Which country has the most redheads in the world?

Which country has the most "gingers" (redheaded people)?

  • Scotland
    50% (8)30% (6)39% (14)Vote
  • Wales
    6% (1)5% (1)6% (2)Vote
  • Ireland
    25% (4)45% (9)36% (13)Vote
  • Australia
    6% (1)10% (2)8% (3)Vote
  • New Zealand
    6% (1)0% (0)3% (1)Vote
  • Russia
    0% (0)5% (1)3% (1)Vote
  • Canada
    7% (1)5% (1)5% (2)Vote
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Most Helpful Girl

  • i think most of the redheads are in Canada because it's a big country with lots of people of Celtic descent (Irish, Scottish, Welsh) in most of the Canadian cities.

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Most Helpful Guy

  • In absolute numbers it's the United States, relative to population size it's Ireland, followed by Scotland/Northern Ireland.

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    • 2mo

      Awesome, did the USA had a population census with section about hair & eye color for classification purposes?

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    • 2mo

      @TatyanaTheEmpress I guess so.

    • 2mo

      Well, I think you are right, when I think about it more clearly, most Russians and Germans are blonde, it's quite possible that USA has the largest number of redheads.

What Girls Said 3

  • More than likely Scotland.

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  • The only two Irish people I've met in my life were redheads.
    Doesn't represent the whole population, tho.

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  • Whoever answered Ireland clearly hasn't been here. Most Irish people are dark haired.

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What Guys Said 5

  • Ireland and Scotland have the largest "percentage" of redheads in their population. However, the US has the largest "population" of redheads.

    Ireland and Scotland combined have a redhead population of roughly 720,000 however the US redhead population is believed to be between 6-18 million, which is the largest in the world. However, this 6-18 million is a needle in a haystack due to the US large population and large land size.

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    • 2mo

      Cool, did the USA had a population census with section about hair & eye color for classification purposes?

  • Scotland and Australia.

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  • There's a lot in the States as well. I'd say at least half of my family are red heads.

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  • Australia or Canada. More people, more redheads.

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  • Probably Australia, it's the largest and most populated country with high percentage of redheads. Canada is most likely the close second, although it's larger, but they have much less redheads.

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