Table 1. Statistics for Oceania

Land Mass

Area
No. of Lang

Pop.
Indig.
Pop.
* Native vascular
species
* #
Endemic
species
* %
Endemic flora
Medicinal flora
Collaborating
Researcher
Countries
Coral Sea Islands
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Fiji
18,270 sq. km.
(7054 sq. mi.)
10
814,000
1628
812
49.9
McClatchey
Kiribati
702 sq. km.
(271 sq. mi.)
2
132,000
22
2
9.1
Marshall Islands
181 sq. km.
(70 sq. mi.)
1
66,000
100
5
5
Micronesia
702 sq. km.
(271 sq. mi.)
17
132,000
1194
293
24.5
Nauru
21.2 sq. km.
(8.2 sq. mi.)
3
10,950
54
1
1.9
Palau
508 sq. km.
(196 sq. mi.)
4
18,650
175
?
?
Papua New Guinea
452, 860 sq. km.
(174, 849 sq. mi.)
826 (9)
4,707,000
15-20,000
10,500-16,000
70-80
Solomon Islands
28,900 sq. km.
(11,158 sq. mi.)
71 (5)
461,000
3172
30
0.9
McClatchey
Tonga
720 sq. km.
(278 sq. mi.)
4 (1)
110,500
463
25
5.4
120 (27%)
Thomas
Tuvalu
26 sq. km.
(10 sq. mi.)
1
10,650
44
0
0
Vanuatu
12,190 sq. km.
(4707 sq. mi.)
110 (1)
197,000
870
150
17.2
Western Samoa
2830 sq. km.
(1093 sq. mi.)
2
231,000
894
134
15
Cox
Territories and Dependencies
American Samoa
199 sq. km.
(76.8 sq. mi.)
2
64,100
471
15
3.2
Thomas
Cook Islands
240 sq. km.
(92.7 sq. mi.)
5
20,350
284
33
11.6
French Polynesia
4167 sq. km.
(1608 sq. mi.)
9
243,500
959
560
58.3
Guam
541 sq. km.
(208 sq. mi.)
2
152,900
330
69
20.9
Thomas
New Caledonia
18,575 sq. km.
(7174 sq. mi.)
38 (2)
204,000
 
3322
2551
76.8
Niue
34.6 sq. km.
(13.3 sq. mi.)
2
1900
178
1
0.6
Norfolk Islands
34.6 sq. km
(90 sq mi.)
2
1700
174
50
28.7
North Marianas
447 sq. km.
(172.5 sq. mi.)
3
70,100
221
81
36.7
Pitcairn Islands
47 sq. km.
(18.1 sq. mi.)
2
52
76
14
18.4
Tokelau
10 sq. km.
(3.8 sq. mi.)
2
1500
32
0
0
Wallis & Futuna
274 sq. km.
(105.7 sq. mi.)
3
15,200
475
7
1.5
   
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