Tameside Overview

27.3% inactive, 12.6% fairly active, 60.1% active

These results continue the positive trend in Tameside, there has been an increase of 3.1% in the number of adults moving, )active and fairly active), since Active Lives launched in November 2015-16. This is a greater increase than both England (1.0%) and Greater Manchester (2.3%). 

Tameside Moving Population Compared to Greater Manchester Over Time

When this latest release is combined with activity data on children and young people, 151,700 Tameside residents are moving. Find out more about activity levels of children and young people in Tameside here.

Changes in inactivity

Since the first Active Lives release, (November 2015-16), Tameside has seen a decrease in inactivity levels across the majority of cohorts. The exceptions to this are those aged 16-34 and middle income categories. The largest decreases in inactivity have been amongst those aged 55-74 with a 10.6% decrease, those with a long term limiting disability, a 7.1% decrease, and those aged 75+, a 7.0% decrease.

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