Megapopulations

Megapopulations are the broadest ethnic category calculated and reported to you. Our database coverage is described below.

Megapopulation Names and number of populations included

African 17
African American 27
American Indian 72
Armenian 4
Australoid 4
Austronesian 15
Central Asian 14
Central European 24
East Asian 39
East European 11
European American 24
Iberian 32
Iberian American 61
Jewish 3
Mediterranean European 25
Melungeon 1
Middle Eastern 40
North Asian 4
Northern European 17
Romani 4
South Asian 46
Southeast Asian 13

Beyond Megapopulations (and percentage of total populations).  These categories correspond roughly to what people used to think of as “race,” a now-discredited notion. They are continent-specific, with African and Caucasian extended to North and South American African and European populations.

African 45 11%
Amerind 24 6%
Austral 9 2%
Asian 67 17%
Caucasian 255 64%

Another Calculation. We created these totals to see what kind of white versus non-white coverage the database has.

White  255  64%
Non-White  145   36%

Total 497 Populations

DNA Fingerprint Test Plus 18 Marker Ethnic Panel