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: 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 :

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

Web carrousel n°2 :

"Young people from overseas départements in metropolitan France : who are they? " :  © michaeljung - Fotolia 

Web carrousel n°3 :

"Building Malaria prevention" : CC Gates Foundation

Web carrousel n°4 :

"Democratisation” of France’s PACS civil union " : © Richard Villalon - Fotolia

Web carrousel n°5 :

"Circulation of euro coins, indicator of people’s mobility" : © Richard Villalon - Fotolia

Web carrousel n°6 :

 "Child mortality: sharp inequalities worldwide" : CC Julien Harneis


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 :

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

Web carrousel n°2 :

"Occupational integration of young people from France’s overseas départements" : © michaeljung - Fotolia

Web carrousel n°3 :

"Building Malaria prevention" : CC Gates Foundation

Web carrousel n°4 :

"Reconfiguration of family policy in France" : CC-xoxoryan

Web carrousel n°5 :

"Circulation of euro coins, indicator of people’s mobility" : © Richard Villalon - Fotolia

Web carrousel n°6 :

"Child beggars in Madagascar: a form of family exploitation?" : CC Christian-Bachellie


Focus "French youth policy: critical analysis and recommendations" :  CC Fabonthemoon

 In our researcher’s own words : “INED’s gender equality supervisor” : Ined - Isabelle Brianchon


Top stories/for specialist

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

"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

"How are migration and environnment connected": CC News-Muse //CC blindranger

"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 

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