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The new 23andMe experience, starting in 2016 and replacing the old version of other customers the early months of 2017, has been a disappointment for many veteran users. One major let down is that it is no longer possible to search for people with whom to share by location or other profile fields unless these people appear in our DNA Relatives (which means that they must share at least one DNA segment). I thought it would be a good opportunity to share our results here. My aim is to compile a frequency table by country and region, so that people understand better how they compare with other individuals from the same region or from the rest of Europe.

Please only share your results if all your ancestors come from the same country! Kindly also mention your ancestral region(s) within that country so that results can be classify more accurately.
 
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Here is a table based on the results I have already received.

EDIT: I have now made distribution maps of the main 23andMe admixtures.


Country/RegionBroadly
South European
Iberian Sardinian Italian Balkans Broadly
Northwest European
British & IrishFrench & GermanScandinavian Finnish East European
Albania (n=12)7.6002.786.90.400000.4
Belgium (n=57)2.20.90.10.70.228.320.239.12.70.10.2
Belgium - Flanders (n=33)1.60.80.10.6029.12236.13.80.10.3
Belgium - Wallonia (n=24)3.21.20.11.30.427.217.542.41.300.1
Bosnia (n=3)5.800068.10.80.200016.5
Bulgaria (n=10)12005.567.31.400006.8
Croatia (n=5)5.7000.465.12.601.20015.9
Cyprus (n=5)3.900430.2000000
Czech Republic (n=7)2.70009.115.70.841.2052.9
Denmark (n=27)0.1000.103417.17.938.50.10.4
England (n=22)1.10.100022.956.8123.90.10
France - northern half (n=11)5.32.50.11.90.222.624.630.2100
Germany (n=6)20.201.10.330.911.2376.60.15.2
Greece (n=48)11.70013.370.40.700000.9
Greece - Aegean Islands (n=6)16.60044.423.40.200000.1
Ireland (n=43)0.100003.494.90.80.300
Italy - Lombardy (n=24)17.230.247.91.413.42.57.9000
Italy - Sicily (n=50)10.70.50.272.82.20.50.10.1000
Italy - South (n=5)9.70.1072.54.3400000
Italy - Tuscany (n=12)13.91.1066.44.26.71.61.200.20.1
Italy - Veneto (n=46)19.220.1333.917.62.111.90.10.10.4
Kosovo (n=5)3.9000.992.60.100000.4
FYR Macedonia (n=4)13.1002.971.41.100006.1
Montenegro (n=2)5.2000.285.81.71.10004.1
Netherlands (n=18)0.90.100.3031.622.224.412.50.10
Norway (n=6)0.2000017.28.31.664.86.80
Portugal (n=30)16.25905.70.18.30.92.5000
Romania (n=12)11.6003.266.62.300.9006.7
Serbia (n=16)5.30.100.375.51.600.3009
Slovakia (n=16)3.6000.110.613.41.43.51052
Sweden (n=8)0.2000019.24.1260.59.32
 
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My results:
Balkan 61.7%
Italian 15%
Broadly South European: 15.4%
Eastern European: 2.5%
French & German: 0.2%
Broadly Northwest European: 1.4%
Ashkenazi: 0.1%
 
I have also collected many results from mainland Greece, here are the averages:

Greece mainland (n=48)
Balkan: 70.04%
Italian: 13.35%
Broadly South European: 11.69%
East European: 0.89%
Northwest European: 0.67%
Middle Eastern & North African: 0.69%
East Asian & Native American: 0.10%

The islanders score higher Italian than Balkan and they usually score more than 4% Middle Eastern & North African (with frequencies up to 10% sometimes)
 
I have also collected many results from mainland Greece, here are the averages:

Greece mainland (n=48)
Balkan: 70.04%
Italian: 13.35%
Broadly South European: 11.69%
East European: 0.89%
Northwest European: 0.67%
Middle Eastern & North African: 0.69%
East Asian & Native American: 0.10%

The islanders score higher Italian than Balkan and they usually score more than 4% Middle Eastern & North African (with frequencies up to 10% sometimes)


That's fantastic! It will much faster to add new country averages at this rhythm. ;)
 
Albanian average (n=8)
Balkan 89.45%
Italian 1.26%
Broadly South European 6.8%
East European 0.11%
Northwest European 0.48%
Middle Eastern & North African 0.01%
East Asian 0.14%
 
