Bury Adult Activity Levels May 2018-19

74.8% of adults in Bury are moving, at least 30 minutes a week, equivalent to 113,100 adults. This is an improvement since baseline (November 2015-16) of 1.2% and 2,800 adults.

Bury activity levels

  • Similarly an improvement in the last year:
    • in the last 12 months (since May 2017-18) of 0.5% or 1,000 more adults moving
    • in the last 6 months (since November 2017-18) of 2.4%.
  • Although this has fluctuated over time, it is now above the Greater Manchester (GM) average of 73.3%.

Bury % adults moving

There are significant inequalities in inactivity levels across people within a place.

  • Inactivity has decreased for males, NS SEC 1-2 and 3-5, no disability, 35-54 and 55-74 years in Bury. since November 2015-16.

  • It is highest for those aged 75+, those with a disability and those from lower socio-economic backgrounds (NS SEC 6-8).

Bury activity levels by demographics

*Higher, Middle and Lower income categories in the National Statistics Socio-economic Classification

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