The UK Chief Medical Officers’ recommends that children aged 5 to 16 take part in at least 60 minutes physical activity per day across a week, and this is the definition of physically active children.
The chart shows that physical activity rates for children aged 5 to 16 have decreased since 2018/19 when approximately half the children (51.3%) in Buckinghamshire were physically active.
In 2020/21 this decreased to around four out of ten (39.7%) children being physically active in Buckinghamshire.
In 2020/21, the physical activity rate in Buckinghamshire in 2020/21 was lower (but not significantly different) than England (44.6%) and the South East (45.4%).
Physically active children
Percentage of children aged 5-16 years who undertake at least 60 minutes of physical activity per day across the week, 2017-21
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