Leicester West: Seat, Ward and Prediction Details

Leicester West: Overview

 Prediction: LAB hold 

MP at 2019: Liz Kendall  (LAB)
County/Area: Leicestershire (East Midlands)
Electorate: 64,918
Turnout: 53.6%
2019
Votes
2019
Share
Predicted
Votes
LAB17,29149.7%52.8%
CON13,07937.6%36.3%
LIB1,8085.2%3.0%
Brexit1,6204.7%3.0%
Green9772.8%3.4%
OTH00.0%1.4%
LAB Majority4,21212.1%Pred Maj 16.5%
Chance of
winning
LAB
84%
CON
16%
LIB
0%
Brexit
0%
Green
0%
OTH
0%

Leicester West : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the Leicester West constituency, the 'East Midlands' 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 East MidlandsAll GB
Party Winner 2019LABCONCON
Party Winner 2017LABCONCON
Party Winner 2015LABCONCON
Economic Position8° Left4° Right
National Position2° Glo7° Nat
Social Position1° Lib4° Con
TribeCentrists
EU Leave %56%59%52%
British Identity29%27%29%
Good Health44%45%48%
UK Born77%90%87%
Good Education32%37%39%
Good Job38%48%51%
High SEC33%47%51%
Average Age43.348.948.3
ABC1 Class40%50%54%

Leicester West ranks #271 for "Leave", #461 for "Right", #426 for "National" and #451 for "Social" out of 650 seats.

Indicators: Legend and Descriptions

Indicators : Legend and Descriptions

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 PositionVery LeftLeftCentristRightVery Right
National PositionVery GlobalGlobalCentristNationalVery Nat
Social PositionVery LibLiberalModerateConservativeVery Cons
EU Leave %Very RemainRemainBalancedLeaveVery Leave
CensusVery LowLowMediumHighVery 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

Leicester West: Map

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

Predicted ward-by-ward votes for Leicester West

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

Leicester WestActualPredicted Results
DistrictWardElectorate
2019
GE19
Winner
Pred
Winner
CON
Votes
LAB
Votes
LIB
Votes
Brexit
Votes
Green
Votes
MIN
Votes
OTH
Votes
Total
Votes
LeicesterAbbey12,599LABLAB2,4523,6301682091970906,746
LeicesterBeaumont Leys11,829LABLAB2,3083,4321601651880816,334
LeicesterBraunstone Park and Rowley Fields12,644LABLAB2,3383,67819922922601006,770
LeicesterFosse7,429LABLAB1,4662,0411341221550603,978
LeicesterWestcotes6,927LABLAB1,3051,979145741520543,709
LeicesterWestern13,512LABLAB2,7713,60424025525301147,237
 Total64,940LABLAB12,64018,3641,0461,0541,171049934,774

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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