Oldham Overview

32.5% inactive, 11.7% fairly active 55.8% active

The latest results continue the negative average trend in Oldham where there has been a decrease of 6.0% in the number of adults moving (active and fairly active) since Active Lives began in November 2015-16. This means Oldham remains below the Greater Manchester level for moving.

Oldham Moving Population Compared to Greater Manchester Over Time

Changes in inactivity

Since the first Active Lives release, (November 2015-16), Oldham has seen a decrease in inactivity across three cohorts. 55-74 year olds, 75+ year olds and those in lower income categories have all seen a decline in their inactive populations, a 1.6%, a 13.5% and a 2.6% decline respectively.

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