Cannes 2012: Australia ranked #5 in the world; USA well ahead of UK, Germany and Brazil

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Screen shot 2012-07-18 at 8.00.23 PM.jpgIt's taken a few weeks to get hold of the complete Lions tally, but CB can now reveal that Australia was ranked #5 in the world at Cannes this year - and New Zealand came it at equal #12.

The USA was the lead country by far, with 182 Lions, well ahead of second placed UK with 89 Lions, just ahead of Germany with 85 and Brazil with 79 Lions.

Australia was placed #5 with 59 Lions ahead of Japan at #6 with 50 Lions and Sweden at #7 with 45 Lions. Argentina, Belgium and France shared the #8 spot with 32 Lions apiece followed by South Africa at #11 with 27 Lions, while Canada and New Zealand shared the #12 spot with 19 Lions apiece.
Italy, Mexico and Spain share the #14 spot with 18 Lions apiece, followed by the Netherlands at #17 with 17 Lions. Colombia and South Korea share the #18 spot with 16 Lions apiece followed by Singapore at #20 with 15 Lions, India at #21 with 14 Lions, China at #22 with 12 Lions and UAE at #23 with 11 Lions. Denmark, Hong Kong, Israel and Thailand share the #24 spot with 8 Lions apiece.

Australia's tally comprised 14 Gold Lions, 14 Silver Lions, 30 Bronze Lions and one Effectiveness Lion; while New Zealand came home with 3 Gold Lions, 8 Silver Lions and 8 Bronze Lions.

A total of 1028 Awards were presented this year including 16 Grand Prix; 1 Effectiveness Grand Prix; 1 Grand Prix for Good; 5  Effectiveness Lions; 4 Titanium Lions; 191 Gold Lions; 299 Silver Lions and 511 Bronze Lions.

COUNTRY LEAGUE TABLE - NUMBER OF LIONS WON

1.    USA - 182
2.    UK - 89
3.    Germany - 85
4.    Brazil - 79
5.    Australia - 59
6.    Japan - 50
7.    Sweden - 45
=8.  Argentina - 32
=8.  Belgium - 32
=8.  France - 32
11.   South Africa - 27
=12. Canada - 19
=12. New Zealand - 19
=14. Italy - 18
=14. Mexico - 18
=14. Spain - 18
17.   The Netherlands - 17
=18. Colombia - 16
=18. South Korea - 16
20.   Singapore - 15
21.   India - 14
22.   China - 12
23.   UAE - 11
=24. Denmark - 8
=24. Hong Kong - 8
=24. Israel - 8
=24. Thailand - 8


COUNTRY LEAGUE TABLE - LIONS WON AS A PERCENTAGE OF ENTRIES

=1.  Tunisia - 6.896%
=1.  Uruguay - 6.896%
3.  Sri Lanka - 6.666%
4.  Sweden - 5.791%
5.  Belgium - 5.693%
6.  New Zealand - 5.475%
7.  Puerto Rico - 5.263%
8.  Argentina - 4.733%
9.  Japan - 4.725%
10. Australia - 4.653%
11. Lebanon - 4.580%
12. South Korea - 4.494%
13. Guatemala - 4.301%
14. UK - 3.798%
15. Denmark - 3.773%
16. Israel - 3.720%
17. Ireland - 3.703%
18. Colombia - 3.669%
19. Italy = 3.643%
20. Romania - 3.636%
21. USA - 3.598%
22. Germany - 3.578%
23. Dominican Republic - 3.571%
24. South Africa - 3.292%
25. Netherlands - 3.288%
26. Peru - 2.941%
27. Indonesia - 2.877%
28. Mexico - 2.639%
29. France - 2.586%
30. Brazil - 2.310%
31. UAE - 2.268%
32. Malaysia - 2.230%
33. Singapore - 2.152%
34. Norway - 2.105%
35. China - 2.101%
36. Hong Kong - 2.077%
37. Poland - 1.986%
38. Costa Rica - 1.904%
39. Canada - 1.809%
40. Thailand - 1.750%
41. Portugal - 1.709%
42. Spain - 1.639%
43. The Philippines - 1.587%
44. Ecuador - 1.550%
45. Switzerland - 1.391%
46. Chile - 1.185%
47. India - 1.184%
48. Russia - 0.831%
49. Czech Republic - 0.800%
50. Turkey - 0.714%
51. Finland - 0.578%
52. Austria - 0.444%

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