The FIFA Women's World Cup™

The FIFA Women's World Cup™ is the largest women’s sporting tournament in the world. 

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Australia and the United States line up at the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 (Source: Getty Images)

It brings together the top 24 women’s football nations of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The tournament was first contested in 1991 and has been held every four years since. 

The FIFA Women's World Cup™ is a month-long festival of colour and excitement showcasing some of the best athletes in the world. 

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Australian fans at the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 (Source: FFA)

The FIFA Women's World Cup 2015™ saw the biggest interest in the tournament yet with record numbers tuning into the tournament in Canada.  

  • 52 Matches in 30 days
  • 500 Million broadcast audience
  • 19 Million YouTube views
  • 9 Billion tweet impressions
  • 38 Million minutes of content consumed

FIFA Women's World Cup™ Honour Roll

Year

Host

Champion

Runner-up

Third

Fourth

Teams

1991

China

USA

Norway

Sweden

Germany

12

1995

Sweden

Norway

Germany

USA

China PR

12

1999

USA

USA

China PR

Brazil

Norway

16

2003

USA

Germany

Sweden

USA

Canada

16

2007

China

Germany

Brazil

USA

Norway

16

2011

Germany

Japan

USA

Sweden

France

16

2015

Canada

USA

Japan

England

Germany

24

2019

France

-

-

-

-

24