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Table 1 Numbers of genomes/WES per country and as a percent of the total population

From: How to design a national genomic project—a systematic review of active projects

Country Planned number of WES and/or genome analyses Country % of the population to be sequenced
China 100,000,000 Estonia 32.4572
USA +1,000,000 Ireland 8.1276
Estonia 430,000 China 7.1374
Ireland 400,000 Qatar 3.6400
Japan 250,000 Malta 0.8510
France 235,000 France 0.3503
Canada 130,000 Canada 0.3430
Qatar 100,000 Saudi Arabia 0.3098
Saudi Arabia 100,000 USA 0.3037
Turkey 100,000 Hong Kong 0.2658
UK 100,000 Japan 0.1984
Australia 25,000 Latvia 0.1974
Hong Kong 20,000 Finland 0.1809
Brazil 15,000 Singapore 0.1753
Finland 10,000 UK 0.1505
Taiwan 10,000 Turkey 0.1219
Thailand 10,000 Cyprus 0.1142
South Korea 10,000 Australia 0.0977
Singapore 10,000 Taiwan 0.0424
Mexico 10,000 Denmark 0.0283
Poland 5000 South Korea 0.0193
Malta 4200 Chile 0.0157
Latvia 3769 Thailand 0.0150
Russia 3000 Slovenia 0.0144
Chile 3000 Poland 0.0130
Denmark 1650 New Zealand 0.0121
Czech Republic 1055 United Arab Emirates 0.0102
Cyprus 1000 Czech Republic 0.0099
United Arab Emirates 1000 Mexico 0.0079
Vietnam 1000 Brazil 0.0072
Iran 800 Netherlands 0.0044
Netherlands 750 Uruguay 0.0023
New Zealand 600 Russia 0.0020
Slovenia 300 Vietnam 0.0010
Egypt 110 Iran 0.0010
Bangladesh 100 Egypt 0.0001
Uruguay 80 Bangladesh 0.0001