Washington and Gateshead South: New Boundaries 2023 Calculation

Washington and Gateshead South: Overview

Prediction: LAB

Implied MP at 2019:Sharon Hodgson  (LAB)
County/Area:Newcastle area (North East)
Electorate:71,731
Implied Turnout 2019:58.6%
Predicted Turnout:54.7%

Party2019
Votes
2019
Share
Pred
Votes
LAB18,26943.5%56.7%
CON13,66532.5%17.3%
Reform5,82613.9%16.5%
LIB2,3225.5%3.8%
Green1,0272.4%5.5%
OTH9232.2%0.3%
LAB Majority4,60411.0%39.4%
Pred Maj

See overview of other seats in North East.

Chance of winning
LAB
99%
CON
0%
Reform
0%
LIB
0%
Green
0%
OTH
0%

Washington and Gateshead South : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the new Washington and Gateshead South constituency, the 'North East' 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 North EastAll GB
Party Winner 2019LABLABCON
Party Winner 2017LABLABCON
Party Winner 2015LABLABCON
Economic Position14° Left9° Left
National Position8° Nat4° Nat
Social Position4° Con2° Con
TribeSomewheres
EU Leave %62%58%52%
Average Age51.350.749.5
Good Education39%47%49%
Employed53%52%58%
Homeowner59%62%63%
Car owner71%73%77%
Married44%43%45%
Ethnic White97%93%83%
Christian54%53%50%
ABC1 Class46%51%56%
Gross Household Income£33,446£35,265£42,397
Deprivation58%54%52%
Average House Price£147,851£162,902£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:

IndicatorCensus
Question
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

Washington and Gateshead South: Map

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

New seat: Washington and Gateshead South

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

New seat: Washington and Gateshead SouthActualPredicted
DistrictWardElectorate
2017
Old SeatGE19
Winner
Pred
Winner
GatesheadBirtley6,131BlaydonLABLAB
GatesheadLamesley7,234BlaydonLABLAB
SunderlandCastle8,202Washington and Sunderland WestLABLAB
SunderlandRedhill7,980Washington and Sunderland WestLABLAB
SunderlandWashington Central8,542Washington and Sunderland WestLABLAB
SunderlandWashington East9,082Washington and Sunderland WestLABLAB
SunderlandWashington North7,928Washington and Sunderland WestLABLAB
SunderlandWashington South7,830Washington and Sunderland WestCONLAB
SunderlandWashington West8,802Washington and Sunderland WestLABLAB
 Total71,731 LABLAB

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

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