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 28
American Indian 24
Australia 3
Austronesian 6
Central Asian 39
Central European 13
East Asian 39
East European 8
European American 24
Iberian 32
Iberian American 61
Jewish 3
Mediterranean European 20
Melungeon 1
Middle Eastern 36
North Asian 3
Northern European 15
Romani 4
South Asian 35
Southeast Asian 12

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 400 Populations

DNA Fingerprint Test Plus 18 Marker Ethnic Panel