The latest Active Lives Release, May 2019/20, has seen a decrease (2.1%) in the inactive population in Oldham in the last 12 months. Oldham has seen the percentage of people moving, active for at least 30 minutes a week, decrease by 3.3% since Active Lives began, November 2015/16, in comparison Greater Manchester as a whole has increased the moving population by 0.5% in the same time period.
The largest inactivity gap amongst adults in Oldham is the disability gap with a 20.8% gap, the smallest is the gender gap with a 0.2% gap.
The inactivity gender gap in Oldham is 0.2%, the gap has inverted since baseline with men now more active than women. This has been driven by a faster increase in inactivity amongst women (+4.3%) than men (+2.1%).
The inactivity socio-economic gap in Oldham is 11.9%. This decrease has been driven by an increase in inactivity amongst higher socio-economic groups (+6.2%) and a decrease in inactivity amongst lower socio-economic groups (-3.4%).
The inactivity age gap in Oldham is 15.0%. This decrease has been driven by an increase in inactivity amongst 16-34 year olds (+8.7%) and a decrease in inactivity amongst over 75's (-1.8%).
The inactivity disability gap in Oldham is 20.8%. This decrease has been driven by a larger increase in inactivity amongst those with a long term limiting disability (+7.5%) than amongst those with no long term limiting disabilities (+4.8%).
Overall, the highest levels of inactivity in Oldham are amongst those with long term limiting disabilities (46.8%), over 75's (42.7%) and those from a South Asian background (42.0%). The lowest levels of inactivity are amongst those from higher socio-economic groups, NS-SEC 1-2, (22.8%), those working full or part time (24.7%) and those from a White British background (25.3%).