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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Webmaster : Kristina Hruska


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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 :

"Intercountry adoptions down by two thirds": © Andies - Fotolia

Web carrousel n°2 :

"AIDS still a source of discrimination in France": CC Jose Andres - œuvre Keith Haring

Web carrousel n°3 :

"Preventing forced marriages and helping victims of them": CC Tomasz Wagner

Web carrousel n°4 :

"Strong segregation in neighbohoods with high unemployment " : CC unautreroman

Web carrousel n°5 :

"Which children get a place in a nursery?" : © Petro Feketa - Fotolia 


Topic file  "Demography of sub-Saharan Africa " : © Living Legend - Fotolia

In our researcher’s own words : "Questions on the government plan to index family benefits on income" : CC charamelody

Imagine the population of tomorrow : © Ined - Opixido

Publication : "Masculinization of births in Eastern Europe" : CC  World Bank Photo Collection


Research Professionals

Web carrousel n°1 :

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

Web carrousel n°2 :

"The world AIDS epidemic has sharply receded" : CC iwan gabovitch

Web carrousel n°3 :

"Forced marriages: improving assitance to victimes": CC Tomasz Wagner

Web carrousel n°4 :

"Segregation in France particularly sharp in public housing" : CC inaki de luis 

Web carrousel n°5 :

"Places in childcare today" : © Petro Feketa - Fotolia


Focus "The effect of masculinization of births on the marriage market ":  CC Martha de Jong-Lantink

In our researcher’s own words : "The importance to analyse gender representations in school textbooks": Ined - Colette Confortès


Top stories/for specialist

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

"Imagine the population of tomorrow" : © Opixido - INED

"INED’s partnership with France Culture" : © France Culture

"A majority of people in France would prefer to die at home but few actually do so " : © Tsuboya - Fotolia

"As death approaches, most people in France are transferred to hospital" : © Westend61 - Fotolia

"What is the link between mothers’ level of education and low birthweight?" : © Fotolia//CC grantbeedle

"Campus Condorcet 2015/2016" : © Campus Condorcet -Conception LM communiquer & associés
Illustration Edoardo Cecchin 

"Francesco Billari: transition to adulthood" © INED

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