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 Fiji 896,445 Melanesia
2 Papua New Guinea 8,947,024 Melanesia
3 Solomon Islands 686,884 Melanesia
4 Marshall Islands 59,190 Micronesia
5 Micronesia 548,914 Micronesia
6 New Zealand 4,822,233 Australia and New Zealand
7 Vanuatu 307,145 Melanesia
8 Australia 25,499,884 Australia and New Zealand
9 Samoa 198,414 Polynesia
10 Palau 18,094 Micronesia
11 Kiribati 119,449 Micronesia
12 Tuvalu 11,792 Polynesia
13 Nauru 10,824 Micronesia
14 Tonga 105,695 Polynesia

Dependencies or other territories

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