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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Editor in chief : Ariane Pailhé

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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.

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About INED

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  • Partnerships and strategy: © Ined – Ariane Pailhé
  • International policy: © Brent Hofacker - Fotolia.com
  • Joining INED: © Ined-Colette Confortès

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  • 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

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  • 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 : 

"Living with HIV and discrimination" : CC caribb

Web carrousel n°2 : 

  1. ""Democratisation" of France’s PACS civil union " : CC Mathieu Prentout
  2. "The age for getting PACSed almost the same as for getting married" CC Mathew Trevino Houston photographer
  3. "15th anniversary of the PACS civil union in France: the figures" : © Fotolia - Richard Villalon

Web carousel n°3 :

"Germany: surprises of the first census taken since the fall of the Berlin Wall" : CC Vivao Pictures

 Web carousel  4 :

"Statistics: the wolrd’s falling fertility : © Ined

Web carousel  5:

"Young people, anorexia and bulimia-a viedo lecture by Claire Scodellaro" : © aleshin - Fotolia.com


Topic file: "Health and aging": CC elini pap

Homepage for professionals: © Ined - Kristina Hruska

Are you a demographer: © Opixido

Video: "John Wilmoth’s conference" : DR J.R Wilmoth


Research Professionals

Web carousel  n°1 :

"HIV and discrimination: the ANRS-Vespa2 survey" : CC caribb

Web carousel 2 :

  1. "Democratisation of France’s PACS civil union" : CC Mathieu Prentout
  2. "The age for getting PACSed almost the same as for getting married" : CC MFer Photography CC
  3. "15th anniversary of the PACS civil union in France: the figures" : © Fotolia - Richard Villalon

Web carousel  n°3 :

"German demography 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall" : CC CC Vivao Pictures

Web carousel  n°4 :

"Maternity leave, parental leave-how does France compare?" : CC julia menzerova

Web carousel 5 :

"Life-history anamysis: studying "fuzzy states" : CC Jocelyn Kinghorn


Focus : Population Journal © Cairn

Just released : "Renewing the Family : A History of the Baby Boomers" CC Whiskeygonebad


Latest news

"In the press this week" : © Ined - Colette Confortès

Top stories

" One in four HIV-positive persons in France reports having suffered discriminatory treatment" : CC ies.ben al jatib © Daniel Sancho

"A girl or a boy? Nearly nine in ten parents want to know before their child is born" : CC francediplomatie

"On ne connaît plus femme ou homme par hasard" : © 2014 Campus Condorcet

"Questions on the government plan to index family benefits on income" : © Fotolia

Top stories for specialist

"Thesis defences" : CC Stefan Schmidlin

"ANRS-Vespa2 Survey: 26% of persons with HIV in France report discrimination" CC Emilio Panizo

"Femme et habitat : une question de genre" : CC Lanier67

" Conférence de Ron Lesthaeghe" : DR

 "An analysis of the current debate on family in France" : © Fotolia

"Seven in ten mothers breastfeed their newborn" : CC OhKyleL

"Colloque Des Lieux aux liens " : © Lili-Ined




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