|Appearances||57 (56 finals)|
|Best result||1st (1974, 1984, 1991, 1999, 2012, 2015)|
|Worst result||Last (1963, 1977)|
They have won the contest six times, in 1974 with ABBA, in 1984 with Herreys, in 1991 with Carola, in 1999 with Charlotte Nilsson, in 2012 with Loreen and in 2015 with Måns Zelmerlöw, placing them one win from equaling Ireland's all-time record of wins.
Since the introduction of the semi finals in 2004, the country has only failed once to appear in the final - in 2010 when Anna Bergendahl finished in 11th place, missing out on the final by just five points. It was also the first time the country had not appeared in the final since 1976.