Bulgarian average (n=7)
Balkan 65.3%
Italian 6.03%
Broadly South European 13.38%
East European 6.37%
Northwest European 1.56%
Middle Eastern & North African 0.54%
East Asian 0.3%
 
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Romanian average (n=8)
Balkan 67.46%
Italian 2.67%
Broadly South European 11.39%
East European 6.32%
French & German 0.19%
Broadly Northwest European 2.49%
Middle Eastern & North African 0.57%
East Asian 0.4%
South Asian 0.3%
 
Greek Aegean Islands (n=6)
Balkan 23.43%
Italian 44.42%
Broadly South European 16.59%
East European 0.15%
Broadly Northwest European 0.17%
Middle Eastern & North African 11.73%
East Asian 0.17%
 
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Kosovo (n=5)
Balkan 92.6%
Italian 0.88%
Broadly South European 3.92%
East European 0.4%
Broadly Northwest European 0.12%
 
Updated data thanks to more people sharing with me

Bulgaria (n=10)
Balkan 67.34%
Italian 5.52%
Broadly South European 11.97%
East European 6.81%
Broadly Northwest European 1.38%
Middle Eastern & North African 0.4%
East Asian 0.28%

Romania (n=12)
Balkan 66.64%
Italian 3.19%
Broadly South European 11.61%
East European 6.73%
French & German 0.87%
Broadly Northwest European 2.34%
Middle Eastern & North African 0.5%
East Asian 0.51%

Albania (n=10)
Balkan 88.68%
Italian 1.8%
Broadly South European 6.89%
East European 0.25%
Broadly Northwest European 0.44%
Middle Eastern & North African 0.03%
East Asian 0.02%

Croatia (n=5)
Balkan 65.08%
Italian 0.44%
Broadly South European 5.72%
East European 15.88%
French & German 1.18%
Broadly Northwest European 2.62%
East Asian 0.2%
 
My mother number below ................. western Treviso Province, veneto region, italy


Southern European 58.6%


Italian 36.4%

Balkan 5.6%

Iberian 0.0%
Sardinian 1.2%

Broadly Southern European 15.2%

Northwestern European 36.6 %


French & German 23.2%

British & Irish 3.6%

Broadly Northwestern European 9.6%

Ashkenazi Jewish 0.4%






my wife's numbers .............eastern Treviso Province, Veneto region, Italy

Southern European 49.6%


Italian 26.2%

Iberian 6.4%

Broadly Southern European 17.0%

Northwestern European 45.2%


French & German 17.8%

Broadly Northwestern European 27.6%

Ashkenazi Jewish 0.0%
 
My mother number below ................. western Treviso Province, veneto region, italy


Southern European 58.6%


Italian 36.4%

Balkan 5.6%

Iberian 0.0%
Sardinian 1.2%

Broadly Southern European 15.2%

Northwestern European 36.6 %


French & German 23.2%

British & Irish 3.6%

Broadly Northwestern European 9.6%

Ashkenazi Jewish 0.4%






my wife's numbers .............eastern Treviso Province, Veneto region, Italy

Southern European 49.6%


Italian 26.2%

Iberian 6.4%

Broadly Southern European 17.0%

Northwestern European 45.2%


French & German 17.8%

Broadly Northwestern European 27.6%

Ashkenazi Jewish 0.0%
My own statistics for Venetians (roots in TV and BL provinces mainly) based on 12 samples to which I have access, including 2 (my father and I) with a little "touch" of MN and 1 with a little touch of UD. :) The scores don't total 100% because of the rounding down, and I discarded those below 0,1%.

- Southern European: 55,3
italian: 31.0
balkan: 4.1
iberian: 1.3
sardinian: 0.1
broadly S.E.: 18.3
- Northwestern European: 36.2
french & german: 15.5
british & irish: 2.7

scandinavian: 0.1
broadly NW.E.: 18.2
- Eastern European: 0.2
- Ashkenazi Jewish: 0.2
- Broadly European: 8.0


My mother presents the highest Balkan % (7.6) from the list, followed by my father (7.1). I have the highest Iberian % (4.9) and Scandinavian % (0.8).

