WHO HAS THE MOST MISS UNIVERSES?

Updated for 2016

Rank

COUNTRY

#Wins

#1ST R.U.s

#2ND R.U.s

#3RD R.U.s

#4TH R.U.s

#5TH R.U.s

# Semis

Total No. of Semifinalists
(out of 65)

1

U S A

8

9

7

4

6

3

23

60

2

Venezuela

7

6

6

6

3

1

12

41

3

Puerto Rico

5

1

2

1

3

0

8

20

4

Philippines

3

2

0

5

2

3

6

21

5

Sweden

3

1

2

3

4

0

16

29

6

Colombia

2

5

3

3

2

1

17

33

7

Brazil

2

5

1

2

5

2

18

35

8

Finland

2

3

5

1

1

0

6

18

9

Australia

2

1

3

3

3

0

6

18

10

Japan

2

1

1

2

3

0

10

19

11

India

2

1

1

1

1

2

14

22

12

Canada

2

1

1

1

0

1

11

17

13

Mexico

2

0

1

3

3

0

10

19

14

Trinidad & Tobago

2

0

1

1

1

0

3

8

15

Thailand

2

0

1

1

0

1

4

9

16

France

2

0

0

1

0

1

15

19

17

Spain

1

2

3

1

1

1

8

17

18

Dominican Republic

1

1

2

0

0

1

4

9

19

South Africa

1

1

1

2

1

2

13

21

20

Greece

1

1

1

1

0

0

12

16

21

Norway

1

1

1

0

0

0

14

17

22

Germany

1

1

0

2

3

3

11

21

23

Holland/Netherlands

1

1

0

1

2

0

8

13

24

Israel

1

0

1

2

3

0

13

20

25

Argentina

1

0

1

0

1

0

12

15

26

New Zealand

1

0

1

0

0

0

3

5

27

Russia

1

0

0

2

0

0

5

8

28

Chile

1

0

0

0

1

0

11

13

29

Peru

1

0

0

0

0

0

17

18

30

Angola

1

0

0

0

0

0

3

4

31

Lebanon

1

0

0

0

0

0

2

3

32

Namibia

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

2

33

Botswana

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

34

Italy

0

2

1

0

2

0

11

16

35

Wales

0

2

1

0

0

0

2

5

36

Haiti

0

2

0

0

0

0

1

3

37

England

0

1

3

3

2

0

10

19

38

Ukraine

0

1

1

1

0

0

3

6

39

Scotland

0

1

1

1

0

0

2

5

40

Austria

0

1

1

0

0

0

5

7

41

Hawaii

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

2

42

Korea

0

1

0

1

1

0

5

8

43

Jamaica

0

1

0

1

1

0

3

6

44

Curaçao

0

1

0

1

0

0

3

5

45

Aruba

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

2

46

Panama

0

1

0

0

0

1

7

9

47

Denmark

0

1

0

0

0

0

7

8

48

Iceland

0

1

0

0

0

0

4

5

49

El Salvador

0

1

0

0

0

0

3

4

50

Guam

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

2

51

Bermuda

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

52

Ireland

0

0

2

0

0

1

5

8

53

Hong Kong

0

0

1

1

1

0

3

6

54

Switzerland

0

0

1

1

0

0

10

12

55

China

0

0

1

0

1

0

1

3

56

Kosovo

0

0

1

0

0

1

2

4

57

Ecuador

0

0

1

0

0

0

2

3

58

Zaire

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

2

59

U S S R

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

60

Sri Lanka/Ceylon

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

61

Poland

0

0

0

2

1

0

2

5

62

Paraguay

0

0

0

2

0

0

2

4

63

Republic of China/Taiwan

0

0

0

1

1

0

1

3

64

Serbia & Montenegro/Yugoslavia

0

0

0

1

0

0

3

4

65

Cuba

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

2

66

Belgium

0

0

0

0

1

2

7

10

67

Uruguay

0

0

0

0

1

0

5

6

68

Kenya

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

69

Slovak Republic

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

70

Albania

0

0

0

0

0

1

2

3

71

Bolivia

0

0

0

0

0

1

2

3

72

Tahiti

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

2

73

Tanzania

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

74

Czech Republic

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

6

75

Indonesia

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

5

76

Costa Rica

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

4

77

Guatemala

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

3

78

Nicaragua

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

3

79

Hungary

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

3

80

Turkey

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

3

81

Estonia

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

82

Czechoslovakia

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

83

Singapore

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

84

Croatia

