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Overall there are more adults moving in Wigan, an increase by 13,000 adults since 2015-16. Mostly due to an increase of 12,800 adults (+4.8%) who are fairly active, whereas those achieving 150 minutes a week has decreased slightly (by -0.3%).
Overall there are more adults moving in Trafford, an increase by 8,700 since 2015-16. This is mostly due to an increase by 7,600 adults (+3.8%) achieving 150 minutes a week. But there has also been an increase by 1,100 adults that are fairly active (by +0.5%).
In June 2019 Youth Sport Trust released research around their Girls Active Project, the key points, motivators, barriers and considerations around why less girls are active than boys.
Women in Sport research released this year has found that too many girls are dropping out of sport and physical activity during teenage years and developing deep-rooted negative attitudes towards it, which act as barriers throughout life.
In Bolton 51.5% of children and young people are not achieving an average of 60 active minutes per day, which means that just under half are doing enough activity to stay healthy.
In Bury 57.5% of children and young people are not achieving an average of 60 active minutes per day, which means that just over 4 in 10 are doing enough activity to stay healthy.