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elghund
15-01-12, 20:44
Does the Y-dna and mtDNA frequency distribution pages seen here (http://www.eupedia.com/europe/european_y-dna_haplogroups.shtml) and here (http://www.eupedia.com/europe/european_mtdna_haplogroups_frequency.shtml) take into account the recent immigration influx into the various European countries?

MOESAN
30-01-12, 22:30
some testing compagnies ask customers to give them date and localisation of their most ancient ascendant known (or supposed when speaking about fathers!) - but some surveys was made aside with medical purposes and in France I believe the remote origins of ancestors are not always the main preoccupation - so the data could be heterogenous and include recent immigration (what is RECENT immigration for you? 2 or 3 generations?)

Alan
02-02-12, 18:50
What kind of recent immigration are we talking here about? From my knowledge the large majority of the individuals have at least native Grandparents. Means both paternal and maternal Grandparents are native.

elghund
05-02-12, 21:12
What kind of recent immigration are we talking here about? From my knowledge the large majority of the individuals have at least native Grandparents. Means both paternal and maternal Grandparents are native.

According to this Wikipedia article (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immigration_to_Europe), 19% of France's total population was foreign born. Throughout Europe, immigration has significantly risen since WWII and has been escalating more since the eighties.

Alan
06-02-12, 12:26
According to this Wikipedia article (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immigration_to_Europe), 19% of France's total population was foreign born. Throughout Europe, immigration has significantly risen since WWII and has been escalating more since the eighties.

good point, but I believe only ethnic French people were tested cause this is also the case in other regions. The goal of Genetics is to determind historical movements and connections thats why I dont believe native born genetic foreigners are tested. Also the sample results indicate that I am right. cause the results seem to be close to Central Europeans.