Must-Know Eye Color Statistics [Recent Analysis]

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"Approximately 79% of the world’s population has brown eyes."

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"Green eyes are the rarest occurring in only 2% of the world’s population."

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"Only 8-10% of humans can boast of blue eyes."

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"Brown is the most common eye color in regions like Asia, Africa, and America."

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"As low as 1/6th of the American population has blue eyes."

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"Blue-eyed people share a common ancestor with every other blue-eyed person in the world."

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"The percentage of light-eyed people in Estonia is nearly 99%."

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"Heterochromia, a condition in which a person has two different eye colors, occurs in less than 1% of the population."

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"In a genetic study conducted on the island of Mykonos (Greece), it was found that 25% of the population has green eyes."

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"Approximately half of the inhabitants of the Ribera del Júcar region in Spain have blue or green eyes."

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"Approximately 17% of individuals in Iceland possess the traits for green eyes, making it the highest in the world."

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"89% of people in the world have brown eyes, making it the most common eye color."

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"Nearly 99.5% of all humans have brown eyes in East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Africa."

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