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)
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- Top Universities of the Oceania in the 2022
|1||Australia||40||25,499,884||Australia and New Zealand|
|2||Papua New Guinea||6||8,947,024||Melanesia|
|3||New Zealand||50||4,822,233||Australia and New Zealand|
Top Universities of the Oceania in the 2022