Sittingbourne and Sheppey: Seat Details

Sittingbourne and Sheppey: Overview

Prediction: CON hold

MP at 2019:Gordon Henderson  (CON)
County/Area:Kent (South East)
Electorate:83,917
Turnout:61.2%

Party2019
Votes
2019
Share
Pred
Votes
CON34,74267.6%59.9%
LAB10,26320.0%24.2%
LIB3,2136.3%4.4%
OTH1,9883.9%6.2%
Green1,1882.3%5.4%
CON Majority24,47947.6%35.7%
Pred Maj
Chance of winning
CON
99%
LAB
1%
LIB
0%
OTH
0%
Green
0%

Sittingbourne and Sheppey : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the Sittingbourne and Sheppey constituency, the 'South East' 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 South EastAll GB
Party Winner 2019CONCONCON
Party Winner 2017CONCONCON
Party Winner 2015CONCONCON
Economic Position11° Right11° Right
National Position18° Nat3° Nat
Social Position9° Con1° Con
TribeStrong Right
EU Leave %66%52%52%
British Identity23%29%29%
Good Health44%49%48%
UK Born94%88%87%
Good Education28%43%39%
Good Job45%56%51%
High SEC44%57%51%
Average Age48.949.148.3
ABC1 Class45%60%54%
Average House Price£269,880£413,307£309,875

Sittingbourne and Sheppey ranks #65 for "Leave", #143 for "Right", #15 for "National" and #39 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

Sittingbourne and Sheppey: Map

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Predicted ward-by-ward votes for Sittingbourne and Sheppey

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

Sittingbourne and SheppeyActualPredicted Results
DistrictWardElectorate
2019
GE19
Winner
Pred
Winner
CON
Votes
LAB
Votes
LIB
Votes
Reform
Votes
Green
Votes
MIN
Votes
OTH
Votes
Total
Votes
SwaleBobbing, Iwade and Lower Halstow4,558CONCON1,883485102013201892,791
SwaleBorden and Grove Park4,706CONCON1,811621135013701792,883
SwaleChalkwell2,203CONCON659504610690561,349
SwaleHartlip, Newington and Upchurch4,808CONCON2,060461106013301842,944
SwaleHomewood4,848CONCON1,5391,028135014401222,968
SwaleKemsley4,437CONCON1,550607216014402012,718
SwaleMilton Regis4,393CONCON1,352917139012701572,692
SwaleMinster Cliffs6,196CONCON2,582577121028702283,795
SwaleMurston4,220CONCON1,339794151012101792,584
SwaleQueenborough and Halfway5,943CONCON2,227914132016002063,639
SwaleRoman4,540CONCON1,3751,036123013001162,780
SwaleSheerness7,885CONCON2,3341,841159022102754,830
SwaleSheppey Central6,535CONCON2,534727155033202544,002
SwaleSheppey East4,376CONCON1,74255495011801712,680
SwaleTeynham and Lynsted4,810CONCON1,838507162025201882,947
SwaleThe Meads2,612CONCON1,0462646607501491,600
SwaleWest Downs2,221CONCON981171550650891,361
SwaleWoodstock4,626CONCON1,911411152013902212,834
 Total83,917CONCON30,76312,4192,26502,78603,16451,397

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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