282 814 inhabitants (2017)
Ni-Vanuatu 97.6%, part Ni-Vanuatu 1.1%, other 1.3% (2009)
Protestant 70%, Roman Catholic 12.4%, customary beliefs 3.7%, other 12.6%, none 1.1%, unspecified 0.2% (2009)
$2 800 (2017)
Vanuatu does not have regular military forces: Vanuatu Police Force, Vanuatu Mobile Force.
France and Vanuatu claim Matthew and Hunter Islands, east of New Caledonia.