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In Oldham 49.1% of children and young people are achieving an average of 60 minutes of physical activity a day. This means that half are not meeting Chief Medical Officer guidelines.
The latest Active Lives results published by Sport England shows that 66.2% of adults in Oldham are active for at least 30 minutes a week, this equates to 121,600 adults moving. This is a decrease of 1,500 from 12 months ago.
Inactivity has increased (by +5.1%) since 2015-16 in Bury, although those that are fairly active has increased (by +0.7%), those reaching the recommended amount of movement to benefit their health has decreased (by-5.7%).
In Oldham 70.2% of children and young people are not achieving an average of 60 active minutes per day, which means that only 3 in 10 are doing enough activity to stay healthy.
67.7% of adults in Oldham are moving, at least 30 minutes a week, equivalent to 123,400 adults. This is a decrease since baseline (November 2015-16) of 5.8% and 7,400 adults.