Demographic fact sheets

Rising number of homeless persons in France

Studies done by INSEE and INED in recent years have found that the number of homeless persons is rising. In metropolitan France in early 2012, the figure was 141,500 persons, nearly 50% more than in 2001. In towns or cities of at least 20,000 inhabitants, two in five homeless persons are women

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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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