Allele Frequencies in World Populations

Populations Ethnicities Countries


To see complete reference for a Population please click on population name from the list shown below. You can filter populations by "Polymorphic Region" to reduce results.

Polymorphic Region: 


  Brazil (4)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Brazil Parana Afro BrazilianSouth and Central AmericaHLA 77
Brazil Rio de Janeiro BlackSouth and Central AmericaHLA 68
Brazil Rio Grande do Sul BlackSouth and Central AmericaHLA 248
Brazil Southeast Black CytokineSouth and Central AmericaCytokine110

  Burkina Faso (3)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Burkina Faso FulaniSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 49
Burkina Faso MossiSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 53
Burkina Faso RimaibeSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 47

  Cameroon (12)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
CameroonSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 126
Cameroon Baka PygmySub-Saharan AfricaHLA 10
Cameroon Bakola PygmySub-Saharan AfricaHLA 50
Cameroon BamilekeSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 77
Cameroon Bamileke 2Sub-Saharan AfricaHLA 35
Cameroon BetiSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 174
Cameroon EwondoSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 38
Cameroon PodokwoSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 43
Cameroon SaaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 172
Cameroon SawaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 13
Cameroon UldemeSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 35
Cameroon YaoundeSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 92

  Cape Verde (2)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Cape Verde Northwestern IslandsSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 62
Cape Verde Southeastern IslandsSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 62

  Central African Republic (3)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Central African Republic Aka PygmySub-Saharan AfricaHLA 93
Central African Republic Bagandu Biaka KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 69
Central African Republic Mbenzele PygmySub-Saharan AfricaHLA 36

  Colombia (5)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Colombia African pop 2South and Central AmericaHLA 38
Colombia Northwest ChocoSouth and Central AmericaHLA 20
Colombia Providencia Island AfricanSouth and Central AmericaHLA 30
Colombia San Basilio de Palenque South and Central AmericaHLA 42
Colombia West CaucaSouth and Central AmericaHLA 20

  Congo (Kinshasa) (3)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Congo Kinshasa BantuSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 90
Congo Kinshasa expatriates living in BelgiumSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 75
Congo Kinshasa Ituri Forest Mbuti KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 38

  Congo, Republic of the (1)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Congo Teke KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 49

  Costa Rica (1)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Costa Rica African -Caribbean (G)South and Central AmericaHLA 102

  Ecuador (2)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Ecuador AfricanSouth and Central AmericaHLA 58
Ecuador African pop2South and Central AmericaHLA 45

  England (1)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
England West Midlands Afro Caribbean KIREuropeKIR 54

  Equatorial Guinea (2)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Equatorial Guinea Bioko Island BubiSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 100
Equatorial Guinea Bioko Island Bubi KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 95

  Ethiopia (2)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Ethiopia AmharaNorth AfricaHLA 98
Ethiopia OromoNorth AfricaHLA 83

  Gabon (3)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Gabon Haut-Ogooue DiengaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 167
Gabon KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 54
Gabon LambareneSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 120

  Gambia (3)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
GambiaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 146
Gambia pop 2Sub-Saharan AfricaHLA 100
Gambia pop 3Sub-Saharan AfricaHLA 939

  Ghana (6)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
GhanaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 42
Ghana Accre Asutuare AkanSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 429
Ghana Ga-AdangbeSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 131
Ghana Ga-Adangbe KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 131
Ghana KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 41
Ghana Prampram KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 154

  Guinea-Bissau (5)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Guinea BissauSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 65
Guinea Bissau BalantaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 48
Guinea Bissau BijagoSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 23
Guinea Bissau FulaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 31
Guinea Bissau PapelSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 25

  Ivory Coast (2)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Ivory Coast Abidjan KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 25
Ivory Coast Adiopodoume AkanSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 44

  Jamaica (1)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
JamaicaSouth and Central AmericaHLA 132

  Kenya (5)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
KenyaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 144
Kenya KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 1,000
Kenya LuoSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 265
Kenya NandiSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 240
Kenya, Nyanza Province, Luo tribeSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 100

  Liberia (1)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Liberia Bong CountySub-Saharan AfricaHLA 110

  Mali (1)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Mali BandiagaraNorth AfricaHLA 138

  Martinique (1)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
MartiniqueSouth and Central AmericaHLA 100

  Mozambique (1)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
MozambiqueSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 202

  Nigeria (9)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
NigeriaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 258
Nigeria Benin Yoruba KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 75
Nigeria Enugu Ibo KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 48
Nigeria KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 164
Nigeria Southwest Abanla YorubaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 130
Nigeria Zaria Hausa KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 37
Nigeria South Efik MICSub-Saharan AfricaMIC 32
Nigeria South Igbo MICSub-Saharan AfricaMIC 46
Nigeria South Yoruba MICSub-Saharan AfricaMIC 74

