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Population size, in millions, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 13 countries was 3.39 million. The highest value was in Australia: 26.01 million and the lowest value was in Tuvalu: 0.01 million. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: million; Source: United Nations Population Division
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Countries Population size, 2022 Global rank Available data
Australia 26.01 1 1960 - 2022
Papua N.G. 10.14 2 1960 - 2022
New Zealand 5.12 3 1960 - 2022
Fiji 0.93 4 1960 - 2022
Solomon Isl. 0.72 5 1960 - 2022
Vanuatu 0.33 6 1960 - 2022
N. Caledonia 0.27 7 1960 - 2022
Samoa 0.22 8 1960 - 2022
Kiribati 0.13 9 1960 - 2022
Micronesia 0.11 10 1960 - 2022
Tonga 0.11 11 1960 - 2022
Palau 0.02 12 1960 - 2022
Tuvalu 0.01 13 1960 - 2022



Definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.

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