In France, detailed levels of demographic analyses have been produced on a regular basis by the National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) (and more recently by the Observatoire des territories, established in 2004 under the aegis of DIACT
by: William Hobbins, MD, FABS, DABCT, FIACT and William Amalu, DC, DABCT, DIACT
These include the French state--notably DIACT
, the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Housing, and the Caisse des Depots et Consignations (2)--and also the European Union and a range of 40 organisations, including private sector companies, which belong to the MOT on an associative basis through the payment of subscriptions.
(1.) La Delegation Interministerielle a l'Amenagement et a la Competitivite des Territoires (site : diact
.gouv.fr) prend la suite de la DATAR ; l'association Entreprises, Territoires et Developpement assure le suivi et apporte une assistance methodologique aux procedures territoriales (site : projetdeterritoire.com).