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 24,641,662 Australia and New Zealand
2 Papua New Guinea 7,933,841 Melanesia
3 New Zealand 4,604,871 Australia and New Zealand
4 Fiji 902,547 Melanesia
5 Solomon Islands 606,215 Melanesia
6 Vanuatu 276,331 Melanesia
7 Samoa 195,743 Polynesia
8 Kiribati 116,405 Micronesia
9 Tonga 107,797 Polynesia
10 Micronesia 105,566 Micronesia
11 Marshall Islands 53,132 Micronesia
12 Palau 21,726 Micronesia
13 Nauru 10,301 Micronesia
14 Tuvalu 9,975 Polynesia

Dependencies or other territories

#TerritoryPopulation
(2017)
Dependency of
1 French Polynesia 288,685 France
2 New Caledonia 269,736 France
3 Guam 174,214 U.S.A.
4 American Samoa 55,653 U.S.A.
5 Northern Mariana Islands 55,567 U.S.A.
6 Cook Islands 21,069 (partly New Zealand)
7 Wallis and Futuna 13,090 France
8 Niue 1,614 (partly New Zealand)
9 Tokelau 1,300 New Zealand
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