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
(2020)
Subregion
1 Brazil 212,559,417 South America
2 Mexico 128,932,753 Central America
3 Colombia 50,882,891 South America
4 Argentina 45,195,774 South America
5 Peru 32,971,854 South America
6 Venezuela 28,435,940 South America
7 Chile 19,116,201 South America
8 Guatemala 17,915,568 Central America
9 Ecuador 17,643,054 South America
10 Bolivia 11,673,021 South America
11 Haiti 11,402,528 Caribbean
12 Cuba 11,326,616 Caribbean
13 Dominican Republic 10,847,910 Caribbean
14 Honduras 9,904,607 Central America
15 Paraguay 7,132,538 South America
16 Nicaragua 6,624,554 Central America
17 El Salvador 6,486,205 Central America
18 Costa Rica 5,094,118 Central America
19 Panama 4,314,767 Central America
20 Uruguay 3,473,730 South America
21 Jamaica 2,961,167 Caribbean
22 Trinidad and Tobago 1,399,488 Caribbean
23 Guyana 786,552 South America
24 Suriname 586,632 South America
25 Belize 397,628 Central America
26 Bahamas 393,244 Caribbean
27 Barbados 287,375 Caribbean
28 Saint Lucia 183,627 Caribbean
29 Grenada 112,523 Caribbean
30 St. Vincent & Grenadines 110,940 Caribbean
31 Antigua and Barbuda 97,929 Caribbean
32 Dominica 71,986 Caribbean
33 Saint Kitts & Nevis 53,199 Caribbean

Dependencies or other territories

#TerritoryPopulation
(2020)
Dependency of
1 Puerto Rico 2,860,853 U.S.A.
2 Guadeloupe 400,124 France
3 Martinique 375,265 France
4 French Guiana 298,682 France
5 Curaçao 164,093 Netherlands
6 Aruba 106,766 Netherlands
7 U.S. Virgin Islands 104,425 U.S.A.
8 Cayman Islands 65,722 U.K.
9 Sint Maarten 42,876 Netherlands
10 Turks and Caicos 38,717 U.K.
11 British Virgin Islands 30,231 U.K.
12 Caribbean Netherlands 26,223 Netherlands
13 Anguilla 15,003 U.K.
14 Montserrat 4,992 U.K.
15 Falkland Islands 3,480 U.K.