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Activity levels have increased (by +5.4%) since 2015-16 in Manchester, are the highest across GM and above national levels. This is from a decrease in adults being both fairly active (by -2.8%) and inactive (by -2.6%).
In Manchester 67.7% of children and young people are not achieving an average of 60 active minutes per day, which means that just over 3 in 10 are doing enough activity to stay healthy.
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.
Mancunians is hosting their first Try It event this Sunday with the opportunity for anyone to try a range of different activities for free!
Volunteers’ Week runs from 1-7 June. To mark the week, Get Out Get Active (GOGA) is celebrating volunteers’ positive impact on the programme. Serena is a volunteer at GOGA activities in Manchester.