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
(2019)
Subregion
1 Australia 25,088,636 Australia and New Zealand
2 Papua New Guinea 8,586,525 Melanesia
3 New Zealand 4,792,409 Australia and New Zealand
4 Fiji 918,757 Melanesia
5 Solomon Islands 635,254 Melanesia
6 Micronesia 536,579 Micronesia
7 Vanuatu 288,017 Melanesia
8 Samoa 198,909 Polynesia
9 Kiribati 120,428 Micronesia
10 Tonga 110,041 Polynesia
11 Marshall Islands 53,211 Micronesia
12 Palau 22,206 Micronesia
13 Tuvalu 11,393 Polynesia
14 Nauru 11,260 Micronesia

Dependencies or other territories

#TerritoryPopulation
(2019)
Dependency of
1 French Polynesia 288,506 France
2 New Caledonia 283,376 France
3 Guam 167,245 U.S.A.
4 American Samoa 55,727 U.S.A.
5 Northern Mariana Islands 55,246 U.S.A.
6 Cook Islands 17,462 (partly New Zealand)
7 Wallis & Futuna 11,617 France
8 Niue 1,628 (partly New Zealand)
9 Tokelau 1,340 New Zealand
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