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How Britain voted at the 2019 general election

Geoff Riley

17th December 2019

YouGov have published their extensive polling data on how Britain voted in the 2019 General Election. Some really interesting data to dive into here.

Access their main findings from this link

Some new analysis this morning from YouGov about voting last Thursday

How Britain voted at the 2019 general election... by their vote in 2017
2017 Conservative voters
Con - 85%
Lib Dem - 7%
Lab - 4%

2017 Labour voters
Lab - 72%
Con - 11%
Lib Dem - 9%

How Britain voted at the 2019 general election... by their EU referendum vote
Leave voters
Con - 74%
Lab - 14%
Remain voters
Lab - 49%
Lib Dem - 21%
Con - 19%

How Britain voted at the 2019 general election... by their EU ref + 2017 votes
Con+Leave voters
Con - 92%
Con+Remain voters
Con - 65%
Lib Dem - 22%
Lab - 8%
Lab+Leave voters
Lab - 52%
Con - 33%
Lab+Remain voters
Lab - 79%
Lib Dem - 12%

How Britain voted at the 2019 general election... by education level
Low (GCSE or below)

Con - 58%
Lab - 25%
Lib Dem - 8%
Medium
Con - 48%
Lab - 31%
Lib Dem - 11%
High (degree or above)
Lab - 43%
Con - 29%
Lib Dem - 17%

How Britain voted at the 2019 general election... by social grade
AB
Con - 42%
Lab - 32%
C1
Con - 43%
Lab - 34%
C2
Con - 49%
Lab - 31%
DE
Con - 47%
Lab - 34%

How Britain voted at the 2019 general election... by age and gender
18-24 year old men
Lab - 46%
Con - 28%
Lib Dem - 12%
18-24 year old women
Lab - 65%
Con - 15%
Lib Dem - 10%
65+ year old men and women
Con - 64%
Lab - 15-18%
Lib Dem - 10-11%

How Britain voted at the 2019 general election... by gender
Men
Con - 46%
Lab - 31%
Lib Dem - 12%
Women
Con - 44%
Lab - 35%
Lib Dem - 11%

Voting by 2016 EU Referendum vote

How Britain voted at the 2019 general election... by their vote in 2017

How Britain voted at the 2019 general election... by social grade

How Britain voted at the 2019 general election... by age

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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