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Active Lives

Overall inactivity levels have increased (by +1.5%) since 2015-16 in Stockport. This is mainly due to a decrease in those that are fairly active (by -1.3%), whilst those achieving 150 minutes a week has decreased only slightly (by -0.1%).

Active Lives

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.

Active Lives

Overall there are more adults moving in Wigan, an increase by 13,000 adults since 2015-16. Mostly due to an increase of 12,800 adults (+4.8%) who are fairly active, whereas those achieving 150 minutes a week has decreased slightly (by -0.3%).

Active Lives

Overall there are more adults moving in Trafford, an increase by 8,700 since 2015-16. This is mostly due to an increase by 7,600 adults (+3.8%) achieving 150 minutes a week. But there has also been an increase by 1,100 adults that are fairly active (by +0.5%).

Girls Active 2017-2019 Report

Youth Sport Trust

In June 2019 Youth Sport Trust released research around their Girls Active Project, the key points, motivators, barriers and considerations around why less girls are active than boys.

Women in Sport

Women in Sport research released this year has found that too many girls are dropping out of sport and physical activity during teenage years and developing deep-rooted negative attitudes towards it, which act as barriers throughout life.