What are the percentages of different eye colors?

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A person's eye color is determined by the amount and the pattern of pigment in the iris of the eye. How much pigment, and how it patterns, are determined by our genetic makeup, meaning your eye color depends on what color your parents and grandparents eyes were. The genetics of eye color are quite complex, with at least 3 different known pairs of genes that control eye color. The allele (member of gene pair) for brown eyes is dominant over the allele for green eyes, and they are both dominant over the allele for blue eyes.

Due to the recessive nature of blue eyes, it was long thought to be impossible for two blue-eyed people to have offspring of a different color. Parents with blue eyes are very likely to have children with blue eyes, though due to the complexity behind eye color genetics, there is a possibility that blue eyed parents will have a child of a different eye color. Because the likelihood that a person will have a particular eye color depends on their ancestry, different countries have different distributions of eye colors.

Brown is the most common eye color, with over half the population of the world sporting eyes of various hues of brown. About 8% of the world population has blue eyes, but in the United States about 17% of people are blue-eyed. Green is the least common eye color accounting for only about 1-2%, and is predominantly found in Northern and Central European populations, particularly in Iceland.
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