APAC Countries | Countries in Asia-Pacific 2019

The Asia-Pacific region is made up of a collection of countries located in or near the Western Pacific Ocean. This region is also known as Asia-Pac, AsPac or simply APAC. The term grew in popularity in the 1980s when it was being used to discuss commerce, politicas and finance.

Because there is no clear definition of the Asia Pacific region, the region varies by context. Generally, though, it is a term used to describe countries throughout East and South Asia, Southeast Asia and Oceania.

In some cases, the term is used to describe countries located in the Americas which lie along the coast of the Eastern Pacific. At times, it is also used to describe all countries in Asia and Australasia and the Pacific island nations.

Typically, the term APAC countries is used to describe the region that includes the following nations in Asia:

In Oceania, APAC countries and regions include:

By area, China is the largest country in the region, followed by Australia, India, Indonesia and Mongolia. The smallest by area is Macau. In terms of population, China is the most populous is the Asia-Pacific region was a population of over 1 billion people. India follows closely behind, also boasting a population of over 1 billion. The smallest by population is British Indian Ocean Territory, which has a population of just 3,000 people.

Flag Name Population 2019 Area Growth Rate
China1,433,783,6869,706,961 km²0.43%
India1,366,417,7543,287,590 km²1.02%
Indonesia270,625,5681,904,569 km²1.10%
Pakistan216,565,318881,912 km²2.04%
Bangladesh163,046,161147,570 km²1.03%
Japan126,860,301377,930 km²-0.27%
Philippines108,116,615342,353 km²1.37%
Vietnam96,462,106331,212 km²0.96%
Thailand69,625,582513,120 km²0.28%
Myanmar54,045,420676,578 km²0.63%
South Korea51,225,308100,210 km²0.10%
Malaysia31,949,777330,803 km²1.34%
Nepal28,608,710147,181 km²1.83%
North Korea25,666,161120,538 km²0.46%
Australia25,203,1987,692,024 km²1.23%
Taiwan23,773,87636,193 km²0.20%
Sri Lanka21,323,73365,610 km²0.45%
Cambodia16,486,542181,035 km²1.46%
Papua New Guinea8,776,109462,840 km²1.97%
Laos7,169,455236,800 km²1.53%
Singapore5,804,337710 km²0.81%
New Zealand4,783,063270,467 km²0.84%
Mongolia3,225,1671,564,110 km²1.73%
Fiji889,95318,272 km²0.73%
Bhutan763,09238,394 km²1.15%
Solomon Islands669,82328,896 km²2.60%
Maldives530,953300 km²2.96%
Brunei433,2855,765 km²1.01%
Vanuatu299,88212,189 km²2.46%
New Caledonia282,75018,575 km²0.98%
French Polynesia279,2874,167 km²0.58%
Samoa197,0972,842 km²0.49%
Guam167,294549 km²0.92%
Kiribati117,606811 km²1.52%
Micronesia113,815702 km²1.04%
Tonga104,494747 km²1.26%
Marshall Islands58,791181 km²0.65%
Northern Mariana Islands57,216464 km²0.59%
American Samoa55,312199 km²-0.28%
Palau18,008459 km²0.56%
Cook Islands17,548236 km²0.17%
Tuvalu11,64626 km²1.20%
Wallis And Futuna11,432142 km²-1.96%
Nauru10,75621 km²0.81%
Niue1,615260 km²-0.31%
Tokelau1,34012 km²1.59%