UK General Election May 1979

Constituencies in order of turnout


Constituency%
Turnout
%
Majority
Stepney & Poplar53.3141.63
City of London & Westminster South55.1535.23
Newham North West55.3834.94
Bethnal Green & Bow55.4926.47
Belfast West56.5324.74
Newham South57.0541.90
Chelsea57.3047.61
Liverpool Scotland Exchange57.4162.86
Peckham57.6631.77
Antrim South58.2452.78
Bermondsey59.3338.66
Glasgow Central59.4556.04
Hackney Central59.8731.59
Hackney South & Shoreditch60.0825.90
Holborn & St Pancras South60.40 9.53
Cardiff West60.7875.21
St Marylebone60.8433.42
Hackney North & Stoke Newington60.9018.33
Tottenham61.1724.91
Islington North61.2119.03
Down North62.1738.06
Birmingham Ladywood62.2936.65
Vauxhall62.4518.88
Birmingham Small Heath62.9039.12
Islington South & Finsbury62.9217.97
Newham North East63.0923.98
Lambeth Central63.1821.65
Paddington63.32 0.30
Islington Central63.6915.89
Manchester Central63.7048.65
St Pancras North63.7420.29
Deptford63.7621.68
Nottingham East63.9210.58
Antrim North64.2828.23
Salford East64.3427.82
Sheffield Park64.4550.72
Kensington64.6016.14
Liverpool Toxteth64.7822.66
Birmingham Sparkbrook64.9727.89
Leeds South East65.0033.17
Belfast North65.07 2.35
Newcastle upon Tyne Central65.2547.98
Glasgow Kelvingrove65.6321.52
Glasgow Provan66.0454.37
Brent East66.9016.62
West Bromwich West67.1123.99
Londonderry67.1319.50
Orkney & Shetland67.2035.09
Hampstead67.41 8.53
Wood Green67.41 7.17
Hull West67.4623.04
Edinburgh Central67.5118.29
Western Isles67.5220.26
Belfast East67.55 0.13
Nottingham North67.61 5.75
Glasgow Maryhill67.6951.25
Glasgow Springburn67.8144.72
Birmingham Edgbaston67.8320.59
Middlesbrough67.8725.79
Belfast South67.8936.61
Birmingham Erdington67.93 1.56
Newcastle upon Tyne North67.96 6.40
Battersea North67.9822.99
Glasgow Shettleston68.2342.08
Brent South68.2628.52
Manchester Ardwick68.3623.91
Birmingham Handsworth68.3910.42
Glasgow Queen's Park68.4340.35
Leeds South68.7041.62
Oldham East68.7012.86
Salford West68.7224.22
Sheffield Brightside68.8447.20
Liverpool Edge Hill69.0417.41
Stoke-on-Trent Central69.0430.69
Bradford West69.0517.17
Wolverhampton South East69.1021.27
Glasgow Govan69.1149.34
Dagenham69.1221.51
Gateshead West69.3141.30
Leyton69.3913.96
Sunderland North69.5425.42
Aberdeen North69.6742.37
Coventry South East69.8621.03
Sunderland South70.0015.17
Southend East70.0826.95
Armagh70.0912.45
Woolwich East70.1128.41
Dudley East70.1318.37
Hornsey70.13 9.85
Leeds North East70.1312.99
Hendon South70.1823.11
Liverpool Kirkdale70.1925.36
Liverpool West Derby70.2020.20
Norwood70.37 5.64
Hammersmith North70.40 9.80
Hull Central70.4117.74
Dulwich70.42 0.28
Bootle70.4434.39
Bournemouth West70.4638.45
Warley East70.4613.15
Tooting70.4814.48
Birmingham Northfield70.62 0.37
Greenwich70.6318.80
Wolverhampton North East70.7012.61
Warley West70.7523.43
Sheffield Hillsborough70.8123.08
Hull East70.8237.58
Leeds East70.8922.17
Battersea South70.92 1.07
Barking71.0620.42
West Bromwich East71.09 4.81
South Shields71.1826.13
Walthamstow71.2512.53
Warrington71.3032.81
Acton71.4014.28
Derby South71.4011.31
Manchester Moss Side71.5413.25
Streatham71.5414.41
Birmingham Stechford71.55 3.77
Bristol West71.5629.70
Hove71.5938.63
Thanet West71.6029.18
Southall71.6521.52
Hastings71.6821.56
Edinburgh North71.7613.53
Bradford North71.8115.28
Finchley71.8119.78
Bristol South71.8825.87
Dearne valley71.9649.23
Down South71.9912.75
Cambridge72.02 8.57
Blackpool South72.0920.94
Richmond (Yorks)72.1040.33
Rotherham72.1230.60
Leicester West72.2618.20
Walsall North72.2811.10
