|Miss World 1956
||15 October 1956
||Lyceum Ballroom, London, UK
||Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Union of South Africa, Tunisia
||Australia, Ceylon, Cuba, Honduras, Monaco
||Egypt, Switzerland, Turkey
Miss World 1956, the 6th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 15 October 1956 at the Lyceum Ballroom in London, UK. 24 contestants competed for the Miss World. The winner was Petra Schürmann, represented West Germany. She was crowned by Miss World 1955, Susana Duijm of Venezuela.
Countries and territories which sent delegates and results
- Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Union of South Africa, and Tunisia competed in Miss World for the first time.
- Egypt, Switzerland, and Turkey last competed in 1954.