Pacific Rim Countries 2019

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

Rank Flag Country Population 2019
1China1,433,783,686
2United States329,064,917
3Indonesia270,625,568
4Russia145,872,256
5Mexico127,575,529
6Japan126,860,301
7Philippines108,116,615
8Vietnam96,462,106
9South Korea51,225,308
10Colombia50,339,443
11Canada37,411,047
12Peru32,510,453
13Malaysia31,949,777
14North Korea25,666,161
15Australia25,203,198
16Taiwan23,773,876
17Chile18,952,038
18Guatemala17,581,472
19Ecuador17,373,662
20Honduras9,746,117
21Papua New Guinea8,776,109
22Nicaragua6,545,502
23El Salvador6,453,553
24Singapore5,804,337
25Costa Rica5,047,561
26New Zealand4,783,063
27Panama4,246,439
28Fiji889,953
29Solomon Islands669,823
30Vanuatu299,882
31New Caledonia282,750
32French Polynesia279,287
33Samoa197,097
34Guam167,294
35Kiribati117,606
36Micronesia113,815
37Tonga104,494
38Marshall Islands58,791
39Northern Mariana Islands57,216
40American Samoa55,312
41Palau18,008
42Cook Islands17,548
43Tuvalu11,646
44Wallis And Futuna11,432
45Nauru10,756
46Niue1,615
47Tokelau1,340