FIFA World Cup Finals   1930-2018   Nation's Progress Chart  
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      1930 1934 1938 1950 1954 1958 1962 1966 1970 1974 1978 1982 1986 1990 1994 1998 2002 2006 2010 2014 2018 Total        
      Uruguay Italy France Brazil Switz Sweden Chile England Mexico Germany Argentina Spain Mexico Italy USA France Kor-Jap Germany S Africa Brazil Russia        
                                                (21)        
      13 16 15 13 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 24 24 24 24 32 32 32 32 32 32 425        
  URUGUAY   WIN     WIN SF   R1 QF SF R1     R2 R2     R1   SF R2   12   URUGUAY 1930  
  ARGENTINA   FIN R1       R1 R1 QF   QF WIN QF WIN FIN R2 QF R1 QF QF FIN   16   ARGENTINA  
  UNITED STATES   SF R1   R1                   R1 R2 R1 QF R1 R2 R2   10   UNITED STATES  
  YUGOSLAVIA (SERB/MONT)   SF     R1 QF QF SF     QF   R1   QF   R2   R1 R1     11   YUGO (SERB/MONT) SERBIA  
  CHILE   R1     R1     SF R1   R1   R1       R2     R2 R2   9   CHILE  
  FRANCE   R1 R1 QF W/D R1 SF   R1     R1 SF SF     WIN R1 FIN R1 QF   14   FRANCE  
  BRAZIL   R1 R1 SF 2nd QF WIN WIN R1 WIN SF SF QF QF R2 WIN FIN WIN QF QF SF R1 21   BRAZIL  
  ROMANIA   R1 R1 R1           R1         R2 QF R2           7   ROMANIA  
  PARAGUAY   R1     R1   R1             R2     R2 R2 R1 QF     8   PARAGUAY  
  MEXICO   R1     R1 R1 R1 R1 R1 QF   R1   QF   R2 R2 R2 R2 R2 R2 R1 16   MEXICO  
  BOLIVIA   R1     R1                     R1             3   BOLIVIA  
  PERU   R1               QF   QF R1                   4   PERU  
  BELGIUM   R1 R1 R1   R1       R1     QF SF R2 R2 R1 R2     QF R1 13   BELGIUM  
  ITALY     WIN WIN R1 R1   R1 R1 FIN R1 SF WIN R2 SF FIN QF R2 WIN R1 R1   18   ITALY 1934  
  CZECHOSLOVAKIA (CZ REP)     FIN QF   R1 R1 FIN   R1     R1   QF       R1       9   CZECHOSLOVAKIA (CZ REP)  
  GERMANY (WEST 1950-98)     SF R1   WIN SF QF FIN SF WIN QF FIN FIN WIN QF QF FIN SF SF WIN R1 19   GERMANY (WEST 1950-98)  
  AUSTRIA     SF W/D   SF R1         QF QF   R1   R1           7   AUSTRIA  
  SWEDEN     QF SF 3rd   FIN     R1 QF R1     R1 SF   R2 R2       11   SWEDEN  
  SWITZERLAND     QF QF R1 QF   R1 R1             R2     R2 R1 R2   10   SWITZERLAND  
  HUNGARY     QF FIN   FIN R1 QF QF     R1 R1 R1                 9   HUNGARY  
  SPAIN     QF   4th     R1 R1     R1 QF QF R2 QF R1 QF R2 WIN R1 R1 15   SPAIN  
  NETHERLANDS     R1 R1             FIN FIN     R2 QF SF   R2 FIN SF   10   NETHERLANDS  
  EGYPT     R1                       R1               2   EGYPT  
  CUBA       QF                                     1   CUBA 1938  
  DUTCH EAST INDIES       R1                                     1   DUTCH EAST INDIES  
  NORWAY       R1                       R1 R2           3   NORWAY  
  POLAND       R1             SF QF SF R2       R1 R1       7   POLAND  
  ENGLAND   DNE DNE DNE R1 QF R1 QF WIN QF     QF QF SF   R2 QF QF R2 R1 R1 15   ENGLAND 1950  
  INDIA         W/D                                   0   INDIA  
  PORTUGAL         W/D       SF         R1       R1 SF R2 R1   6   PORTUGAL  
  TURKEY         W/D R1                       SF         2   TURKEY  
  SCOTLAND   DNE DNE DNE W/D R1 R1       R1 R1 R1 R1 R1   R1           8   SCOTLAND  
  SOUTH KOREA           R1               R1 R1 R1 R1 SF R1 R2 R1 R1 10   SOUTH KOREA 1954  
  WALES   DNE DNE DNE     QF                               1   WALES 1958  
