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


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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 :

  1. "The majority of immigrants in France are now women" : © Fotolia 
  2. "Interactive population maps with complete migration figures " : © Opixido
  3. "Ageing immigrants in France: what will the situation be in 2028?" : CC pedrosimoes7

Web carrousel n°2 :

"Men and women in France : still a way to go to reach equality ": CC kidoki

Web carrousel n°3 :

"Abortion in France" : CC Simon Blackley

Web carrousel n°4 : 

"Living with HIV and discrimination" : CC caribb

Web carrousel n°5 :

  1. « Prevenging forced marriages and helping victims of them : CC Tomasz-Wagner
  2. « International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: ©IRD - Favier-Marie-Noelle
  3.  « VIRAGE survey : acquiring better knowledge of violence : CC Manuel-W


Topic file: "Immigration and integration ": New Republic

"Dual nationality and national identity": CC  LucasTheExperience

Are you a demographer: © Opixido

Video: "European Fertility – Beyond the new Myths" : INED


Research Professionals

Web carrousel n°1 :

  1. "Migrations between Africa and Europe: all project content on one website" : CC Jeff Attaway
  2. "Interactive population maps with complete migration figures " : © Opixido
  3. "Temporary and return migration: a complete review of the literature" : CC lynnfriedman

Web carrousel n°2 :

"Gender in France: relation are evolving but inequality persists" : CC kidoki

Web carrousel n°3:

"French abortion statistics" : CC simon blackley

Web carousel  n°4 :

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

Web carousel n°5 :

  1. « Forced marriages: improving assistance to victims » : CC Tomasz-Wagner
  2.  "Violences and Gender : presentation of the VIRAGE survey » CC  Roy Costello 
  3.  « A fall in forced marriages in France» : CC Charles Roffey


Focus "The ELFE study: first findings on breastfeeding in french maternity clinics" : © Mitarart - Fotolia.com

Video : "European Fertility – Beyond the new Myths" : INED


Latest news

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

Top stories/for specialist

"A demographic perspective on gender inequality in France" : CC kidoki

"Abortion more frequent now among younger women in France" : CC Persian-Kin

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

"Social mobilization and political changes in the Middle East through the prism of gender" : CC hossam el hamalawy

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

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





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