17.8.14

AVERAGE FACES BY COUNTRY

People from different nations look different. This is no surprise. These differences are rooted in ancestral genetic links that form a crucial part of our identity. We often create, normally accurate, stereotypes about what people from different countries look like.

Recently, I stumbled across a website that conglomerated faces and showed the average facial phenotype for each country. Here are the results:


Average White American Male


Average White American Female

Average Spaniard Male
Average Spaniard Male

Average Spaniard Female
Average Spaniard Female


Average French Male
Average French Male

Average French Female
Average French Female

Average Irish Male
Average Irish Male

Average Irish Woman
Average Irish Woman

Average English Man
Average English Man

Average English Woman
Average English Woman

Average Russian Man
Average Russian Man


Average Russian Woman

Average German Male
Average German Male

 

Average German Woman

Average Polish Male
Average Polish Male

Average Polish Woman
Average Polish Woman

Average Romanian Male
Average Romanian Male

Average Romanian Female
Average Romanian Female

Average Greek Male
Average Greek Male

Average Greek Female
Average Greek Female


Average Italian Man

Average Italian Woman
Average Italian Woman


Average Swedish Man

Average Swedish Female
Average Swedish Female


Average Finnish Man

Average Finnish Female
Average Finnish Female

Average Latvian and Lithuanian Female
Average Latvian and Lithuanian Female

Average Swiss Man
Average Swiss Man

Average Swiss Woman
Average Swiss Woman

Average Welsh Woman
Average Welsh Woman


Average Hungarian (Magyar) Man


Average Hungarian Woman


Average Austrian Man


Average Austrian Female


Average Czech Man


Average Czech Woman


Average Ukrainian Man


Average Ukrainian Woman


Average Serbian Man


Average Serbian Woman


Average Dutch Man


Average Dutch Woman


Average Belgian Male


Average Belgian Female