§ People's Choice Winner Note: After the announcement of the Top 10, the People's Choice winner was revealed. If the winner of public vote had not already been selected as one of the 10 semi-finalists,
she would be added as an 11th semi-finalist. The people's choice winner was Thailand, who had not been selected as one of the judges Top 25.
Miss World Sports & Fitness 2014 qualifiers were announced on November 25 after a tryout on November 25. There were 32 contestants who were selected as semifinalists, with 8 for each group, and went through the Sports finals held at the UK's leading indoor sports arena on November 26. The 5 sports events were long jump, 60 metre sprint, dreaded bleep test, tug of war and 4 × 200m relays.
Gabon: Jessie Lekery replaced "Miss World Gabon 2014", Pulchérie Nzoughe, after Pulchérie Nzoughe resigned for unknown reason. Jessie was Miss Gabon 2013 contestant.
Ghana: Nadia Ntanu replaced Miss Ghana 2013, Guiseppine Baafi, after Guiseppine was dethroned from her title by the Miss Ghana organization. Nadia was the 2nd Runner-up at the Miss Ghana 2012 pageant.
Hong Kong: When the new Miss Hong Kong was crowned, Miss Hong Kong 2013, Grace Chan, was replaced by the Miss Hong Kong 2014 1st runner-up Erin Wong .
Nicaragua: Yumara Lopez replaced "Miss Mundo Nicaragua 2014", Maria Esther Cortes, after Maria stepped down due to personal reasons. Yumara was the 1st runner-up at the Miss Mundo Nicaragua 2014 pageant.
Portugal: Zita Margarida Reis Oliveira replaced "Miss World Portugal 2014", Catarina Sikiniotis, after Catarina chose not to sign a contract with her country's national organization thereby forfeiting the right to participate in the Miss World 2014 pageant. Zita was crowned Miss República Portuguesa in September 2014 and was supposed to participate in the Miss World 2015 pageant, but Zita has now agreed to participate in the Miss World 2014 pageant.
Switzerland: Dijana Cvijetic replaced the original winner of the Miss World Switzerland 2014 pageant, Aline Morger, after Aline stepped down for unknown reasons. Dijana was the 1st Runner-up at the Miss World Switzerland 2014 pageant.
Zimbabwe:Thabiso Phiri was the original winner of Miss Zimbabwe 2014 pageant However she resigned due to personal reasons hence Catherine Makaya was crowned the new winner after an impromptu second contest was held in which both the runner-ups refused to take part stating they were happy with their positions but days before leaving for London Catherine was dethroned for her being difficult to work with by the Miss Zimbabwe Trust. The original Miss Zimbabwe 2014 1st princess, Tendai Hunda replaced Makaya.
Albania: Xhensila Pere was appointed "Miss World Albania 2014", by Vera Grabocka, president of Miss & Mister Albania, only days before the start of the competition after she decided not to send Afroviti Goge who was previously appointed to represent the country
Belize: Raquel Badillo was appointed "Miss World Belize 2014", by Miss World Belize Ltd franchise holders for Miss World in Belize.
Ethiopia: Yirgalem Hadish was appointed "Miss World Ethiopia 2014" after a casting call was organized by Gadol Wilson, national director for Miss World in Ethiopia.
Greece: Eleni Kokkinou was appointed as "Miss World Greece 2014" after a casting call was organized by Vassilis Prevelakis, national director for Miss World in Greece.
Guadeloupe: Wendy Métony was appointed "Miss Monde Guadeloupe 2014". She was crowned Miss Intercontinental Tourism 2014 in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic earlier in 2014.
Norway: Monica Olivia Pedersen was appointed "Miss World Norway 2014" after a casting call was organized by Morten Sommerfeldt, national director for Miss World in Norway.
Martinique: Anaïs Delwaulle was appointed "Miss Monde Martinique 2014" after no pageant was held. She was the 1st Runner-up at Martinique Queens 2013 pageant.
Russia: Anastasia Kostenko was appointed as "Miss World Russia 2014" after Miss Russia Organization decided to send the original winner of Miss Russia 2014 Yulia Alipova only to Miss Universe 2014 so as to avoid scheduling conflicts. Kostenko was the 2nd Runner-up at the Miss Russia 2014 pageant.
Uruguay: Romina Fernandez has been appointed as "Miss Mundo Uruguay 2014". She was the 1st Runner-up at Miss Universe Uruguay 2014 pageant.
Vietnam: Nguyễn Thị Loan was appointed to represent Vietnam by Elite Model Vietnam, the franchise holder. She was among the Top 5 at the Miss Vietnam 2010 pageant and also 2nd Runner-up at Miss Vietnam Ethnic 2013 pageant.
In April 2014, María José Alvarado was crowned Miss Honduras World, she was expected to represent Honduras and was scheduled to fly to London, England for the Miss World pageant. On November 19, 2014, Alvarado and her sister Sofía Trinidad were found murdered and then buried in the village of Cablotales. Miss Honduras pageant organizers decided not to replace Alvarado; therefore, the country has officially withdrawn from the contest this year. On November 23, 2014, Miss World Organisation Chairman Julia Morley gave a special memorial service in remembrance for her and her sister.