Excluding those 3:

- Southern European: 52,8
italian: 30.0
balkan: 3.5
iberian: 1.1
sardinian: 0.2
broadly S.E.: 17.3
- Northwestern European: 38.4
french & german: 17.7
british & irish: 1.5
scandinavian: 0.1
broadly NW.E.: 19.0
- Ashkenazi Jewish: 0.2
- Broadly European: 8.3

The statistics below are more accurate, because they include many more samples (from all parts of Veneto, I guess). They have been done some months ago by a 23andMe user from Veneto.
Veneto (n=38), Lombardy (n=24), Tuscany (n=12) and Sicily (n=50):
 
My own statistics for Venetians (roots in TV and BL provinces mainly) based on 12 samples to which I have access, including 2 (my father and I) with a little "touch" of MN and 1 with a little touch of UD. :) The scores don't total 100% because of the rounding down, and I discarded those below 0,1%.

- Southern European: 55,3
italian: 31.0
balkan: 4.1
iberian: 1.3
sardinian: 0.1
broadly S.E.: 18.3
- Northwestern European: 36.2
french & german: 15.5
british & irish: 2.7

scandinavian: 0.1
broadly NW.E.: 18.2
- Eastern European: 0.2
- Ashkenazi Jewish: 0.2
- Broadly European: 8.0


My mother presents the highest Balkan % (7.6) from the list, followed by my father (7.1). I have the highest Iberian % (4.9) and Scandinavian % (0.8).

Excluding those 3:

- Southern European: 52,8
italian: 30.0
balkan: 3.5
iberian: 1.1
sardinian: 0.2
broadly S.E.: 17.3
- Northwestern European: 38.4
french & german: 17.7
british & irish: 1.5
scandinavian: 0.1
broadly NW.E.: 19.0
- Ashkenazi Jewish: 0.2
- Broadly European: 8.3

The statistics below are more accurate, because they include many more samples (from all parts of Veneto, I guess). They have been done some months ago by a 23andMe user from Veneto.
Veneto (n=38), Lombardy (n=24), Tuscany (n=12) and Sicily (n=50):


This is great! I have added the percentages. Maybe I should combine your results of Veneto with those from the pie chart? Do you know if your results are already included?
 
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It's amazing that Greek Aegean Islands have more 'Italian' than Veneto and Friuli and almost as much as Lombardy! Could it be because of Roman and/or Venetian colonisation? I wonder if they also look more Italian than the Greek average?
 
Now we badly need data from Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and all Baltic and Slavic countries.

I have about 10 results from France, but the regional disparities are so huge that it's useless to group Gascons with Bretons, Central French or Provençals. Gascons are genetically Spanish, while Bretons are like the British. Neither look French in the Ancestry Composition.
 
It's amazing that Greek Aegean Islands have more 'Italian' than Veneto and Friuli and almost as much as Lombardy! Could it be because of Roman and/or Venetian colonisation? I wonder if they also look more Italian than the Greek average?

Aegean Islanders + Cretans and Anatolian Greeks (mostly the non-Pontic ones) score really high "italian" on 23andme. The pattern is: the bigger the MENA they show, the higher the "italian".

If they look more "italian" (the Aegean Islanders), I would not say so. Here are 3 famous Aegeans:

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This is an artifact of 23andme's terrible Balkan cluster. It includes Greece (a sample from Thessaly, plus their Greek members, which is a small number of people) and Malta, but also all the more northern Balkan states as well. The "Italian" percentage for people from the mainland and from the islands is just the "excess" Italian like ancestry over and above the average already present in the Balkan cluster.

Islanders, having less of the northern Balkans type ancestry will obviously get more "extra" Italian like ancestry. It's as simple as that, I think.
 
Islanders, having less of the northern Balkans type ancestry will obviously get more "extra" Italian like ancestry. It's as simple as that, I think.

Yes.
And they obviously have more "italian-like" ancestry, because 23andme clients from Italy, are usually American-Italians with roots from the South/Sicily.

This Balkan cluster is really problematic there.
 
All my recent ancestry is norman My 4 grandparents are from Lower Normandy, Cotentin pensinsula.

Northwestern European 90.3%
British & Irish 41.6%
French & German 14.3%
Scandinavian 1.0%
Finnish < 0.1%


Broadly Northwestern European 33.3%


Southern European 4.4%
Iberian 1.7%
Broadly Southern European 2.8%
Eastern European 1.0%
Ashkenazi Jewish 0.3%
Broadly European 3.8%


Sub-Saharan African 0.1%
 

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