Clacton: Seat Details

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Clacton: Overview

Prediction: CON hold

MP at 2019:Giles Watling  (CON)
County/Area:Essex (Anglia)
Electorate:70,930
Turnout:61.3%

Party2019
Votes
2019
Share
Pred
Votes
CON31,43872.3%37.2%
LAB6,73615.5%28.1%
LIB2,5415.8%8.1%
OTH1,5663.6%2.0%
Green1,2252.8%4.8%
Reform00.0%19.8%
CON Majority24,70256.8%9.1%
Pred Maj
Chance of winning
CON
71%
LAB
24%
LIB
0%
OTH
0%
Green
0%
Reform
5%

Clacton : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the Clacton constituency, the 'Anglia' 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 AngliaAll GB
Party Winner 2019CONCONCON
Party Winner 2017CONCONCON
Party Winner 2015UKIPCONCON
Economic Position5° Right9° Right
National Position31° Nat7° Nat
Social Position17° Con3° Con
TribeStrong Right
EU Leave %76%56%52%
Average Age56.850.549.5
Good Education32%48%49%
Employed42%59%58%
Homeowner72%67%63%
Car owner78%84%77%
Married45%47%45%
Ethnic White96%86%83%
Christian54%50%50%
ABC1 Class42%58%56%
Gross Household Income£32,202£45,686£42,397
Deprivation65%50%52%
Average House Price£242,795£352,365£313,528

Clacton ranks #2 for "Leave", #259 for "Economic Right Position", #1 for "National Position" and #2 for "Social Conservative Position" out of 650 seats.

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

Clacton: Map

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Predicted ward-by-ward votes for Clacton

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

ClactonActualPredicted
DistrictWardElectorate
2019
GE19
Winner
Pred
Winner
TendringBluehouse4,147CONLAB
TendringBurrsville4,449CONCON
TendringCann Hall4,768CONCON
TendringCoppins5,264CONLAB
TendringEastcliff2,584CONCON
TendringFrinton5,140CONCON
TendringHomelands2,489CONCON
TendringKirby Cross2,626CONCON
TendringKirby-le-Soken and Hamford2,524CONCON
TendringLittle Clacton2,528CONCON
TendringPier1,890CONLAB
TendringSt Bartholomew's4,809CONCON
TendringSt James5,144CONCON
TendringSt John's5,105CONLAB
TendringSt Osyth4,087CONCON
TendringSt Paul's2,254CONCON
TendringThorpe, Beaumont and Great Holland2,689CONCON
TendringWalton2,565CONCON
TendringWeeley and Tendring1,681CONCON
TendringWest Clacton and Jaywick Sands4,189CONLAB
 Total70,932CONCON

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 2023.


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