Edinburgh South West: Seat Details

Edinburgh South West: Overview

Prediction: SNP hold

MP at 2019:Joanna Cherry  (SNP)
County/Area:Edinburgh area (Scotland)
Electorate:73,501
Turnout:70.9%

Party2019
Votes
2019
Share
Pred
Votes
SNP24,83047.6%50.6%
CON12,84824.6%22.9%
LAB7,47814.3%15.1%
LIB4,9719.5%5.3%
Green1,2652.4%3.0%
Reform6251.2%0.6%
OTH1140.2%2.5%
SNP Majority11,98223.0%27.8%
Pred Maj
Chance of winning
SNP
96%
CON
3%
LAB
1%
LIB
0%
Green
0%
Reform
0%
OTH
0%

Edinburgh South West : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the Edinburgh South West 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 2019SNPSNPCON
Party Winner 2017SNPSNPCON
Party Winner 2015SNPSNPCON
Economic Position18° Left23° Left
National Position28° Glo15° Glo
Social Position21° Lib13° Lib
TribeStrong Left
EU Leave %28%38%52%
British Identity28%27%29%
Good Health57%52%48%
UK Born84%93%87%
Good Education47%36%39%
Good Job59%49%51%
High SEC61%55%51%
Average Age44.648.648.3
ABC1 Class63%50%54%
Average House Price£272,261£174,688£309,875

Edinburgh South West ranks #623 for "Leave", #583 for "Right", #623 for "National" and #642 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

Edinburgh South West: Map

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


Predicted ward-by-ward votes for Edinburgh South West

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

Edinburgh South WestActualPredicted Results
DistrictWardElectorate
2019
GE19
Winner
Pred
Winner
CON
Votes
LAB
Votes
LIB
Votes
Reform
Votes
Green
Votes
SNP
Votes
MIN
Votes
OTH
Votes
Total
Votes
EdinburghCity Centre2,779SNPSNP45025912510919820541,971
EdinburghColinton / Fairmilehead12,206SNPSNP2,986996459502033,74702148,655
EdinburghDrum Brae / Gyle1,266SNPSNP17210697625458035899
EdinburghFountainbridge / Craiglockhart16,613SNPSNP2,6401,619727704865,908033211,782
EdinburghMorningside1,751LABSNP2731561197615820441,242
EdinburghPentland Hills20,818SNPSNP3,7582,318672933137,257035414,765
EdinburghSighthill / Gorgie18,067SNPSNP1,6532,417543983827,467025512,815
 Total73,500SNPSNP11,9327,8712,7423341,56126,40101,28852,129

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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