Miss World's most successful countries

Although by its very nature Miss World can potentially be won by a contestant from anywhere in the world, there are some countries, and continents, that have enjoyed success more regularly then others.

As you will see from this table India, the UK and the US have had more of the pie than other countries, but this may be a feature that begins to change as economic climates and burgeoning economies begin to influence the outcome.

VENEZUALA 1955 1981 1984 1991 1995 2011  
INDIA 1966 1994 1997 1999 2000  
UNITED KINGDOM 1961 1964 1965 1974* 1983  
UNITED STATES 1973 1990 2010      
ICELAND 1985 1988 2005      
JAMAICA 1963 1976 1993      
SWEDEN 1951 1952 1977      
SOUTH AFRICA 2007 2012 2014      

* Miss World 1974 Helen Mogan, who represented the UK, resigned four days after winning the trophy when it was discovered that she had an 18 month old son. This is the only time a reigning Miss World has resigned.

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