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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Tel : 0156062000

Director of Publications: Magda Tomasini

Editor in chief : Marion Leturcq

Webmaster and web project manager: Geneviève Bourge

Writer : Sarah Féron

Design and production: INED

Graphic design and development: Opixido

Animation conception:"World population in graphs", "Migration worldwide", "World population maps", "The world population and me", "The family game", "Imagining tomorrow’s population" and "The world population", Gilles Pison

"All countries" Data : Arianna Caporali

"France" et "Europe and developped countries" data : Céline Barbillon, Catherine Sluse, Karine Sohler

Website Editorial Board

Nicolas Brouard
Fabrice Cahen
Mathilde Charpentier
Raphaël Laurent
Marion Leturcq
Gilles Pison
Martine Rousso-Rossmann
Catherine Sluse
Geneviève Bourge
Sarah Féron

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 menu sections may be found below:

About INED

  • Who we are?: © hary_cz - Fotolia.com
  • Partnerships and strategy: ©INED
  • International policy: © Brent Hofacker - Fotolia.com
  • Joining INED: ©INED
  • 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
  • Readings on specific topics : CC JR_Paris
  • Selected links : © INFINITY - Fotolia.com
  • Statistical amalysis methods : ©INED
  • Survey methodology : ©INED

All about population

  • Data :  ©INED
  • 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 Raphaël Debengy

On today’s homepage

Web carrousel n°1 :

"Migrations across the world": CC Icars

Web carrousel n°2 :

"Workplace gender equality": © École polytechnique - J.Barande CC

Web carrousel n°3 :

"The World Population and me": © Ined

Web carrousel n°4 :

"Being a single man in rural China": CC Silvia Sala

Web carrousel n°5 :

"From the beginnings of the French family planning movement (1956) to the 1967 Neuwirth law legalizing contraception in France" : CC Annabelle Shemer


Quiz "Demography questions and quizzes": CC Virtual EyeSee

Interview "Interview with Arnaud Bringé and Bénédicte Garnier of INED’s statistical methods department": © INED

Multimedia : "The population in graphs": © Ined - Opixido

Video : "Population pyramid": © Ined


Top stories/for specialist

"In the press this week" : ©INED

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