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

85

Portugal

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

86

Latvia

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

87

Nigeria

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

88

Cyprus

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

89

Turks & Caicos

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

90

Belize

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

91

Great Britain

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

92

Zimbabwe

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

93

Ghana

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

94

Slovenia

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

95

Vietnam

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

96

Ethiopia

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

97

U.S. Virgin Islands

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

98

Malaysia

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

99

Suriname

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

100

Morocco

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

101

Alaska

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

102

Honduras

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

Sidenotes: Ties are broken if it is known which country ranked above another. Where the ranking is not known, ties are determined by age, meaning whoever placed the most recently places higher than those that haven't placed as recently. For example, Honduras ranks last because they have not placed since 1955 and Alaska ranks second last because they have not placed since 1957 and they probably never will again since Alaska is now part of the United States. This list also counts Russia as the original earned win of 2002 based on the final night results.

Miss Universe Winners:

1952 - Finland - Armi Kuusela
1953 - France - Christiane Martel
1954 - USA - Miriam Stevenson
1955 - Sweden - Hillevi Rombin (deceased 1996)
1956 - USA - Carol Morris
1957 - Peru - Gladys Zender
1958 - Colombia - Luz Marina Zuluaga (deceased 2015)
1959 - Japan - Akiko Kojima
1960 - USA - Linda Bement
1961 - Germany - Marlene Schmidt
1962 - Argentina - Norma Nolan
1963 - Brazil - Ieda Maria Vargas
1964 - Greece - Corinna Tsopei
1965 - Thailand - Apasra Hongsakula
1966 - Sweden - Margareta Arvidsson
1967 - USA - Sylvia Hitchcock (deceased 2015)
1968 - Brazil - Martha Vasconcellos
1969 - Philippines - Gloria Diaz
1970 - Puerto Rico - Marisol Malaret
1971 - Lebanon - Georgina Rizk
1972 - Australia - Kerry Anne Wells
1973 - Philippines - Margarita Moran
1974 - Spain - Amparo Munoz (deceased 2011)
1975 - Finland - Anne Marie Pohtamo
1976 - Israel - Rina Messinger
1977 - Trinidad & Tobago - Janelle Commissiong
1978 - South Africa - Margaret Gardiner
1979 - Venezuela - Maritza Sayalero
1980 - USA - Shawn Weatherly
1981 - Venezuela - Irene Saez
1982 - Canada - Karen Baldwin
1983 - New Zealand - Lorraine Downes
1984 - Sweden - Yvonne Ryding
1985 - Puerto Rico - Deborah Carthy-Deu
1986 - Venezuela - Barbara Palacios Teyde
1987 - Chile - Cecilia Bolocco
1988 - Thailand - Porntip Nakhirunkanok
1989 - Holland - Angela Visser
1990 - Norway - Mona Grudt
1991 - Mexico - Lupita Jones
1992 - Namibia - Michelle McLean
1993 - Puerto Rico - Dayanara Torres
1994 - India - Sushmita Sen
1995 - USA - Chelsi Smith
1996 - Venezuela - Alicia Machado
1997 - USA - Brook Lee
1998 - Trinidad & Tobago - Wendy Fitzwilliam
1999 - Botswana - Mpule Kwelagobe
2000 - India - Lara Dutta
2001 - Puerto Rico - Denise Quinones
2002 - Russia - Oxana Fedorova (dethroned & succeeded by Panama - Justine Pasek)
2003 - Dominican Republic - Amelia Vega
2004 - Australia - Jennifer Hawkins
2005 - Canada - Natalie Glebova
2006 - Puerto Rico - Zuleyka Rivera
2007 - Japan - Riyo Mori
2008 - Venezuela - Dayana Mendoza
2009 - Venezuela - Stefania Fernandez
2010 - Mexico - Ximena Navarrete
2011 - Angola - Leila Lopes
2012 - USA - Olivia Culpo
2013 - Venezuela - Gabriela Isler
2014 - Colombia - Paulina Vega
2015 - Philippines - Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach
2016 - France - Iris Mittenaere


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