The world’s populations

Below you can access all the contents of the INED site on this topic, in all formats and from the least to the most specialised: multimedia content, publications, research projects, research mini-sites, selected links and others.

  • Graph and card

    World population by fertility (1950-2004)

    For each period, the graph plots the distribution of countries by their level of fertility. The countries are ranked by the mean number of children per woman. For each level of fertility, the curve shows the proportion of the world population living in a country where fertility is below that level.

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  • Memo

    The effect of masculinization of births on the marriage market

    By 2050 in China and India, the number of single men seeking to marry is expected to exceed the number of eligible women by over 50%. This suggests the degree of marriage market saturation.

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  • Memo

    Jacques Véron

    tells us about the Expert Group on Population Dynamics and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

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  • Video The talking skeletons-Science en Direct avec l’Esprit Sorcier

    The talking skeletons-Science en Direct avec l’Esprit Sorcier

    As part of the Fête de la Science 2021, Isabelle Seguy (researcher at INED) participates in the "Science en direct" program October 2021 Duration:9 min 25

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  • Figures

    Population by region and department

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