Eurovison song contest scoring details up to 2018

Our yearly update on the dataset containing all points given in finals and semi-finals during the Eurovision Song Contest since 1975.

woensdag 29 augustus 2018 | Muziek, Europa, netwerk

The picture above is a network analysis of all scores during the finals from period 2009-2018. The colors represent clusters found by the analysis. These countries tend to give more points to each other. A slight shift from an earlier analysis.

Based on the scores of the last ten years we created two lists. First list is based on total points received during those years.

Rank Country Points
1 Sweden 2114
2 Russia 1574
3 Italy 1507
4 Ukraine 1435
5 Azerbaijan 1276
6 Norway 1112
7 Bulgaria 1088
8 Denmark 1036
9 Australia 979
10 Belgium 975
11 Austria 940
12 Moldova 928
13 Israel 924
14 Germany 912
15 Portugal 897
16 France 877
17 Armenia 810
18 Romania 804
19 The Netherlands 776
20 Greece 731
21 Hungary 719
22 Cyprus 703
23 Estonia 663
24 Serbia 652
25 Lithuania 584
26 United Kingdom 584
27 Spain 478
28 Albania 474
29 Iceland 471
30 Turkey 459
31 Georgia 451
32 Malta 377
33 Poland 365
34 Bosnia & Herzegovina 337
35 Ireland 331
36 Czech Republic 322
37 Latvia 318
38 Croatia 246
39 Finland 210
40 Slovenia 208
41 Belarus 192
42 Switzerland 83
43 Montenegro 81
44 F.Y.R. Macedonia 71
45 San Marino 14

The second list takes into account the number of finals each country participated in. It uses the average over all editions participated and ranks them accordingly.

Rank Country Average points Finals
1 Bulgaria 363 3
2 Australia 245 4
3 Sweden 235 9
4 Portugal 224 4
5 Russia 197 8
6 Belgium 195 5
7 Italy 188 8
8 Czech Republic 161 2
9 Ukraine 159 9
10 Latvia 159 2
11 Austria 157 6
12 The Netherlands 155 5
13 Israel 154 6
14 Turkey 153 3
15 Azerbaijan 142 9
16 Norway 139 8
17 Moldova 133 7
18 Denmark 130 8
19 Cyprus 117 6
20 Armenia 116 7
21 Estonia 111 6
22 Serbia 109 6
23 Romania 101 8
24 Albania 95 5
25 Greece 91 8
26 Poland 91 4
27 Germany 91 10
28 Georgia 90 5
29 Hungary 90 8
30 France 88 10
31 Bosnia & Herzegovina 84 4
32 Lithuania 83 7
33 Croatia 82 3
34 Iceland 79 6
35 Malta 75 5
36 F.Y.R. Macedonia 71 1
37 Ireland 66 5
38 United Kingdom 58 10
39 Slovenia 52 4
40 Belarus 48 4
41 Spain 48 10
42 Finland 42 5
43 Switzerland 42 2
44 Montenegro 41 2
45 San Marino 14 1

We also experimented with weighting the scores based on the population of each country. But much to our surprise, this didn't significantly change the outcomes of the finals.

The updated dataset is available via Data.world or on request. Please give a line of credit when using. We spend many hours getting this dataset right each year.

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