Rossendale and Darwen: Seat, Ward and Prediction Details

Rossendale and Darwen: Overview

 Prediction: CON hold 

MP at 2019: Jake Berry  (CON)
County/Area: Lancashire (North West)
Electorate: 72,771
Turnout: 67.1%
2019
Votes
2019
Share
Predicted
Votes
CON27,57056.5%55.1%
LAB18,04837.0%39.0%
LIB2,0114.1%2.1%
Green1,1932.4%2.8%
OTH00.0%1.0%
CON Majority9,52219.5%Pred Maj 16.1%
Chance of
winning
CON
82%
LAB
18%
LIB
0%
Green
0%
OTH
0%

Rossendale and Darwen : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the Rossendale and Darwen constituency, the 'North West' 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 North WestAll GB
Party Winner 2019CONLABCON
Party Winner 2017CONLABCON
Party Winner 2015CONLABCON
Economic Position5° Right4° Left
National Position7° Nat1° Nat
Social Position5° Con2° Con
TribeCentrists
EU Leave %60%54%52%
British Identity25%28%29%
Good Health47%47%48%
UK Born96%92%87%
Good Education38%37%39%
Good Job50%49%51%
High SEC49%48%51%
Average Age48.848.548.3
ABC1 Class49%50%54%

Rossendale and Darwen ranks #164 for "Leave", #267 for "Right", #212 for "National" and #180 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

Rossendale and Darwen: Map

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

Predicted ward-by-ward votes for Rossendale and Darwen

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

Rossendale and DarwenActualPredicted Results
DistrictWardElectorate
2019
GE19
Winner
Pred
Winner
CON
Votes
LAB
Votes
LIB
Votes
Brexit
Votes
Green
Votes
MIN
Votes
OTH
Votes
Total
Votes
Blackburn with DarwenBlackburn South and Lower Darwen3,814CONCON1,628822350550192,559
Blackburn with DarwenDarwen East6,116LABLAB1,7901,98216601060604,104
Blackburn with DarwenDarwen South5,999CONCON2,3231,497730970354,025
Blackburn with DarwenDarwen West6,334CONCON2,1991,855630980334,248
Blackburn with DarwenEwood391LABLAB12213030602263
Blackburn with DarwenWest Pennine6,192CONCON2,6391,07223101330784,153
RossendaleCribden2,844CONCON1,056754340470161,907
RossendaleEden2,865CONCON1,257567330480161,921
RossendaleFacit and Shawforth2,833CONCON1,089730230460131,901
RossendaleGoodshaw3,197CONCON1,186842390570192,143
RossendaleGreensclough4,412CONCON1,7101,104440760232,957
RossendaleHareholme4,201CONCON1,3691,304500720242,819
RossendaleHealey and Whitworth3,008CONCON1,078834290610162,018
RossendaleHelmshore4,802CONCON2,0181,038580800283,222
RossendaleIrwell4,208CONCON1,5221,174380680212,823
RossendaleLongholme4,443CONCON1,5171,323420760232,981
RossendaleStacksteads2,870CONCON961860330540161,924
RossendaleWhitewell4,241CONCON1,4301,1564401930232,846
 Total72,770CONCON26,89419,0441,03801,373046548,814

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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