  Rwanda (2)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
RwandaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 280
Rwanda Kigali Hutu and TutsiSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 281

  Sao Tome and Principe (2)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Sao Tome Island AngolarSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 32
Sao Tome Island ForroSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 66

  Senegal (3)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Senegal DakarSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 112
Senegal KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 118
Senegal Niokholo MandenkaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 165

  South Africa (10)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
South Africa Black African KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 167
South Africa Carletonville Gauteng KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 81
South Africa Limpopo VendaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 117
South Africa Natal ZuluSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 100
South Africa San KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 91
South Africa TswanaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 41
South Africa WorcesterSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 159
South Africa Xhosa KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 50
South African BlackSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 142
South Africa Natal Region Zulu CytokineSub-Saharan AfricaCytokine86

  Sudan (3)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Sudan Central RegionNorth AfricaHLA 97
Sudan KhartoumNorth AfricaHLA 98
Sudan South NubaNorth AfricaHLA 46

  Tanzania (4)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Tanzania Dodoma KongwaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 212
Tanzania KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 77
Tanzania MaasaiSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 336
Tanzania pop 2 KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 67

  Trinidad and Tobago (2)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Trinidad AfricanSouth and Central AmericaHLA 67
Trinidad Africans KIRSouth and Central AmericaKIR 62

  Uganda (5)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Uganda BagandaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 47
Uganda KampalaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 161
Uganda Kampala KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 492
Uganda Kampala pop 2Sub-Saharan AfricaHLA 175
Uganda Baganda CytokineSub-Saharan AfricaCytokine115

  United States (31)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
USA African AmericanNorth AmericaHLA 252
USA African American BethesdaNorth AmericaHLA 187
USA African American KIRNorth AmericaKIR 569
USA African American KIR pop 2North AmericaKIR 100
USA African American pop 2North AmericaHLA 149
USA African American pop 3North AmericaHLA 564
USA African American pop 4North AmericaHLA 2,411
USA African American pop 5North AmericaHLA 38
USA African American pop 6North AmericaHLA 42
USA African American pop 7North AmericaHLA 193
USA African American pop 8North AmericaHLA 605
USA Boston KIRNorth AmericaKIR 53
USA California African American KIRNorth AmericaKIR 58
USA California African American pop 2 KIRNorth AmericaKIR 92
USA Colorado Univ Cord Blood Bank African AmericanNorth AmericaHLA 261
USA NMDP AfricanNorth AmericaHLA 28,557
USA NMDP African AmericanNorth AmericaHLA 412,861
USA NMDP African American pop 2North AmericaHLA 416,581
USA NMDP Black South or Central AmericanNorth AmericaHLA 4,889
USA NMDP Caribean BlackNorth AmericaHLA 33,328
USA OPTN African AmericanNorth AmericaHLA 1,510
USA Southeast African AmericanNorth AmericaHLA 112
USA African American CytokineNorth AmericaCytokine691
USA African American Heart Recs CytokineNorth AmericaCytokine39
USA N Carolina African American CytokineNorth AmericaCytokine42
USA Pennsylvania Heart Recipients Af Amer CytokineNorth AmericaCytokine19
USA Southeast African American CytokineNorth AmericaCytokine250
USA Upstate NY Af Am Renal Recs CytokineNorth AmericaCytokine16
USA African American MICNorth AmericaMIC 201
USA African American MIC pop 2North AmericaMIC 39
USA Boston African American MICNorth AmericaMIC 60

  Zambia (2)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
ZambiaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 256
Zambia LusakaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 44

  Zimbabwe (5)  
PopulationRegionStudySample Size
Zimbabwe Harare KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 97
Zimbabwe Harare ShonaSub-Saharan AfricaHLA 230
Zimbabwe Harare Shona pop2Sub-Saharan AfricaHLA 108
Zimbabwe KIRSub-Saharan AfricaKIR 93
Zimbabwe Harare Shona CytokineSub-Saharan AfricaCytokine118


Allele frequency net database (AFND) 2020 update: gold-standard data classification, open access genotype data and new query tools
Gonzalez-Galarza FF, McCabe A, Santos EJ, Jones J, Takeshita LY, Ortega-Rivera ND, Del Cid-Pavon GM, Ramsbottom K, Ghattaoraya GS, Alfirevic A, Middleton D and Jones AR Nucleic Acid Research 2020, 48:D783-8.
Liverpool, U.K.

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