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US and UK intelligence services have been building a database of DNA collected in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Interpol's 2008 survey lists Albania as a country where a DNA database is planned.
Interpol's 2008 survey lists Algeria as a country where a DNA database is planned.
Argentina has a database containing DNA donated voluntarily by families whose children disappeared during the dictatorship. In 2011, a new law was introduced to create a DNA database of all persons convicted of sexual crimes.
In Australia each state operates its own DNA database and a national system allows profiles to be matched across states. Some states allow innocent people's DNA profiles to be retained.
In Austria, DNA profiles may be deleted and samples destroyed on acquittal but only on written application.