Manchester Adult Activity Levels May 2018-19

74.6% of adults in Manchester are moving, at least 30 minutes a week, equivalent to 325,700 adults. This is an improvement since baseline (November 2015-16) of 0.9% and 13,600 adults.

Manchester activity levels

  • But a decrease in the last year:
    • in the last 12 months (since May 2017-18) of 1.6% or 5,800 fewer adults moving
    • in the last 6 months (since November 2017-18) of 1.7%.
  • Has mantained above the Greater Manchester (GM) average of 73.3% since November 2015-16.

Manchester % adults moving

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

  • Inactivity has decreased or remained similar for all demographics in Manchester, apart from 55-74 years. In particular 75+ years, which has seen a 22.8% decrease.

  • It is highest for those aged 75+ and those with a disability.

Manchester activity levels by demographics

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

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