But there are over a quarter of adults that are inactive (28.2%), which is above the GM and national averages, and equates to 74,300 adults in Wigan. Further over two fith's (43.2%) 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 gender gap has narrowed, but the socio-economic status (SES) and disability gaps have increased, whilst there were not enough responses for the age gap in Wigan. Whereas the trend at GM level has seen the gender, age and disability gaps narrow, but the SES gap remain the same.