The GAP – Country of Origin Charts page allows you to generate charts that display your project members’ direct paternal ancestor’s (Y-DNA) and direct maternal (mtDNA) ancestor’s country of origin and the number of project members who have that country of origin.

Note: The project members’ direct paternal and maternal country of origins are only displayed if the member provides this information on his or her myFTDNA account Genealogy – Earliest Known Ancestors page.

How to Access the GAP - Country of Origin Charts Page

To access this page:

  1. Sign in to your GAP account by entering your Project Administrator username and password.
  2. On the menu bar, click Member Reports > Country of Origin Charts. The Country of Origin Charts page is displayed.
GAP - Country of Origin Charts Page Overview

The GAP – Country of Origin Charts page contains the following fields and controls:

  • Type - Select one of the following:
    • Y-DNA - Include project members’ direct paternal countries of origin in the chart.
    • mtDNA - Include project members’ direct maternal countries of origin in the chart.
  • Subgroup - Select All to display the country of origin for all of your project members’ who have a country of origin listed for the Type you selected.
    • If you have subgroups created for your project, your subgroups are displayed as available options in this field. Select a subgroup to display the countries of origin for all members of the subgroup who have a country of origin listed for the Type you selected. Subgroups are created on the GAP – Member Subgrouping page.
  • Chart Type - Select one of the following:
    • Pie - Display countries of origin in a pie chart.
    • Column - Display countries of origin in a column chart.
    • Bar - Display countries of origin in a bar chart.
  • Chart Width - Enter a value for the width of your chart. The default is 800 pixels. For groups with project members from forty or more countries, increasing the chart’s height will improve the display of column charts.
  • Chart Height - Enter a value for the height of your chart. The default is 500 pixels. For groups with project members from twenty or more countries, increasing the chart’s height will improve the display of bar charts.
  • Table – Below the chart is a table that lists the information displayed in the chart: each country of origin and the number of project members who have that country of origin.