About this website

The INED website offers a wide range of resources for the general public. It includes information on the Institute, on research in progress, events and publications. The "All about population" section gives access to statistics produced or analysed by INED. It also presents population questions in an entertaining and informative way via animations, games and fact sheets especially designed for use in the classroom.

The site is regularly updated.

We welcome your comments and questions. Send them to the webmaster at webmaster@ined.fr. You can also use the "contacts" page to send a message to a particular department.


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Institut national d’études démographiques (INED)
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Tel : 0156062000

Director of Publications: Chantal Cases

Editor in chief : Ariane Pailhé

Webmaster and webproject manager: Geneviève Bourge

Webmaster : Kristina Hruska


Design and production:Ined

Graphic design and development: Opixido

Photos credits

The images and illustrations on this site are from a variety of different sources and image banks, specifically Fotolia, the Flickr network, and the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement.

Copyrights and image rights are indicated either in the caption below the photo or the online photo file IPTCs.

Copyrights noted © and Creative Commons licences CC.

Credits for the images and illustrations in the news items and scrolling ou bien drop down menu sections may be found below:

About INED

  • Who we are?: © hary_cz - Fotolia.com
  • Partnerships and strategy: INED – Ariane Pailhé
  • International policy: © Brent Hofacker - Fotolia.com
  • Joining INED: INED-Colette Confortès

Latest News

  • Top stories: © James Thew - Fotolia.com
  • Top stories for specialists :  © atp
  • Scientific meetings :  © IUSSP
  • E-newsletter: © Brian Jackson - Fotolia.com
  • Press centre : © Fontanis - Fotolia.com


  • Research teams : CC Ashbeta
  • People : © Sergey Nivens - Fotolia.com
  • Research porjects :  CC Ars Electronica
  • PhD Students :  © Street Art- Nemo
  • Post-docs:  © Street Art- Nemo
  • Surveys:  © Street Art- Mesnager

Resources, methods

  • Library portal : INED-Colette Confortès
  • Readings on specific topics : CC JR_Paris
  • Selected links : © INFINITY - Fotolia.com
  • Statistical amalysis methods : INED-Colette Confortès
  • Survey methodology : INED-Gilles Pison

All about population

  • Data :  INED-Colette Confortès
  • Graphs and maps : © Opixido
  • Population games : © Opixido
  • Demographic fact sheets : © Gina Sanders - Fotolia.com
  • Vidéos  : © only4denn - Fotolia.com


"In our researchers’own words" portrait photos done by INED photographer Colette Confortès or  Raphaël Debengy


On today’s homepage 

General public

Web carrousel n°1 :

"Suicide in prison in France: the risk is higher for pre-trial detainees" : CC christian senger

Web carrousel n°2 :

"Discrimination in France: visible minorities the most strongly affected" : CC looking4poetry

Web carrousel n°3 :

"France and the United Kingdom: demographic "false twins"" : CC Stephanie Kilgast

Web carrousel n°4 :

"Progress in women’s rights found to be fragile" : © Louis Foecy

Web carrousel n°5 :

  1. "SLAM : 25 years of research in the Sahel" : Slam-Ined
  2. "A partnership with Mali’s statistical office INSTAT" :  Instat-Mali
  3. "Restoring survy findings to respondent population in Mali" : ©IRD - "Paris, Yves"


Topic file: "Health and ageing" : CC elenipap

"End-of-life in France 5 years after passage of the Leonetti Act": © Fotolia

Migrations worldwide : © Ined - Opixido

"Women’s rights: unfinished and fragile progress" : book cover editor Autrement


Research Professionals

Web carrousel n°1 :

"Suicide in prison in France: pre-trial detainees at higher risk" : CC christian senger

Web carrousel n°2 :

"How to measure discrimination?" : CC looking4poetry

Web carrousel n°3 :

"France and the United Kingdom: "Vive la différence!"" :  CC Stephanie Kilgast

Web carrousel n°4 :

"Women’s rights: the paradoxes of emancipation" :  CC Bora S Kamel

Web carrousel n°5 :

  1.   "SLAM : 25 years of research in the Sahel" : Slam-Ined
  2. "A partnership with Mali’s statistical office INSTAT" : Instat-Mali
  3. "Restoring survy findings to respondent population in Mali" : ©IRD - "Paris, Yves"

Web carrousel n°6 :

"Intercountry adoptions down dramatically over ten-year period" : CC-real00


Focus "The French End-of-life Survey: the last month of existence" : © Fotolia

Research tools : "The INED survey catalogue" : © Mesnager


Top stories/for specialist

"In the press this week" : INED - Colette Confortès

"France and the United Kingdom: demographic stability on the continent, stop-and-go across the Channel" CC Stephanie Kilgast

"Salon du livre de Paris" : © Salon du livre de Paris

"Atlas mondial des femmes" : © Autrement

"Women and housing" : CC Lanier





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