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GM Moving’s goal is for 75% of the population of Greater Manchester to be active by 2025. In order to do this it is developing a behaviour change campaign to encourage inactive residents to increase their activity levels.
Overall the number of adults moving in Bury has decreased since 2015-16, inactivity has increased (by +1.2%) as has those that are fairly active (by +3.5%).
Activity levels have increased (by +5.4%) since 2015-16 in Manchester, are the highest across GM and above national levels. This is from a decrease in adults being both fairly active (by -2.8%) and inactive (by -2.6%).
Inactivity has increased (by +5.1%) since 2015-16 in Bury, although those that are fairly active has increased (by +0.7%), those reaching the recommended amount of movement to benefit their health has decreased (by-5.7%).
Overall there are more adults moving in Rochdale, an increase by 7,000 since 2015-16. The majority of these are achieving 150 minutes a week, an increase by +2.3% and 5,300 adults. There has also been an increase by +0.9% and 1,700 adults that are fairly active.
Overall there are more adults moving in Salford, an increase of 14,100 adults since 2015-16. Whilst those achieving 150 minutes a week has increased by 6,800 adults (+2.2%), those who are fairly active has increased by 7,600 adults (+3.4%).