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By GreaterSport | 21 October 2021 | TAGS: Active Lives, Data, Research and learning, Adults

Sport England this morning released the latest Active Lives data for adults, covering May 2020 to May 2021. This survey period includes periods of both national and tiered restrictions which were introduced to counter the coronavirus pandemic.

The proportion of adults moving for at least 30 minutes a week in Greater Manchester is 69.5%, which equates to 4,573,400 adults.

This is a decrease of 48,300 (-2.4%) adults moving across the County compared to the previous 12 months.

 

With regards to locality data, we have received headline figures as follows;

  • In Bolton 63.8% are moving which equates to 144,200 people, this is a decrease of 9,200 (-4.2%) compared to the previous 12 months.
  • In Bury 76.9% are moving which equates to 116,800 people, this is an increase of 9,400 (+6.3%) compared to the previous 12 months.
  • In Manchester 71.0% are moving which equates to 314,600 people, this is a decrease of 5,600 (-1.6%) compared to the previous 12 months.
  • In Oldham 62.4% are moving which equates to 115,100 people, this is a decrease of 13,900 (-7.7%) compared to the previous 12 months.
  • In Rochdale 65.4% are moving which equates to 114,500 people, this is a decrease of 5,000 (-3.2%) compared to the previous 12 months.
  • In Salford 67.7% are moving which equates to 141,800 people, this is a decrease of 12,700 (-7.2%) compared to the previous 12 months..
  • In Stockport 74.3% are moving which equates to 176,000 people, this is an increase of 900 (+0.2%) compared to the previous 12 months.
  • In Tameside 70.5% are moving which equates to 127,600 people, this is an increase of 300 (0.0%) compared to the previous 12 months.
  • In Trafford 75.0% are moving which equates to 140,100 people, this is a decrease of 8,100 (-4.4%) compared to the previous 12 months.
  • In Wigan 67.9% are moving which equates to 182,400 people, this is a decrease of 4,700 (-2.2%) compared to the previous 12 months.​

 

We are awaiting a more detailed breakdown from Sport England and once this has been analysed will share further data on the impact of Covid-19 on activity levels in Greater Manchester and the 10 localities.

More data on the Active Lives May 20-21 release can be found on the Sport England website.

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