Pacific Rim Countries 2020

The Pacific Rim is a geographical term used to describe land located along the rim of the Pacific Ocean. The Pacific Rim overlaps the Pacific Ring of Fire – an area in the Pacific Ocean where volcanic eruptions and earthquakes occur.

The Pacific Rim is also part of the Pacific Basin, which includes all lands in the Pacific Rim and all islands in the Pacific Ocean.

There are many nations and territories that are designated as part of the Pacific Rim. In Oceania, nations include:

Australia Fiji Kiribati Marshall Islands, Micronesia Nauru, New Zealand Palau, Papua New Guinea Samoa, Solomon Islands Tonga, Tuvalu Vanuatu

In North America, the nations that are part of the Pacific Rim are:

Canada Mexico United States

In Central America, these nations are part of the Pacific Rim:

Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Nicaragua Panama

In South America, these nations are part of this geographical region:

Chile, Colombia Ecuador Peru

In Asia, the following countries are considered part of the Pacific Rim:

China Indonesia Japan Malaysia North Korea Philippines Russia Singapore, South Korea Taiwan Vietnam

In addition to the countries listed above, the following dependent territories are also part of the Pacific Rim:

American Samoa Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Cook Islands Easter Island French Polynesia Guam New Caledonia, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands Pitcairn Islands Tokelau Wallis and Futuna

Country Population 2019
American Samoa55,312
Australia25,203,198
Canada37,411,047
Chile18,952,038
China1,433,783,686
Colombia50,339,443
Cook Islands17,548
Costa Rica5,047,561
Ecuador17,373,662
El Salvador6,453,553
Fiji889,953
French Polynesia279,287
Guam167,294
Guatemala17,581,472
Honduras9,746,117
Indonesia270,625,568
Japan126,860,301
Kiribati117,606
Malaysia31,949,777
Marshall Islands58,791
Mexico127,575,529
Micronesia113,815
Nauru10,756
New Caledonia282,750
New Zealand4,783,063
Nicaragua6,545,502
Niue1,615
North Korea25,666,161
Northern Mariana Islands57,216
Palau18,008
Panama4,246,439
Papua New Guinea8,776,109
Peru32,510,453
Philippines108,116,615
Russia145,872,256
Samoa197,097
Singapore5,804,337
Solomon Islands669,823
South Korea51,225,308
Taiwan23,773,876
Tokelau1,340
Tonga104,494
Tuvalu11,646
United States329,064,917
Vanuatu299,882
Vietnam96,462,106
Wallis And Futuna11,432