Which countries vote for UK in the Eurovision Song Contest? Our biggest allies revealed in interactive map

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Our interactive maps show you how Britain’s allies have changed over the five decades of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Which countries can the UK rely on for votes?

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The UK is no stranger to scoring humiliating ‘zero points’ in the Eurovision Song Contest and unfortunately last year’s entry from James Newman was no improvement on recent low scores.

All hopes are pinned on Sam Ryder, and the country hopes ‘Superman’ can pick up at least a single point in this Saturday (May 14) grand final in Rome.

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Unfortunately for Sam, the bookmakers’ favorite is Ukraine, who will take home the trophy at the 66th Eurovision Song Contest.

But that doesn’t mean Sam doesn’t have a good chance of picking up a few points, especially from some historically reliable friends.

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Mazic News has collated the numbers to reveal which countries the UK can count on most for points this Saturday night.

Our interactive maps below show how the UK’s allies have changed over five decades of competition.

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Which countries support the UK the most at Eurovision?

According to figures published on the open data site, data.world, our close neighbor Ireland has been the UK’s biggest supporter since 1975 with a total of 219 points. Austria has also proved a reliable ally over the years, giving Britain 168 points while Portugal awarded 156 points.

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France is our fifth biggest supporter – despite the nation’s historic rivalry with England.

The interactive maps below show you which countries have been friendliest to the UK since 1975 and how election numbers have changed over the years.

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Eurovision superfans will be aware that not every country features in every competition and some have changed names or territories over the years. This analysis has looked at the results of all major finals from 1975 to 2021 (with the exception of 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic).

Which countries does the UK support the most?

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Further analysis of the Eurovision data reveals that the UK also has its favorite nations.

It has awarded Ireland its highest score since 1975, with a total of 230 points.

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Sweden was the country’s second favorite Eurovision nation, earning a total of 207 points.

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