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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Director of Publications: Magda Tomasini

Editor in chief : Marion Leturcq

Webmaster and web project manager: Geneviève Bourge

Writer : Sarah Féron

Design and production: INED

Graphic design and development: Opixido

Website Editorial Board

Nicolas Brouard
Fabrice Cahen
Mathilde Charpentier
Élise de La Rochebrochard
Raphaël Laurent
Marion Leturcq
Sophie Pennec
Gilles Pison
Martine Rousso-Rossmann
Catherine Sluse
Geneviève Bourge
Sarah Féron

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 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 :

"Au-delà de la crise des migrants : décentrer le regard" : CC Climatalk.in

Web carrousel n°2 :

 "Residential autonomy at age 85 and over in France (publication)" : CC Chris Marchant

Web carrousel n°3 :

"On Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) (publication)" : DR

Web carrousel n°4 :

"First Findings of the Violence and gender relations survey (Virage) (publication)" : DR

Web carrousel n°5 :

"The construction of academic inequalities in France": CC La Fabulerie


Topic file "Migrations"

Multimedia "Are you a demographer" : © Ined - Opixido

Zoom "Climate change and migrations" : DR

Publication "Recent demographic developments in France" : CC Vin on the move


Research Professionals

Web carrousel n°1 :

"Au-delà de la crise des migrants : décentrer le regard" : CC Climatalk.in

Web carrousel n°2 :

"Considerable residential autonomy among people aged 85 and over in France, greater regional disparities" : CC Chris Marchant

Web carrousel n°3 :

"On Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) (publication)" : DR

Web carrousel n°4 :

"Violence and gender relations : first findings of the Virage survey" : DR

Web carrousel n°5 :

"Academic trajectories and performance inequalities in France" : CC La Fabulerie


Focus "Climate change and population displacement":  DR

Publication "Recent demographic developments in France": CC Vin on the move


Top stories/for specialist

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

"1939-1945. Une démographie dans la tourmente " : © AKG-Images

 "The Myanmar census counts 15% fewer people than excepted" : CC AX

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