Carmarthen: New Boundaries 2023 Calculation

Carmarthen: Overview

Prediction: Plaid

Implied MP at 2019:Unknown (changed seat)  (CON)
County/Area:Dyfed (Wales)
Implied Turnout 2019:71.3%
Predicted Turnout:70.3%

CON Majority4,7259.1%9.8%
Pred Maj

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Chance of winning

Carmarthen : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the new Carmarthen constituency, the 'Wales' area and nation.

The political measures include the three axes: Economic (Left/Right), National (Global/National) and Social (Liberal/Conservative). (what does this mean).

The demographic measures are from the 2021 Census and include categories relating to national identity, economic activity, health and education. These categories are those which have the most relevance to political attitudes.

Indicator Seat WalesAll GB
Party Winner 2019CONLABCON
Party Winner 2017LABLABCON
Party Winner 2015PlaidLABCON
Economic Position12° Left8° Left
National Position
Social Position3° Lib2° Lib
EU Leave %52%53%52%
Average Age54.051.149.5
Good Education49%49%49%
Car owner87%81%77%
Ethnic White97%94%83%
ABC1 Class51%52%56%
Gross Household Income£35,680£36,386£42,397
Average House Price£191,171£193,404£313,528
Indicators: Legend and Descriptions
View descriptions and colour schemes of the table

The colour scheme used in the table above is explained in the legend table below. The eight census indicators (British Identity, Good Health, UK Born, Good Education Good Job, High SEC, Average Age and AB1 Class), 'Gross Household Income', 'Individual Disposable Income' and 'Average House Price' all use the same 'Census' colour scheme indicating whether the area's level is above or below the national average.

TopicCat 1Cat 2Cat 3Cat 4Cat 5
Economic Position Very Left Left Centrist Right Very Right
National Position Very Global Global Centrist National Very Nat
Social Position Very Lib Liberal Moderate Conservative Very Cons
EU Leave % Very Remain Remain Balanced Leave Very Leave
Census Very Low Low Medium High Very High

Indicator definitions are given in terms of political data definitions or census categories:

Definition / Included Census Categories
Party WinnerArea party winner : actual election result or projected by Electoral Calculus
Economic PositionEconomic position between 100° Left and 100° Right, estimated by Electoral Calculus from political and demographic data.
National PositionNational position between 100° Global and 100° National, estimated by Electoral Calculus from political and demographic data.
Social PositionSocial position between 100° Liberal and 100° Conservative, estimated by Electoral Calculus from political and demographic data.
TribeTribe group dominant in the area. Can be: Strong Left, Traditionalists, Progressives, Centrists, Somewheres, Kind Young Capitalists, or Strong Right. See details.
EU Leave %EU Referendum vote share for 'Leave' : actual result or estimate
Average AgeAge (TS007A)Average age of adults (18 years and above)
Good EducationHighest level of qualification (TS067)Level 3 (A-level equivalent) or Level 4+ (degree equivalent)
EmployedEconomic activity status (TS066)Part-time, full-time employed or self-employed
HomeownerTenure (TS054)Own a property with or without a mortgage, or with shared ownership
Car ownerCar or van availability (TS045)In a household with at least one car or van
MarriedLegal partnership status (TS002)Married or civil partnership
Ethnic WhiteEthnic group (TS021)White British, Irish, Gypsy, Roma or other
ChristianReligion (TS030)Christian or Christian denomination (NI)
ABC1 ClassApproximated Social Grade (SG002)Approximated social grades A, B and C1
Gross Household IncomeMedian gross household income, including cash benefits, but before tax. Values as at 2018. Source: ONS Small area estimates (E&W), Scottish Government (Scotland), plus additional Electoral Calculus modelling.
DeprivationHouseholds by deprivation dimensions (TS011)Fraction of households which are classed as deprived on one or more of the following four indicators: employment (unemployed or long-term sick); education (no good GCSE); health and disability (bad health or long-term problem); and housing (overcrowded, shared or no central heating).
Average House PriceAverage residential property price (including flats and houses) around 2019. Sources: Land Registry, Statistics Scotland, NI Department of Finance

Carmarthen: Map

Boundary Lines courtesy of Ordnance Survey OpenData © Crown copyright 2021, Map © OpenStreetMap contributors

New seat: Carmarthen

The new seat of Carmarthen is made up of the following wards, with the predicted ward winners shown if there were a general election tomorrow.

New seat: CarmarthenActualPredicted
Old SeatGE19
CarmarthenshireAbergwili1,892Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshireAmmanford4,049Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshireBetws1,830Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshireCarmarthen Town North and South6,617Carmarthen West and Pembrokeshire SouthCONLAB
CarmarthenshireCarmarthen Town West3,654Carmarthen West and Pembrokeshire SouthCONLAB
CarmarthenshireCenarth and Llangeler4,382Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshireCilycwm2,166Carmarthen East and DinefwrCONPlaid
CarmarthenshireCwarter Bach2,155Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshireCynwyl Elfed1,967Carmarthen West and Pembrokeshire SouthCONLAB
CarmarthenshireGarnant1,570Carmarthen East and DinefwrLABLAB
CarmarthenshireGlanamman1,814Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshireLaugharne Township2,164Carmarthen West and Pembrokeshire SouthCONLAB
CarmarthenshireLlanboidy1,692Carmarthen West and Pembrokeshire SouthCONLAB
CarmarthenshireLlanddarog1,651Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshireLlandeilo2,074Carmarthen East and DinefwrCONPlaid
CarmarthenshireLlandovery2,048Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshireLlandybie3,218Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshireLlanegwad2,007Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshireLlanfihangel Aberbythych1,495Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshireLlanfihangel-ar-Arth2,202Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshireLlangadog1,589Carmarthen East and DinefwrCONPlaid
CarmarthenshireLlangunnor2,117Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshireLlanybydder2,063Carmarthen East and DinefwrCONPlaid
CarmarthenshireManordeilo and Salem2,139Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshirePenygroes2,281Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshireSaron3,287Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaidPlaid
CarmarthenshireSt Clears with Llansteffan4,191Carmarthen West and Pembrokeshire SouthCONLAB
CarmarthenshireTrelech2,302Carmarthen West and Pembrokeshire SouthCONCON
CarmarthenshireWhitland1,785Carmarthen West and Pembrokeshire SouthCONLAB
 Total72,401 CONPlaid

And these are the predicted results for the new seat of Carmarthen if there were an immediate general election. Please note that the wards used are those of 2023.

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