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The Adolescent Atlas for Action (A3) is a suite of tools that summarizes the lives and needs of adolescents around the world to promote evidence-based decision-making.

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Easy-to-grasp analytics and data visualizations designed for the busiest stakeholders


Essential information on adolescents at global, national, and sub-national levels for over 100 countries


High-quality, up-to-date evidence curated by the Population Council

Announcement: Introducing the Adolescent and Young People (AY) Migration Dashboard

Data + Analytics

Dynamic dashboards with global, national, and sub-national insights to promote data-driven programs, policies, and investments. Click here for video tutorials on each dashboard. Visit the Resources page to learn more.


A dashboard mapping global, national, and sub-national data on key indicators of adolescent well-being.


A database of adolescent-relevant, national policies enacted around the world.


A catalog of more than 700 data sources on adolescents and young people living in low-and middle-income countries. 

A dashboard exploring gender gaps on key indicators of adolescent well-being.

A dashboard providing insights into migration among adolescents and young people.



Briefs and user guides that detail the data and methods behind our dashboards and help you get started.

A3 Insights

Data-driven narratives, ideas, and news to help connect the dots and create a holistic picture of adolescent experiences.


Latest News from the Adolescent Space

Population Council at UNGA (Sept 12-30)

The Population Council is thrilled to be hosting several events on the sidelines of UNGA 78. During these events, Council staff and partners will be discussing the nexus of education, gender, and climate; lived experiences of adolescent mothers and breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty; adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health; ending child marriage; and the current state of global health research and development.

Submit an A3 Insights for Publication in 2023!

Interested in authoring your own data-driven thought piece or commentary on adolescents? Email us at a3@popcouncil.org to learn more about how you can get published on the A3 Insights page.

About Us

The A3 was developed and is currently maintained by the GIRL Center at the Population Council with funding from the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

Stay current on the latest A3 data, resources, insights, and news and learn more about how you can use data to inform your decisions.