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Reports, Research and Tools

Active Sussex support partners with national and local reports and evaluation tools to help reduce inactivity across the county.

Recent Active Sussex Reports

Covid-19 Insight

Diversity and Inclusion

Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing

Active Ageing

Women and Girls

Insight Tools

Active Lives – This survey, which runs 365 days a year, asks people aged 16 and over across England about the sport and physical activities they take part in. Results are published twice a year.

Active Lives Online you can use this tool to query each Active Lives data release by activities, locations, and people.

Sussex Active Lives data each Active Lives data release is available to view by local authority in Sussex. This page also includes small area estimates of physical inactivity by MSOA (similar to ward size) and LSOA (neighbourhood size) areas.

You can view this Active Lives data and the small area estimates geographically here.

The Sport England Local Insight Tool – Enables users to visualise Sport England data at the local level, providing insight into a wide range of socio-economic and demographic data down to the neighbourhood scale.

There is also the opportunity to download reports tailored to each local area, summarising the socio-economics of the area in comparison to England as a whole.

To compliment the tool, Sport England have produced a detailed user guide.

Model for Estimating the Outcomes & Values in the Economics of Sport (MOVES) – Estimates the reduction in risk of key diseases from increased physical activity, and assigns an economic value to the resulting health improvements.

Propensity to Cycle Tool (PCT) – provides an evidence base to inform cycling investment.

Public Health England tools & resources

  • Health Profiles – health and health related information whilst helping local government and health services make plans to improve local people’s health and reduce health inequalities
  • Physical Activity Tool – providing local data alongside national comparisons to support local health improvement.
  • Older People’s Health & Wellbeing – used to examine the health and care of older people across local authorities in England
  • Health Survey for England & Data Sources (data sources available on obesity, diet and physical activity)

Use our School – is a resource to support schools in opening their facilities to the community and keeping them open. It provides tried and tested solutions, real life practice, tips from people making it happen, and a range of downloadable resources.

Brighton & Hove Resource Centre – an accumulation of various data sources available to the community.

East Sussex in Figures – provides the latest statistics on the social, economic and demographic character of East Sussex and its communities.

West Sussex Life – reports providing a range of statistics and information about West Sussex.

What works wellbeing – provides a tool for measuring your impact on wellbeing.