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
(2017)
Subregion
1 Australia 24,450,561 Australia and New Zealand
2 Papua New Guinea 8,251,162 Melanesia
3 New Zealand 4,705,818 Australia and New Zealand
4 Fiji 905,502 Melanesia
5 Solomon Islands 611,343 Melanesia
6 Vanuatu 276,244 Melanesia
7 Samoa 196,440 Polynesia
8 Kiribati 116,398 Micronesia
9 Tonga 108,020 Polynesia
10 Micronesia 105,544 Micronesia
11 Marshall Islands 53,127 Micronesia
12 Palau 21,729 Micronesia
13 Nauru 11,359 Micronesia
14 Tuvalu 11,192 Polynesia

Dependencies or other territories

#TerritoryPopulation
(2017)
Dependency of
1 French Polynesia 283,007 France
2 New Caledonia 276,255 France
3 Guam 164,229 U.S.A.
4 American Samoa 55,641 U.S.A.
5 Northern Mariana Islands 55,144 U.S.A.
6 Cook Islands 17,380 (partly New Zealand)
7 Wallis & Futuna 11,773 France
8 Niue 1,618 (partly New Zealand)
9 Tokelau 1,300 New Zealand
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