But there are nearly a third of adults that are inactive (31.3%), which is above the GM and national averages, and equates to 53,800 adults in Rochdale. Further over two fith's (43.8%) are not meeting the recommended amount of movement required to benefit their health, again above GM and national averages.

There are significant inequalities across people with a place. The disability and age gaps have narrowed, as has the socio-economic status (SES) gap slightly, but the gender gap has increased in Rochdale. Whereas the trend at GM level has seen the gender, age and disability gaps narrow, but the SES gap remain the same.