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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Institut national d’études démographiques (INED)
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Tel : 0156062000

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 :

« One in three women in France has an abortion at some point in her life » : affiche MPFP

Web carrousel n°2 :

  1. "How equal have the sexes become?" : CC SheeshWo
  2. "15 years of research at INED’s "Gender" unit : Ined
  3. "Task sharing in the home remains unequal" © Fotolia

Web carrousel n°3 :

"The family name given to children born in 2012" : CC-Marcello-Largoghibli

Web carrousel n°4 :

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


Topic file: "Unions: cohabitation, pacs, marriage" : © Fotolia

"Double sentence for manual workers : a shorter life in poorer health": CC Nouveau-CHUM

INED wishes: © Opixido

"Women’s rights: unfinished and fragile progress" : book cover editor Autrement


Research Professionals

Web carrousel n°1 :

" Fewer women having abortions in France but more repeat abortions" :  CC - display MPFP

Web carrousel n°2 :

  1. "Sexual debut of migrants analysed by gender" : © Fotolia
  2. "Gender research at INED: questions for Armelle Andro and Michel Bozon : Ined
  3. "Sex selective abortion in Eastern Europe": CC-WorldBankPhotoCollection

Web carrousel n°3  :

"Is the twin-boom in developed countries coming to an end?" : CC robertlafond2009

Web carrousel n°4 :

  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


Focus "INED 2015 wishes" : © Opixido

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


Latest news

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

Top stories/for specialist

" A world atlas of women " book cover editor Autrement

"Forty years after the Veil law" : CC - display MPFP

"Ron Lesthaeghe on fertily trends in Europe" : Ined

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

" The end of the twin boom ? " : CC Robert Lafond

"Women and housing" : CC Lanier





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