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 :

"Migrations between Africa and Europe: more than a one way trip" : CC SebDech

Web carrousel n°2 :

 "Risk of having a low birthweight baby higher for mothers with low education" : © Fotolia - FiCo74

Web carrousel n°3 :

"World Environnement Day,  5 June"  : CC RNW

Web carrousel n°4 :

"Who’s minding the children?" : CC umhu9 - Imgur

Web carrousel n°5 :

"Africa Day (May 25): a young continent confronted with ageing" : © Gilles Paire- Fotolia 


Topic file  "Discrimination and segregation " : © Fotolia

Demographic fact sheet : "Migration worldwide" : CC charamelody

The world population and me : © Ined - Opixido

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


Research Professionals

Web carrousel n°1 :

"No real "feminization" of migration flows from either Kinshasa or Dakar" : CC International Information Program

Web carrousel n°2 :

"Elfe survey: mother’s educational level affects risk for low birthweight in France : CC grantbeedle

Web carrousel n°3 :

"World Environnement Day, 5 June" : CC telemal

Web carrousel n°4 :

"Gender, parenting, working" : CC Scott Sherrill Mix

Web carrousel n°5 :

"The MAFE project: migrations from an African perspective" : CC  SebDech


Focus "Francesco Billari: transition to adulthood" :  Ined

 In our researcher’s own words : “Ageing, a research priority in Europe” : © GDR


Top stories/for specialist

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

"First cohabiting relationships: recent trends in France" : CC mark stosberg

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

"How are migration and environnment connected": CC blindranger

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




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