Tameside Adult Activity Levels Nov 17-18

Overall there are more adults moving in Tameside, 5,600 more since 2015-16. This is mostly due to an increase by +1.7% and 4,100 of those achieving 150 minutes a week. There has also been an increase by 1,500 (+0.7%) of those that are fairly active.

But there are nearly a third of adults that are inactive (28%), which is above the GM and national averages, and equates to 50,200 adults in Tameside. Further over two fith's (40.5%) are not meeting the recommended amount of movement required to benefit their health, again above GM and national averages.

There are significant inequalities across people with a place. The socio-economic status (SES) and disability gaps have narrowed, but the gender and age gaps have increased in Tameside. Whereas the trend at GM level has seen the gender, age and disability gaps narrow, but the SES gap remain the same.