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Overall the number of adults moving in Bury has decreased since 2015-16, inactivity has increased (by +1.2%) as has those that are fairly active (by +3.5%).
In Bury 57.5% of children and young people are not achieving an average of 60 active minutes per day, which means that just over 4 in 10 are doing enough activity to stay healthy.
74.8% of adults in Bury are moving, at least 30 minutes a week, equivalent to 113,100 adults. This is an improvement since baseline (November 2015-16) of 1.2% and 2,800 adults.
Bury’s Sport & Physical Activity Service (SAPAS) is seeking to recruit a new Active Ageing Activator to support an increase in activity levels among older adults in Whitfield and Unsworth (localities within Bury).