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
(2023)
Subregion
1 Australia 26,439,111 Australia and New Zealand
2 Papua New Guinea 10,329,931 Melanesia
3 New Zealand 5,228,100 Australia and New Zealand
4 Fiji 936,375 Melanesia
5 Solomon Islands 740,424 Melanesia
6 Micronesia 544,321 Micronesia
7 Vanuatu 334,506 Melanesia
8 Samoa 225,681 Polynesia
9 Kiribati 133,515 Micronesia
10 Tonga 107,773 Polynesia
11 Marshall Islands 41,996 Micronesia
12 Palau 18,058 Micronesia
13 Nauru 12,780 Micronesia
14 Tuvalu 11,396 Polynesia

Dependencies or other territories

#TerritoryPopulation
(2023)
Dependency of
1 French Polynesia 308,872 France
2 New Caledonia 292,991 France
3 Guam 172,952 U.S.A.
4 Northern Mariana Islands 49,796 U.S.A.
5 American Samoa 43,914 U.S.A.
6 Cook Islands 17,044 (partly New Zealand)
7 Wallis & Futuna 11,502 France
8 Niue 1,935 (partly New Zealand)
9 Tokelau 1,893 New Zealand