Countries in Oceania:

14

There are 14 countries in Oceania today, according to United Nations official statistics. The full list is shown in the table below, with current population totals.

Not included in this total count and listed separately are:

  • The Cook Islands¬†and Niue, both states in free association with New Zealand which are members of several UN specialized agencies and have been recognized "full treaty-making capacity", but are neither member states nor non-member observer states.
  • Dependencies (or dependent territories, dependent areas) or Areas of Special Sovereignty (autonomous territories)
#CountryPopulation
(2018)
Subregion
1 Australia 24,772,247 Australia and New Zealand
2 Papua New Guinea 8,418,346 Melanesia
3 New Zealand 4,749,598 Australia and New Zealand
4 Fiji 912,241 Melanesia
5 Solomon Islands 623,281 Melanesia
6 Vanuatu 282,117 Melanesia
7 Samoa 197,695 Polynesia
8 Kiribati 118,414 Micronesia
9 Tonga 109,008 Polynesia
10 Micronesia 106,227 Micronesia
11 Marshall Islands 53,167 Micronesia
12 Palau 21,964 Micronesia
13 Nauru 11,312 Micronesia
14 Tuvalu 11,287 Polynesia

Dependencies or other territories

#TerritoryPopulation
(2018)
Dependency of
1 French Polynesia 285,859 France
2 New Caledonia 279,821 France
3 Guam 165,718 U.S.A.
4 American Samoa 55,679 U.S.A.
5 Northern Mariana Islands 55,194 U.S.A.
6 Cook Islands 17,411 (partly New Zealand)
7 Wallis & Futuna 11,683 France
8 Niue 1,624 (partly New Zealand)
9 Tokelau 1,319 New Zealand
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