Trafford is estimated to be home to over 237,300 people.

The latest Active Lives results published by Sport England (November 2019-Nov 2020) shows that 77.1% of adults in Trafford are active for at least 30 minutes a week, this equates to 143,800 adults moving.

However this is a decrease of 800 of from 12 months ago and we need to all keep working together to support active lives for all in Trafford.

Learn more about Trafford activity levels related to key demographic data such as gender, age and disability here.

Active Lives data (academic year 2019-20) also shows that *63.4% of children and young people in Greater Manchester are moving, achieving at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day. In Trafford 61% children and young people are moving 30 mins + per day.

Find more information about children and young people’s physical activity levels in Trafford here.

*Borough Level Data: Please note that this data should be interpreted with caution, Covid-19 had a significant impact on data collection and the caveats for the data can be found here.

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​Right to the Streets Project - Trafford ​

Using the Home Office Safer Streets Fund, the Right to the Streets project in Trafford explores ways to make streets and public spaces safer and more welcoming for women and girls, enabling them to feel a sense of belonging in their community and able to live active lives. 

Read more on the Right to the Streets project here and how you can get involved. 

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Let's get moving says Trafford Council

By Trafford Council | 03 March 2023

The Trafford Moving strategy aims to improve physical activity levels and mental health and wellbeing as well as addressing health and social inequalities.

Trafford Council wants views on draft strategy to get people moving more

By Trafford Council | 26 January 2023

Trafford Council has developed a draft strategy to get more people walking, wheeling and cycling across the borough – and wants to know what you think.

Multi-million pound boost for Partington in Trafford

By Trafford Council | 19 January 2023

Plans to transform sport and leisure facilities in a Trafford town have received a multi-million pound boost.