45% of persons aged 18-50 years in France say they have no religion

In 2008, 45% of persons aged 18-50 years living in metropolitan France stated they had no religion (the largest single share of those questioned). Catholicism has the greatest share of declared followers (43%), far ahead of Islam (8%). The T&O survey has estimated that approximately 4.1 million persons in France identify themselves as Muslims. Being from a Muslim country does not necessarily mean ...

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The population in graphs

An interactive system for comparing countries, mapping curves and viewing change in the population pyramid


Women’s rights: unfinished and fragile progress

Twenty years after the Beijing international conference on women, what can be said of women’s condition? The Atlas Mondial des Femmes brings to light the “paradoxes of emancipation,” such as fragile or incomplete progress and new forms of inequality. A scientific panorama, illustrated by over 120 maps and computer graphics

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