  NORTHERN IRELAND   DNE DNE DNE     QF           QF R1                 3   NORTHERN IRELAND  
  U.S.S.R. / RUSSIA             QF QF SF QF     QF R2 R1 R1   R1     R1 R1 11   U.S.S.R. / RUSSIA  
  COLOMBIA               R1             R2 R1 R1       QF   5   COLOMBIA 1962  
  BULGARIA               R1 R1 R1 R1     R2   SF R1           7   BULGARIA  
  NORTH KOREA                 QF                     R1     2   NORTH KOREA 1966  
  EL SALVADOR                   R1     R1                   2   EL SALVADOR 1970  
  ISRAEL                   R1                         1   ISRAEL  
  MOROCCO                   R1       R2   R1 R1           4   MOROCCO  
  EAST GERMANY                     QF                       1   EAST GERMANY 1974  
  AUSTRALIA                     R1               R2 R1 R1   4   AUSTRALIA  
  ZAIRE                     R1                       1   ZAIRE  
  HAITI                     R1                       1   HAITI  
  TUNISIA                       R1         R1 R1 R1       4   TUNISIA 1978  
  IRAN                       R1         R1   R1   R1 R1 5   IRAN  
  CAMEROON                         R1   QF R1 R1 R1   R1 R1   7   CAMEROON 1982  
  ALGERIA                         R1 R1           R1 R2   4   ALGERIA  
  KUWAIT                         R1                   1   KUWAIT  
  HONDURAS                         R1             R1 R1   3   HONDURAS  
  NEW ZEALAND                         R1             R1     2   NEW ZEALAND  
  DENMARK                           R2     QF R2   R1     4   DENMARK 1986  
  CANADA                           R1                 1   CANADA  
  IRAQ                           R1                 1   IRAQ  
  IRELAND                             QF R2   R2         3   IRELAND 1990  
  COSTA RICA                             R2     R1 R1   QF   4   COSTA RICA  
  UNITED ARAB EMIRATES                             R1               1   UNITED ARAB EMIRATES  
  SAUDI ARABIA       WORLD CUP WINNERS WIN               R2 R1 R1 R1     R1 5   SAUDI ARABIA 1994  
  NIGERIA       LOSING FINALISTS FIN               R2 R2 R1   R1 R2   5   NIGERIA  
  GREECE       LOSING SEMI-FINALISTS SF               R1       R1 R2   3   GREECE  
  SOUTH AFRICA       LOSING QUARTER-FINALS QF                 R1 R1   R1     3   SOUTH AFRICA 1998  
  JAPAN       REACHED SECOND ROUND 1986-2014 R2                 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R1 6   JAPAN  
  JAMAICA       REACHED FIRST ROUND 1930-1978 R1                 R1           1   JAMAICA  
  CROATIA       REACHED FIRST ROUND 1982-2014 R1                 SF R1 R1   R1   4   CROATIA  
  SENEGAL       WITHDREW FROM COMPETITION W/D                   QF         1   SENEGAL 2002  
  SLOVENIA       DID NOT ENTER DNE                   R1   R1     2   SLOVENIA  
  CHINA                                 R1         1   CHINA  
  ECUADOR                                   R1 R2   R1   3   ECUADOR  
  ANGOLA       1938: Austria withdrew due to Anschluss (unification) with Nazi Germany                 R1       1   ANGOLA 2006  
  GHANA       1950: Turkey withdrew after qualifying due to travelling expenses                 R2 QF R1   3   GHANA  
  IVORY COAST       1950: India withdrew after players prohibited by FIFA from playing barefoot                 R1 R1 R1   3   IVORY COAST  
