National team appearances in the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup

The article currently lists the first appearances of the 55 national teams that have made at least one appearance in the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup, formerly known as the FIBA World Championship for Women, through the 2018 edition.

Debut of national teams

Year Debutants
1953  Argentina,  Brazil,  Chile,  Cuba,  France,  Mexico,  Paraguay,  Peru,  Switzerland,  United States
1957  Australia,  Czechoslovakia,  Hungary,  Soviet Union
1959  Bulgaria,  North Korea,  Poland,  Romania,  Yugoslavia
1964  Japan,  South Korea
1967  East Germany,  Italy
1971  Canada,  Ecuador,  Madagascar
1975  Colombia,  Senegal
1979  Bolivia,  Malaysia,  Netherlands
1983  China, Zaire Zaire
1986  Chinese Taipei
1990 -
1994  Kenya,  New Zealand,  Slovakia,  Spain
1998  Germany,  Lithuania,  Russia
2002  FR Yugoslavia,  Tunisia
2006  Czech Republic,  Nigeria
2010  Belarus,  Greece,  Mali
2014  Angola,  Mozambique,  Serbia,  Turkey
2018  Belgium,  Latvia,  Puerto Rico
2022  Bosnia and Herzegovina

Comprehensive team results

Team Chile
1953
Brazil
1957
Soviet Union
1959
Peru
1964
Czechoslovakia
1967
Brazil
1971
Colombia
1975
South Korea
1979
Brazil
1983
Soviet Union
1986
Malaysia
1990
Australia
1994
Germany
1998
China
2002
Brazil
2006
Czech Republic
2010
Turkey
2014
Spain
2018
Australia
2022
Total
 Angola 16th 1
 Argentina 6th 9th 13th 11th 15th 10th 9th 14th 15th 9
 Australia 10th 10th 9th 10th 4th 11th 9th 6th 4th 3rd 3rd 1st 5th 3rd 2nd 3rd 16
 Belarus 4th 10th 2
 Belgium 4th 5th 2
 Bolivia 10th 1
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 12th 1
 Brazil 4th 4th 5th 8th 3rd 12th 9th 5th 11th 10th 1st 4th 7th 4th 9th 11th 16
 Bulgaria 2nd 3rd 7th WD 6th 7th 8th 6
 Canada 10th 11th 3rd 9th 3rd 7th 7th 10th 12th 5th 7th 4th 12
 Chile 2nd 7th 11th 3
 China WD 3rd 5th 9th 2nd 12th 6th 12th 13th 6th 6th 2nd 11
 Chinese Taipei 12th 14th 14th 14th 4
 Colombia 7th 1
 DR Congo 14th 15th 16th 3
 Cuba 10th 12th 7th 10th 6th 3rd 6th 7th 9th 11th 12th 11
 Czech Republic 7th 2nd 9th 3
 Czechoslovakia 3rd 3rd 2nd 3rd 2nd 3rd WD 4th 4th 8
 East Germany 4th 1
 Ecuador 12th 1
 France 3rd 10th 6th 7th 9th 8th 5th 6th 7th 5th 7th 11
 Germany 11th 1
 Greece 11th 11th 2
 Hungary 5th 7th 9th 8th 10th 5
 Italy 9th 4th 5th 13th 11th 5
 Japan 9th 5th 5th 2nd 6th 12th 12th 12th 9th 13th 10th 14th 9th 9th 14
 Kenya 16th 1
 Latvia 13th 1
 Lithuania 6th 11th 6th 3
 Madagascar 13th 1
 Malaysia 11th 16th 2
 Mali 15th 11th 2
 Mexico 8th 8th 6th WD 3
 Mozambique 15th 1
 Netherlands 8th 1
 New Zealand 15th 1
 Nigeria 16th 8th WD 2
 North Korea 8th 1
 Paraguay 5th 6th 12th 3
 Peru 7th 11th 7th 13th 4
 Poland 5th 7th 13th 3
 Puerto Rico 16th 8th 2
 Romania 6th 1
 Russia 2nd 2nd 2nd 7th DQ 4
 Senegal 13th 12th WD 14th WD 14th 15th 15th 16th 12th 8
 Serbia 8th 6th 2
 Slovakia 5th 8th 2
 South Korea 8th 2nd 4th 5th 2nd 4th 10th 11th 10th 13th 4th 13th 8th 13th 14th 10th 16
 Soviet Union 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st WD 1st 2nd 5th 9
 Spain 8th 5th 5th 8th 3rd 2nd 3rd 7
 Switzerland 9th 1
 Tunisia 16th 1
 Turkey 4th 10th 2
 United States 1st 1st 4th 11th 8th 8th 1st 2nd 1st 1st 3rd 1st 1st 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st 18
 Yugoslavia 4th 6th 6th WD 8th 2nd 12th 6
Total 10 12 8 13 11 13 13 12 14 12 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 12

