Welwyn Hatfield: Seat Details

Welwyn Hatfield: Overview

Prediction: CON hold

MP at 2019:Grant Shapps  (CON)
County/Area:Hertfordshire (Anglia)
Electorate:74,892
Turnout:69.5%

Party2019
Votes
2019
Share
Pred
Votes
CON27,39452.6%44.9%
LAB16,43931.6%36.5%
LIB6,60212.7%9.3%
Green1,6183.1%6.7%
OTH00.0%2.7%
CON Majority10,95521.0%8.4%
Pred Maj
Chance of winning
CON
71%
LAB
29%
LIB
0%
Green
0%
OTH
0%

Welwyn Hatfield : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the Welwyn Hatfield constituency, the 'Anglia' 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 AngliaAll GB
Party Winner 2019CONCONCON
Party Winner 2017CONCONCON
Party Winner 2015CONCONCON
Economic Position9° Right9° Right
National Position7° Nat
Social Position2° Lib3° Con
TribeKind Yuppies
EU Leave %53%56%52%
British Identity28%27%29%
Good Health51%47%48%
UK Born82%89%87%
Good Education46%37%39%
Good Job55%52%51%
High SEC55%53%51%
Average Age45.849.348.3
ABC1 Class61%55%54%
Average House Price£474,808£355,603£309,875

Welwyn Hatfield ranks #336 for "Leave", #204 for "Right", #378 for "National" and #467 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

Welwyn Hatfield: Map

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


Predicted ward-by-ward votes for Welwyn Hatfield

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

Welwyn HatfieldActualPredicted Results
DistrictWardElectorate
2019
GE19
Winner
Pred
Winner
CON
Votes
LAB
Votes
LIB
Votes
Reform
Votes
Green
Votes
MIN
Votes
OTH
Votes
Total
Votes
St AlbansColney Heath21LIBCON741020014
Welwyn HatfieldBrookmans Park and Little Heath5,204CONCON2,45973117201740823,618
Welwyn HatfieldHaldens5,011CONCON1,4601,37024603220863,484
Welwyn HatfieldHandside5,528CONCON1,6491,076591040701203,843
Welwyn HatfieldHatfield Central4,725LABLAB1,2131,62020101720783,284
Welwyn HatfieldHatfield East5,049CONCON1,4111,37036602660973,510
Welwyn HatfieldHatfield South West4,541LABLAB1,0581,55727701820833,157
Welwyn HatfieldHatfield Villages4,889CONCON1,4761,47019201800803,398
Welwyn HatfieldHollybush4,861CONLAB1,3741,56419201700793,379
Welwyn HatfieldHowlands5,323CONLAB1,4551,73022801970883,698
Welwyn HatfieldNorthaw and Cuffley376CONCON178511401206261
Welwyn HatfieldPanshanger4,526CONCON1,48697039901990933,147
Welwyn HatfieldPeartree4,800CONLAB1,1351,53636702040943,336
Welwyn HatfieldSherrards4,586CONCON1,44191044102980983,188
Welwyn HatfieldWelham Green and Hatfield South5,121CONCON1,4841,289463021601063,558
Welwyn HatfieldWelwyn East5,245CONCON2,00397235802130993,645
Welwyn HatfieldWelwyn West5,086CONCON2,06575932902890943,536
 Total74,892CONCON23,35418,9794,83703,50301,38352,056

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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