Edinburgh South: Seat Details

Edinburgh South: Overview

Prediction: LAB hold

MP at 2019:Ian Murray  (LAB)
County/Area:Edinburgh area (Scotland)
Electorate:66,188
Turnout:75.1%

Party2019
Votes
2019
Share
Pred
Votes
LAB23,74547.7%49.5%
SNP12,65025.4%30.3%
CON8,16116.4%12.2%
LIB3,8197.7%3.8%
Green1,3572.7%4.0%
OTH00.0%0.2%
LAB Majority11,09522.3%19.2%
Pred Maj
Chance of winning
LAB
88%
SNP
12%
CON
0%
LIB
0%
Green
0%
OTH
0%

Edinburgh South : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the Edinburgh South constituency, the 'Scotland' 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 ScotlandAll GB
Party Winner 2019LABSNPCON
Party Winner 2017LABSNPCON
Party Winner 2015LABSNPCON
Economic Position20° Left23° Left
National Position34° Glo15° Glo
Social Position25° Lib13° Lib
TribeStrong Left
EU Leave %22%38%52%
British Identity34%27%29%
Good Health60%52%48%
UK Born85%93%87%
Good Education53%36%39%
Good Job66%49%51%
High SEC66%55%51%
Average Age46.448.648.3
ABC1 Class72%50%54%

Edinburgh South ranks #638 for "Leave", #596 for "Right", #643 for "National" and #647 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) 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

Edinburgh South: Map

Boundary Lines courtesy of Ordnance Survey OpenData © Crown copyright 2020, Map © OpenStreetMap contributors


Predicted ward-by-ward votes for Edinburgh South

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

Edinburgh SouthActualPredicted Results
DistrictWardElectorate
2019
GE19
Winner
Pred
Winner
CON
Votes
LAB
Votes
LIB
Votes
Brexit
Votes
Green
Votes
SNP
Votes
MIN
Votes
OTH
Votes
Total
Votes
EdinburghColinton / Fairmilehead5,983SNPLAB9692,03112501391,2220104,496
EdinburghFountainbridge / Craiglockhart16SNPLAB1600040011
EdinburghLiberton / Gilmerton27,197LABLAB1,74810,65644805157,03603020,433
EdinburghMorningside22,300LABLAB2,2508,01897109674,49805016,754
EdinburghPortobello / Craigmillar8SNPLAB130002006
EdinburghSouthside / Newington10,684LABLAB1,0803,89233503902,3100208,027
 Total66,188LABLAB6,04924,6061,87902,01115,072011049,727

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 2020.


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