Ranking of teams by number of appearances

Team App Record
streak
Active
streak
Debut Most recent Best result (* hosts)
 United States 18 16 16 1953 2022 Champions (1953, 1957, 1979, 1986, 1990, 1998, 2002, 2010, 2014, 2018, 2022)
 Brazil 16 14 0 1953 2014 Champions (1994)
 Australia 16 15 15 1957 2022 Champions (2006)
 South Korea 16 16 16 1964 2022 Runners-up (1967, 1979*)
 Japan 14 6 4 1964 2022 Runners-up (1975)
 Canada 12 7 5 1971 2022 Third place (1979, 1986)
 Cuba 11 7 0 1953 2014 Third place (1990)
 China 11 11 11 1983 2022 Runners-up (1994, 2022)
 France 11 6 6 1953 2022 Third place (1953)
 Soviet Union 9 6 -- 1957 1990 Champions (1959*, 1964, 1967, 1971, 1975, 1983)
 Argentina 9 4 0 1953 2018 6th (1953)
 Czechoslovakia 8 6 -- 1957 1990 Runners-up (1964, 1971)
 Senegal 8 4 0 1975 2018 12th (1979, 2018)
 Spain 7 7 0 1994 2018 Runners-up (2014)
 Bulgaria 6 3 0 1959 1990 Runners-up (1959)
 Yugoslavia 6 3 -- 1959 2002 Runners-up (1990)
 Italy 5 2 0 1967 1994 Fourth place (1975)
 Hungary 5 2 0 1957 1998 5th (1957)
 Peru 4 2 0 1953 1983 7th (1953, 1964*)
 Chinese Taipei 4 2 0 1986 2006 12th (1986)
 Russia 4 4 0 1998 2010 Runners-up (1998, 2002, 2006)
 Chile 3 2 0 1953 1964 Runners-up (1953*)
 Paraguay 3 2 0 1953 1964 5th (1953)
 Mexico 3 2 0 1953 1975 6th (1979)
 Poland 3 1 0 1959 1994 5th (1959)
 DR Congo 3 1 0 1983 1998 14th (1983)
 Lithuania 3 3 0 1998 2006 6th (1998, 2006)
 Czech Republic 3 3 0 2006 2014 Runners-up (2010*)
 Malaysia 2 1 0 1979 1990 11th (1979)
 Slovakia 2 2 0 1994 1998 5th (1994)
 Belarus 2 2 0 2010 2014 Fourth place (2010)
 Nigeria 2 1 0 2006 2018 8th (2018)
 Greece 2 1 0 2010 2018 11th (2010, 2018)
 Turkey 2 2 0 2014 2018 Fourth place (2014*)
 Mali 2 1 1 2010 2022 11th (2022)
 Serbia 2 1 1 2014 2022 6th (2022)
 Belgium 2 2 2 2018 2022 Fourth place (2018)
 Puerto Rico 2 2 2 2018 2022 8th (2022)
 Switzerland 1 1 0 1953 1953 9th (1953)
 North Korea 1 1 0 1959 1959 8th (1959)
 Romania 1 1 0 1959 1959 6th (1959)
 East Germany 1 1 -- 1967 1967 Fourth place (1967)
 Ecuador 1 1 0 1971 1971 12th (1971*)
 Madagascar 1 1 0 1971 1971 13th (1971)
 Colombia 1 1 0 1975 1975 7th (1975*)
 Bolivia 1 1 0 1979 1979 10th (1979)
 Netherlands 1 1 0 1979 1979 8th (1979)
 Kenya 1 1 0 1994 1994 16th (1994)
 New Zealand 1 1 0 1994 1994 15th (1994)
 Germany 1 1 0 1998 1998 11th (1998)
 Tunisia 1 1 0 2002 2002 16th (2002)
 Angola 1 1 0 2014 2014 16th (2014)
 Mozambique 1 1 0 2014 2014 15th (2014)
 Latvia 1 1 0 2018 2018 13th (2018)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 1 1 2022 2022 12th (2022)

Overall won/lost records from 1953 to 2022

Team App Played Won Lost %
 United States 18 138 117 21 84.8%
 Australia 16 120 76 44 63.3%
 Soviet Union 9 73 69 4 94.5%
 Brazil 16 115 61 54 53%
 South Korea 16 111 56 55 50.5%
 Canada 12 90 46 44 51.1%
 China 11 85 46 39 54.1%
 Czechoslovakia 8 63 45 18 71.4%
 France 11 86 44 42 51.2%
 Japan 14 96 35 61 36.5%
 Cuba 11 82 35 47 42.7%
 Spain 7 57 35 22 61.4%
 Bulgaria 6 46 28 18 60.9%
 Russia 4 36 26 10 72.2%
 Yugoslavia 6 48 20 28 41.7%
 Italy 5 37 19 18 51.4%
 Argentina 9 58 18 40 31%
 Hungary 5 38 14 24 36.8%
 Czech Republic 3 22 13 9 59.1%
 Poland 3 24 12 12 50%
 Lithuania 3 26 11 15 42.3%
 Mexico 3 20 10 10 50%
 Chile 3 23 9 14 39.1%
 Slovakia 2 17 9 8 52.9%
 Paraguay 3 25 8 17 32%
 Senegal 8 45 6 39 13.3%
 Belarus 2 13 6 7 46.2%
 Serbia 2 13 6 7 46.2%
 Belgium 2 12 6 6 50%
 Peru 4 26 5 21 19.2%
 Turkey 2 10 5 5 50%
 Chinese Taipei 4 25 4 21 16%
 Greece 2 12 4 8 33.3%
 East Germany 1 7 4 3 57.1%
 Netherlands 1 6 4 2 66.7%
 Nigeria 2 12 3 9 25%
 Germany 1 8 3 5 37.5%
 Puerto Rico 2 9 2 7 22.2%
 Romania 1 7 2 5 28.6%
 Bolivia 1 6 2 4 33.3%
 DR Congo 3 20 1 19 5%
 Malaysia 2 14 1 13 7.1%
 Mali 2 10 1 9 10%
 Ecuador 1 8 1 7 12.5%
 New Zealand 1 8 1 7 12.5%
 Switzerland 1 5 1 4 20%
 Kenya 1 8 0 8 0%
 Madagascar 1 8 0 8 0%
 North Korea 1 7 0 7 0%
 Colombia 1 6 0 6 0%
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 5 0 5 0%
 Tunisia 1 5 0 5 0%
 Angola 1 3 0 3 0%
 Latvia 1 3 0 3 0%
 Mozambique 1 3 0 3 0%

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