was called the “mother of peoples” by early historians and was the home of many of the barbarian tribes that overran the Roman Empire. Between 1820 and 1930, approximately 1.3 million Swedes, a third of the country’s population, emigrated to North America, and most of them to the United States. There are more than 4.4 million Swedish Americans according to a 2006 U.S. Census Bureau estimate. In Canada, the community of Swedish ancestry is 330,000 strong.
There are two data sets that have been incorporated into DNA Consultants’ method.
Source publication: Swedish (population 355): STR data for the AmpFlSTR Identifiler loci from Swedish population in comparison to European, as well as with non-European population, FSI, 2008, e49-e52. Swedish (population 453): ENFSI DNA WG STR Population Database v. 2. (strbase.org).[Population 355, 453]