Which eye color is the rarest?

Which eye color is the rarest?

The man has an eye color that got him by inheritance. Basic color choices are not so many, but a large number of shades.

Most people on the planet brown eyes, the rarest eye color - green. According to statistics, a total of 2% of the population have green eyes. This color, however, like any other, determined by the amount of melanin in the body, at the green-eyed people it is less in people with brown eyes - more. The fact that the green color of eyes is very rare and consequently more "work" of the medieval Inquisition, when the ginger girl with green eyes were considered witches and burned at the stake.

Green eye color and its shades from gray-green to emerald distributed to the eastern and western Slavic peoples, in particular - the Germans and the Scots. But not only. For example, among the inhabitants of Iceland - a small island nation - green or blue eye color has almost 80% of the population in Turkey, almost 20% of green-eyed people, but in South America, Asia, the Middle East green eyes practically does not occur. See also:

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