Bolton Adult Activity Levels May 2018-19

73.2% of adults in Bolton are moving, at least 30 minutes a week, equivalent to 164,400 adults. This is an improvement since baseline (November 2015-16) of 2.4% and 6,400 adults.

Bolton activity levels

  • Similarly an improvement in the last year:
    • in the last 12 months (since May 2017-18) of 2.0% or 4,700 more adults moving
    • in the last 6 months (since November 2017-18) of 2.3%.
  • Bolton have closed the difference since baseline (November 2015-16) and are now similar to the Greater Manchester (GM) average of 73.3%.

Bolton % adults moving

There are significant inequalities in inactivity levels across people within a place.

  • Inactivity has decreased since 2015-16 for all demographics in Bolton below, apart from disability and 16-34 years.
  • It is highest for those aged 75+, those with a disability and those from lower socio-economic backgrounds (NS SEC 6-8).

Bolton activity levels by demographics

*Higher, Middle and Lower income categories in the National Statistics Socio-economic Classification

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