The world population
Average number of children per woman : China 1.59
Population density : France 119.1 Inhabitants/sq kilometer


Campus Condorcet construction moving forward

The structural works begun in summer 2016 Aubervilliers site will soon be finished. INED will move in 2019 to its new offices in a seven-storey building on the Cours des Humanités

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2019 Young Author Prize

PhD students and young researchers in population studies are invited to submit original articles for the 2019 Young Author Prize of Population, INED’s quarterly bilingual French-English journal. Submission deadline November 5, 2018.

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Quiz - Are you a demographer?

Try our quizzes to test your knowledge of the population. "Are you a demographer?" has three levels - easy, intermediate and difficult - each with 10 general knowledge questions