The Eurovision song contest this year has more than 186 million European viewers are drawn. That there are according to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), slightly more than last year, when the figures stokten at 182 million.
In Israel were for the grand finale, over a million people for the tube to see how their countryman Netta Barzilai with the victory of the remove went. Since 2005, there were not so many songfestivalkijkers in Israel. Cyprus, second was with Eleni Foureira, recorded a kijkcijferrecord. On the island looked more than 250,000 people.
Furthermore, it remains to contest, without prejudice, popular in Germany, where for the eighth year in a row, higher numbers were achieved. Also, there were more viewers in Great Britain, France, Portugal and Italy. In the Netherlands, were the ratings right down. The finale drew slightly more than 3 million viewers, while last year more than 4 million watched.
According to the EBU looked online, a lot of people. The livestreams on YouTube were by 6.6 million viewers followed all over the world.