Since its founding in 1953, CRÉDOC has been analysing and forecasting the behaviour of individuals and enterprises.
The 50 researchers (sociologists, economists, statisticians…) of the centre are organised in five interactive departments and manage a large field of studies in social and economic research. It includes its own survey division which conducts most kinds of telephone and face-to-face interviews.
CRÉDOC is above all active in the analysis of consumption and opinions, the evaluation of social and public policies, as well as SMEs topics and economic analysis of industries. Methodological research is a key competence of the centre but it has also carried out more than 3,000 operational projects for clients from both the public and the private sector.
CRÉDOC is the lead ENSR member in France.