Old Bexley and Sidcup: Seat Details

Old Bexley and Sidcup: Overview

Prediction: CON hold

MP at 2024:Louie French  (CON)
County/Area:Bexley (London)
Electorate:72,290
Turnout:65.9%

Party2024
Votes
2024
Share
Pred
Votes
CON17,91037.6%37.6%
LAB14,36230.2%30.1%
Reform10,38421.8%21.8%
Green2,6015.5%5.5%
LIB1,9274.0%4.1%
OTH4490.9%0.9%
CON Majority3,5487.4%7.5%
Pred Maj
Chance of winning
CON
100%
LAB
0%
Reform
0%
Green
0%
LIB
0%
OTH
0%

Old Bexley and Sidcup : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the Old Bexley and Sidcup constituency, the 'London' 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 LondonAll GB
Party Winner 2024CONLABLAB
Party Winner 2019CONLABCON
Party Winner 2017CONLABCON
Economic Position15° Right2° Left
National Position13° Nat16° Glo
Social Position7° Con5° Lib
TribeStrong Right
EU Leave %62%40%52%
Average Age50.345.349.5
Good Education49%60%49%
Employed60%61%58%
Homeowner79%48%63%
Car owner82%59%77%
Married48%40%45%
Ethnic White80%54%83%
Christian52%44%50%
ABC1 Class65%59%56%
Gross Household Income£53,224£53,561£42,397
Deprivation48%52%52%
Average House Price£422,486£631,346£313,528

Old Bexley and Sidcup ranks #123 for "Leave", #52 for "Economic Right Position", #79 for "National Position" and #103 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

Old Bexley and Sidcup: Map

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Predicted ward-by-ward votes for Old Bexley and Sidcup

This table shows the predicted future general election result broken down over each ward in the seat of Old Bexley and Sidcup.

Old Bexley and SidcupActualPredicted
DistrictWardElectorate
2024
GE24
Winner
Pred
Winner
BexleyBlackfen and Lamorbey11,731CONCON
BexleyBlendon and Penhill11,528CONCON
BexleyEast Wickham11,154LABLAB
BexleyFalconwood and Welling11,346CONCON
BexleyLonglands7,467CONCON
BexleySidcup11,116CONCON
BexleySt Mary's and St James7,949CONCON
 Total72,291CONCON

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 2024.


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