Global Resources

Database Creation & Expansion

As the world beings to catch on with and capitalize on advancing forensic DNA technology, GTH-GA stands ready to assist government officials realize their legislative desires and to guide the technology implmenetation process. Many current databases and their respective sizes of countries around the globe have been directly aided or established due to, in some part, GTH-GA efforts.

Global DNA Databases

 

Size of Global Databases

  • 2015 Figures
  • 2014 Figures
  • 2013 Figures
  • 2012 Figures
  • 2011 Figures
  • * estimate
  • Databases over 1 Million
  • China - 41,000,000
  • United States - 12,698,438
  • United Kingdom - 5,100,000
  • France - 3,068,243
  • Databases over 100,000
  • Germany - 849,907
  • Australia - 456,861
  • Japan - 400,000
  • Russia - 300,000*
  • Spain - 319,837
  • Canada - 328,526
  • Singapore - 240,000
  • Israel - 230,000
  • Netherlands - 224,669
  • Austria - 197,941
  • Switzerland - 176,758
  • Finland - 157,303
  • New Zealand - 145,512
  • Sweden - 151,931
  • Czech Republic - 171,519
  • Hungary - 137,661
  • Denmark - 112,829
  • Hong Kong - 100,000*
  • South Korea - 100,000
  • Databases over 50,000
  • Taiwan - 91,831
  • Jordan - 74,000
  • Chile - 72,603
  • UAE - 50,000
  • Databases under 50,000
  • Norway - 66,076
  • Latvia - 52,541
  • Slovakia - 51,826
  • Estonia - 42,618
  • Belarus - 35,000
  • Poland - 42,753
  • Croatia - 31,199
  • Slovenia - 31,003
  • Belgium - 35,991
  • Romania - 32,149
  • Kuwait - 25,000
  • Bahrain - 24,000
  • Panama - 15,000*
  • Macedonia - 17,094
  • Qatar - 7,000
  • Uruguay - 6,000
  • Oman - 5,000
  • Iceland - 5,000*
  • Portugal - 4,664
  • Barbados - 2,000
  • Brazil - 1,524

54 Countries, over 70 Million Offender Samples

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahrain
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Malaysia
  • Macedonia
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Panama
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay

CODIS

The FBI provides CODIS to countries that wish to utilize the CODIS software. To receive CODIS, contact the FBI legal attache assigned to the US Embassy in your country. GTH is not affiliated with CODIS or the FBI. GTH tracks the deployment of CODIS and has collected and posted the information below.