Healthy & risk behaviours
The following selected resources provide data and further guidance on health-related behaviours and linked states. Includes sections: 'Overview' (for resources covering a range of topics) and 'Physical activity', 'Strength & balance', 'Smoking', 'Alcohol misuse, 'Diet' and 'Obesity' (for more topic specific resources).
Overview data sources
Overview general resources
Physical activity data sources
- Physical Activity profile tool - annual local authority level data published by Public Health England
- Active Lives surveys - includes local authority level data - and regular Coronavirus impact on physical activity surveys published by Sport England. There is the option to build an Active Lives query on multiple dimensions e.g. to look at various physical activity measures by age group, geographical area, time period and other dimensions.
- Brisk walking and physical inactivity in 40 to 60 year olds - ad hoc analysis of 2016 to 2017 Active Lives data published by Public Health England. Accompanying data tables include a breakdown by age groups up to age 75+ and by sex, region, deprivation decile, ethnic group and whether have a limiting disability or illness.
- See also the Overview data sources section above
Physical activity publications by year
Physical activity general resources
Strength & balance
Obesity data sources
Obesity general resources