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The latest Active Lives results published by Sport England shows that 72.7% of adults in Tameside are active for at least 30 minutes a week, this equates to 130,800 adults moving. This is an increase of 1,600 from 12 months ago.
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.
In Tameside 63.8% of children and young people are not achieving an average of 60 active minutes per day, which means that less than 4 in 10 are doing enough activity to stay healthy.
73.7% of adults in Tameside are moving, at least 30 minutes a week, equivalent to 132,600 adults. This is an improvement since baseline (November 2015-16) of 4.1% and 9,000 adults.
In Tameside 55.7% of children and young people are not achieving an average of 60 active minutes per day, which means that just under half are doing enough activity to stay healthy.
Following consultation with 14-19 year old school girls and local partners within Tameside, a freestyle gymnastics group was set up to engage this hard to reach audience. Read about the impact it's had here.