Official Statistics

Physical activity data tool: September 2017 update

Update of data on physical activity and related risk factors and conditions at a local level for England.


Physical activity data tool

Physical activity indicators: short statistical commentary, September 2017

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The physical activity data tool brings together physical activity data at local level for England.

The tool presents data on physical activities including walking and cycling, as well as information on related risk factors and conditions such as obesity and diabetes.

The aim of the tool is to help promote physical activity, develop understanding and support the benchmarking, commissioning and improvement of services locally.

This update includes two new indicators:

  • percentage of physically active adults
  • percentage of physically inactive adults

These indicators use a new source of data and definition to currently published physical activity indicators.

View the physical activity data tool

Published 5 September 2017