  TOGO       1950: Scotland withdrew after failing to become British Champions                 R1       1   TOGO  
  TRINIDAD & TOBAGO       1950: France refused to compete due to match arrangements in Brazil                  R1       1   TRINIDAD & TOBAGO  
  UKRAINE       1950: Portugal declined FIFAs offer to participate as a replacement team                 QF       1   UKRAINE  
  SLOVAKIA                                       R2     1   SLOVAKIA 2010  
  BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA                                         R1   1   BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA 2014  
                                                         
  FIFA World Cup Quarter Finalists 1930 to 2018 by Continents  
  Continent 1930* 1934 1938 1950* 1954 1958 1962 1966 1970 1974 1978 1982** 1986 1990 1994 1998 2002 2006 2010 2014 2018 (156) % Continent  
  EUROPE (UEFA) 1 8 6 2 6 7 6 5 4 6 5 10 5 6 7 6 4 6 3 4   107 69% EUROPE (UEFA)  
  SOUTH AMERICA (CONMEBOL) 2 0 1 2 2 1 2 2 3 2 3 2 2 1 1 2 1 2 4 3   38 24% SOUTH AMERICA (CONMEBOL)  
  CENTRAL & NORTH AMERICA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1   6 4% CENTRAL & NORTH AMERICA  
  AND CARIBBEAN (CONCACAF) AND CARIBBEAN (CONCACAF)  
  AFRICA (CAF) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0   3 2% AFRICA (CAF)  
  ASIA (AFC) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   2 1% ASIA (AFC)  
  OCEANIA (OFC) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 0% OCEANIA (OFC)  
  *Only four teams in the latter stages of the 1930 & 1950 World Cup Finals.     **Twelve teams in the latter stages of the 1982 World Cup Finals.  
                                                         
  FIFA World Cup Semi Finalists 1930 to 2018 by Continents  
  Continent 1930 1934 1938 1950 1954 1958 1962 1966 1970 1974 1978 1982 1986 1990 1994 1998 2002 2006 2010 2014 2018 (80) % Continent  
  EUROPE (UEFA) 1 4 3 2 3 3 2 4 2 3 2 4 3 3 3 3 2 4 3 2   56 70% EUROPE (UEFA)  
  SOUTH AMERICA (CONMEBOL) 2 0 1 2 1 1 2 0 2 1 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 2   22 28% SOUTH AMERICA (CONMEBOL)  
  CENTRAL & NORTH AMERICA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 1.0% CENTRAL & NORTH AMERICA  
  AND CARIBBEAN (CONCACAF) AND CARIBBEAN (CONCACAF)  
  ASIA (AFC) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 1.0% ASIA (AFC)  
  AFRICA (CAF) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 0% AFRICA (CAF)  
  OCEANIA (OFC) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 0% OCEANIA (OFC)  
                                                         
  FIFA World Cup Finalists 1930 to 2018 by Continents  
  Continent 1930 1934 1938 1950 1954 1958 1962 1966 1970 1974 1978 1982 1986 1990 1994 1998 2002 2006 2010 2014 2018 (40) % Continent  
  EUROPE (UEFA) 0 2 2 0 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1   26 65% EUROPE (UEFA)  
  SOUTH AMERICA (CONMEBOL) 2 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1   14 35% SOUTH AMERICA (CONMEBOL)  
  CENTRAL & NORTH AMERICA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 0% CENTRAL & NORTH AMERICA  
  AND CARIBBEAN (CONCACAF) AND CARIBBEAN (CONCACAF)  
  ASIA (AFC) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 0% ASIA (AFC)  
  AFRICA (CAF) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 0% AFRICA (CAF)  
  OCEANIA (OFC) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 0% OCEANIA (OFC)