Blackpool South: Seat Details

Blackpool South: Overview

Prediction: LAB gain from CON

MP at 2019:Scott Benton  (CON)
County/Area:Lancashire (North West)
Electorate:57,690
Turnout:56.8%

Party2019
Votes
2019
Share
Pred
Votes
CON16,24749.6%41.2%
LAB12,55738.3%42.5%
Reform2,0096.1%5.8%
LIB1,0083.1%2.3%
Green5631.7%4.8%
OTH3681.1%3.4%
CON Majority3,69011.3%1.3%
Pred Maj
Chance of winning
CON
46%
LAB
54%
Reform
0%
LIB
0%
Green
0%
OTH
0%

Blackpool South : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the Blackpool South constituency, the 'North West' 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 2011 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 WestAll GB
Party Winner 2019CONLABCON
Party Winner 2017LABLABCON
Party Winner 2015LABLABCON
Economic Position3° Left4° Left
National Position12° Nat1° Nat
Social Position7° Con2° Con
TribeSomewheres
EU Leave %70%54%52%
British Identity24%28%29%
Good Health40%47%48%
UK Born94%92%87%
Good Education26%37%39%
Good Job43%49%51%
High SEC38%48%51%
Average Age49.648.548.3
ABC1 Class40%50%54%
Average House Price£123,770£202,780£309,875

Blackpool South ranks #24 for "Leave", #385 for "Right", #95 for "National" and #95 for "Social" out of 650 seats.

Indicators: Legend and Descriptions
View the colour scheme used in the table above

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) 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
British IdentityNational Identity (KS202)Those answering British, British-Other, or Scottish-British
Good HealthHealth (KS301)Those answering 'Very Good Health'
UK BornCountry of Birth (QS203)Those answering England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, GB Other, or UK Other
Good EducationHighest level of Qualification (QS501)Level 3 (A-level equivalent) or Level 4+ (degree equivalent)
Good JobOccupation (QS606)Occupation codes 1xx to 4xx (Managers, Professionals, Associates, and office workers)
High SECNS-SeC of Household Reference Person (QS609)National Statistics Socio-economic Classification from 1 to 4 (higher managers and professionals, lower managers and professionals, intermediate occupations, small employers and self-employed).
Average AgeAge (QS103)Average age of adults (18 years and above)
ABC1 ClassApproximated Social Grade (QS611)Approximated social grades A, B and C1
Average House PriceAverage residential house price around 2019. Sources: Land Registry, Statistics Scotland, NI Department of Finance

Blackpool South: Map

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Predicted ward-by-ward votes for Blackpool South

This table shows the predicted future general election result broken down over each ward in the seat of Blackpool South.

Blackpool SouthActualPredicted Results
DistrictWardElectorate
2019
GE19
Winner
Pred
Winner
CON
Votes
LAB
Votes
LIB
Votes
Reform
Votes
Green
Votes
MIN
Votes
OTH
Votes
Total
Votes
BlackpoolBloomfield4,324LABLAB7441,375331311040672,454
BlackpoolBrunswick4,371LABLAB7701,2284715815301252,481
BlackpoolClifton4,832CONLAB1,0331,312591551100752,744
BlackpoolHawes Side4,982CONLAB1,0921,265661721560782,829
BlackpoolHighfield5,001CONCON1,2891,135641621120782,840
BlackpoolMarton5,182CONCON1,3001,1388117112601252,941
BlackpoolSquires Gate4,870CONCON1,435872641611440882,764
BlackpoolStanley5,495CONCON1,7478731161761210893,122
BlackpoolTalbot4,459CONLAB9771,1264114313901042,530
BlackpoolTyldesley4,799CONLAB1,0001,264681651510762,724
BlackpoolVictoria4,616LABLAB9201,315561491100722,622
BlackpoolWaterloo4,758CONCON1,1781,0195216415101372,701
 Total57,689CONLAB13,48513,9227471,9071,57701,11432,752

Please note that general election results and electorates are not officially made available ward-by-ward. The numbers shown are our best estimates for these figures, but are not official. The wards used are those of 2021.


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