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
(2020)
Subregion
1 Australia 25,499,884 Australia and New Zealand
2 Papua New Guinea 8,947,024 Melanesia
3 New Zealand 4,822,233 Australia and New Zealand
4 Fiji 896,445 Melanesia
5 Solomon Islands 686,884 Melanesia
6 Vanuatu 307,145 Melanesia
7 Samoa 198,414 Polynesia
8 Kiribati 119,449 Micronesia
9 Micronesia 115,023 Micronesia
10 Tonga 105,695 Polynesia
11 Marshall Islands 59,190 Micronesia
12 Palau 18,094 Micronesia
13 Tuvalu 11,792 Polynesia
14 Nauru 10,824 Micronesia

Dependencies or other territories

#TerritoryPopulation
(2020)
Dependency of
1 New Caledonia 285,498 France
2 French Polynesia 280,908 France
3 Guam 168,775 U.S.A.
4 Northern Mariana Islands 57,559 U.S.A.
5 American Samoa 55,191 U.S.A.
6 Cook Islands 17,564 (partly New Zealand)
7 Wallis & Futuna 11,239 France
8 Niue 1,626 (partly New Zealand)
9 Tokelau 1,357 New Zealand