Yeovil: Seat Details

Yeovil: Overview

Prediction: CON hold

MP at 2019:Marcus Fysh  (CON)
County/Area:Somerset (South West)
Electorate:82,468
Turnout:71.9%

Party2019
Votes
2019
Share
Pred
Votes
CON34,58858.4%51.9%
LIB18,40731.1%23.5%
LAB3,7616.3%9.6%
Green1,6292.7%9.8%
OTH8751.5%4.5%
Reform00.0%0.7%
CON Majority16,18127.3%28.4%
Pred Maj
Chance of winning
CON
96%
LIB
4%
LAB
0%
Green
0%
OTH
0%
Reform
0%

Yeovil : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the Yeovil constituency, the 'South 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 South WestAll GB
Party Winner 2019CONCONCON
Party Winner 2017CONCONCON
Party Winner 2015CONCONCON
Economic Position9° Right7° Right
National Position11° Nat4° Nat
Social Position3° Con
TribeStrong Right
EU Leave %59%53%52%
British Identity26%27%29%
Good Health45%47%48%
UK Born94%92%87%
Good Education36%41%39%
Good Job45%50%51%
High SEC48%52%51%
Average Age51.250.448.3
ABC1 Class47%54%54%
Average House Price£258,805£314,032£309,875

Yeovil ranks #178 for "Leave", #186 for "Right", #136 for "National" and #269 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

Yeovil: Map

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


Predicted ward-by-ward votes for Yeovil

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

YeovilActualPredicted Results
DistrictWardElectorate
2019
GE19
Winner
Pred
Winner
CON
Votes
LAB
Votes
LIB
Votes
Reform
Votes
Green
Votes
MIN
Votes
OTH
Votes
Total
Votes
South SomersetBlackdown and Tatworth4,182CONCON1,8801984092126002363,004
South SomersetBrympton5,848CONCON2,0953951,1533037701524,202
South SomersetChard Avishayes1,830CONCON627140324911301031,316
South SomersetChard Combe1,894CONCON666138355101160751,360
South SomersetChard Crimchard1,966CONCON683132354101600741,413
South SomersetChard Holyrood2,119CONCON6961723981112701181,522
South SomersetChard Jocelyn1,848CONCON734145214911501101,327
South SomersetCoker4,405CONCON1,8772406342227701133,163
South SomersetCrewkerne6,508CONCON2,3444581,1383353101724,676
South SomersetEggwood2,051CONCON76797384101320841,474
South SomersetHamdon2,255CONCON822122460111460591,620
South SomersetIlminster4,585CONCON1,5953118762337001213,296
South SomersetNeroche2,136CONCON1,07889171101270581,533
South SomersetNorthstone, Ivelchester and St Michael's4,225CONCON2,0551913262025201923,036
South SomersetParrett1,996CONCON77988374101250581,434
South SomersetSouth Petherton4,428CONCON1,6442148172336001243,182
South SomersetWindwhistle2,058CONCON93391247101320651,478
South SomersetYeovil College5,885CONCON1,9045861,1693037801624,229
South SomersetYeovil Lyde4,350CONCON1,3415127872234901153,126
South SomersetYeovil Summerlands6,564CONCON2,2135651,2093352601704,716
South SomersetYeovil Westland5,815CONCON2,0484819963047001534,178
South SomersetYeovil Without5,519CONCON1,9933191,1342834801443,966
 Total82,467CONCON30,7745,68413,9294155,79102,65859,251

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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