Statistics

Premier League goalscorers by nation

2 Jan 2018
Gael Bigirimana, Newcastle

Which countries have scored the most PL goals? Which the least? We list the nations

After Ragnar Klavan made Estonia the 97th nation to have a player score in the Premier League, we look at how all the countries fare in the rankings.

Not surprisingly, England top the pile with 10,826 Premier League goals from 800 different players.

France occupy second spot, with 116 Frenchmen combining to score 1,477 goals.

Republic of Ireland (945), Scotland (942) and Netherlands (904) complete the top five of goalscoring nations.

Estonia became the fifth nation with only one goal scored.

They join Burundi, for whom Gael Bigirimana (pictured above) scored, Gambia, Sierra Leone and St Kitts & Nevis.  

PL goals by nation
Nation Goals Nation Goals
England 10,826 Egypt 60
France 1,477 Peru 55
Republic of Ireland 945 Mexico 54
Scotland 942 Bosnia & Herzegovina 52
Netherlands 904 Greece 52
Wales 898 Slovakia 47
Spain 673 Ecuador 45
Norway 510 Switzerland 44
Belgium 476 Latvia 43
Nigeria 471 Romania 43
Argentina 420 Grenada 37
Italy 414 Montserrat 36
Brazil 366 Benin 35
Ivory Coast 321 Japan 31
Senegal 314 Paraguay 31
Jamaica 270 Guyana 28
Germany 268 Ukraine 24
Australia 264 Hungary 21
N Ireland 237 Venezuela 21
Denmark 236 New Zealand 20
Sweden 221 Congo 18
Portugal 211 Georgia 17
Trinidad & Tobago 178 Bermuda 13
Iceland 171 Barbados 12
Uruguay 168 Guinea 12
Croatia 163 Tunisia 12
USA 156 Montenegro 10
Serbia 150 Gibraltar 9
Bulgaria 135 Belarus 8
Colombia 123 Kenya 8
Czech Rep 122 Curaçao 7
Finland 107 Iran 7
Russia 104 Liberia 7
Ghana 100 Honduras 6
S Africa 98 Armenia 5
Togo 97 Gabon 5
Cameroon 95 China  4
Austria 89 Macedonia 4
Morocco 79 Antigua and Barbuda 3
Chile 78 Slovenia 3
Congo DR 77 Angola 2
Turkey 75 Burkina Faso 2
Israel 72 Poland 2
S Korea  72 Burundi 1
Algeria 66 Estonia 1
Mali 66 Gambia 1
Canada 64 Sierra Leone 1
Costa Rica 63 St Kitts and Nevis 1
Zimbabwe 61    

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