The world population
Population of 65 and over : Luxembourg 103,921
Life expectancy : France 83.5 Years


France Meslé honored for lifetime achievement by the EPC Award 2024

INED senior researcher emeritus F. Meslé was honored with the EPC Award 2024 at the European Population Conference for her outstanding career, including her major contribution to research into causes of death, her innovative method for reconstructing time series of mortality, and her work on supercentenarians.

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Ankit Sikarwar wins best poster award at the European Population Conference

Out of 74 candidates presenting their work at the June 2024 EPC, INED postdoctoral research fellow Ankit Sikarwar, working in the Institute’s DEMOSUD research unit, took the Poster Award 2024 for his poster on zones in sub-Saharan Africa exposed to multiple environmental pressures.

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The population in graphs

An interactive system for comparing countries, mapping curves and viewing change in the population pyramid