. Vincent & Grenadines 110,488 Caribbean
30 Grenada 108,825 Caribbean
31 Antigua and Barbuda 104,084 Caribbean
32 Dominica 74,679 Caribbean
33 Saint Kitts & Nevis 56,345 Caribbean

Dependencies or other territories

#TerritoryPopulation
(2019)
Dependency of
1 Puerto Rico 3,654,978 U.S.A.
2 Guadeloupe 448,798 France
3 Martinique 385,320 France
4 French Guiana 296,847 France
5 Curaçao 162,547 Netherlands
6 Aruba 106,053 Netherlands
7 U.S. Virgin Islands 104,909 U.S.A.
8 Cayman Islands 63,129 U.K.
9 Sint Maarten 40,939 Netherlands
10 Turks and Caicos 36,461 U.K.
11 British Virgin Islands 32,206 U.K.
12 Caribbean Netherlands 25,971 Netherlands
13 Anguilla 15,174 U.K.
14 Montserrat 5,220 U.K.
15 Falkland Islands 2,921 U.K.
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