How many colored balls are in a game of pool?

There are 16 coloured balls on the table.

1 all white ball called a Cue ball.

8 solid colored balls, numbered 1 through 8.

and 7 white balls with colored stripes, numbered 9 through 15. The stripes match the colors of the first 7 colored balls. The eight ball, of course, is black.
16, including the cue ball