Table 1 Samples in the 1000 Genomes Project phase I integrated variant set
Full Population NameAbbreviationNo. Samples
African Ancestry in Southwest USASW61
Luhya in Webuye, KenyaLWK97
Yoruba in Ibadan, NigeriaYRI88
Total African ancestryAFR246
Colombian in Medellin, ColombiaCLM60
Mexican Ancestry in Los Angeles, CAMXL66
Puerto Rican in Puerto RicoPUR55
Total American ancestryAMR181
Han Chinese in Beijing, ChinaCHB97
Han Chinese South, ChinaCHS100
Japanese in Tokyo, JapanJPT89
Total Asian ancestryASN286
Utah residents (CEPH) with Northern and Western European ancestryCEU85
Toscani in ItaliaTSI98
British in England and ScotlandGBR89
Finnish in FinlandFIN93
Iberian populations in SpainIBS14
Total European ancestryEUR379
  • The Project has grouped these 1092 samples into four ancestry groups representing the “predominant component of ancestry”: African (AFR), American (AMR), Asian (ASN), and European (EUR) (Abecasis et al. 2012).