Plymouth Devonport72.34 2.87
Aberdeenshire East72.38 1.42
Huyton72.4114.21
Newcastle upon Tyne West72.4218.66
Banffshire72.45 3.37
Croydon North West72.52 9.35
Sheffield Hallam72.5226.10
Stoke-on-Trent South72.5226.48
Brighton Pavilion72.5524.47
Oldham West72.5917.02
Folkestone & Hythe72.6233.27
Blackpool North72.6323.65
Coventry North East72.6822.34
Sheffield Attercliffe72.6839.55
Thanet East72.7228.74
Rochester & Chatham72.74 4.63
Stoke-on-Trent North72.7528.75
Manchester Openshaw72.7825.96
Paisley72.7929.63
St Helens72.8128.55
Liverpool Walton72.8320.63
Goole72.8423.39
Portsmouth South72.8823.49
Houghton-le-Spring72.8947.80
Barnsley72.9339.92
Bournemouth East73.0844.31
Leeds North West73.0812.38
Scarborough73.1227.68
Glasgow Garscadden73.1739.61
Bradford South73.18 7.73
Nottingham West73.24 4.42
Hemsworth73.2749.65
Worthing73.2737.11
Birmingham Hall Green73.3319.27
Leeds West73.3322.41
Liverpool Wavertree73.3516.03
Chesterfield73.3825.14
Bristol North East73.4615.07
Rochdale73.6610.75
Birmingham Selly Oak73.6810.03
Glasgow Pollok73.6819.52
Greenock & Port Glasgow73.6824.85
Wanstead & Woodford73.7042.09
Stockton73.7116.92
Birmingham Yardley73.75 2.74
Liverpool Garston73.76 4.77
Angus North & Mearns73.7934.30
Hendon North73.8216.02
Cardiff South East73.8521.60
Arundel73.8645.45
Pontefract & Castleford73.8944.38
Oswestry73.9031.09
Birkenhead73.9314.17
Blackburn73.9614.15
Wigan74.1129.71
Croydon North East74.1216.03
Bridlington74.1829.95
Brighton Kemptown74.1816.82
Oxford74.18 2.47
Ince74.2023.27
Widnes74.2417.70
Harrogate74.2636.07
Feltham & Heston74.32 6.92
Huddersfield East74.32 7.71
Easington74.3336.20
Lewisham East74.35 3.19
Howden74.3830.69
Inverness74.44 8.93
Westmorland74.4527.79
Batley & Morley74.5411.42
Newcastle upon Tyne East74.5518.61
Holland with Boston74.5827.47
Rother Valley74.6335.18
Edmonton74.64 4.51
Tunbridge Wells74.6638.29
Harwich74.6729.82
Southampton Itchen74.68 2.64
Beckenham74.7031.77
Bishop Auckland74.7010.82
Hartlepool74.7116.62
Canterbury74.7234.00
Don Valley74.7224.38
Southport74.7312.77
Manchester Withington74.74 8.40
Thornaby74.7411.96
Leicester South74.80 3.78
Kingston upon Thames74.8931.41
Eton & Slough74.92 2.76
Doncaster74.95 6.56
Hayes & Harlington75.01 7.84
Manchester Wythenshawe75.0126.65
Torbay75.0831.59
Harrow Central75.1012.33
Thurrock75.11 9.32
Glasgow Craigton75.1531.44
Crosby75.1831.56
Horncastle75.2127.17
Edinburgh Leith75.2414.35
Northampton South75.27 9.44
Gateshead East75.3231.24
Coatbridge & Airdrie75.3333.46
Fylde North75.3335.67
Guildford75.3436.07
Worcester75.4119.70
Windsor & Maidenhead75.4338.99
Surbiton75.4830.50
Surrey North West75.5544.81
Chichester75.5642.68
Wakefield75.5714.17
Leicester East75.58 5.62
Chipping Barnet75.5931.81
Norwich North75.6115.84
Brigg & Scunthorpe75.62 0.68
Havant & Waterloo75.6232.76
Swansea East75.6246.50
Croydon Central75.6815.78
Cardiff North75.7011.15
Glasgow Hillhead75.72 6.64
Consett75.7636.39
Birmingham Perry Barr75.78 1.25
Grimsby75.7912.36
Ayrshire North & Bute75.8511.39
Ilford South75.87 4.10
Reading North75.8714.97
Redcar75.9016.97
Wallsend75.9023.83
Aberdeenshire West75.94 5.36
Huddersfield West75.96 3.61
Durham North West75.9831.72
Northampton North76.0012.09
Lewisham West76.01 2.33
Fulham76.08 3.46
Edinburgh East76.0920.16
Putney76.10 5.35
Ormskirk76.11 1.15
Argyll76.12 4.97
Beaconsfield76.1941.51
Southend West76.2533.03
Southgate76.2639.09
Lewes76.2737.32
Southampton Test76.30 3.62
Bury St Edmunds76.3227.76
Durham76.3519.00
Ross & Cromarty76.3618.85
Manchester Blackley76.3711.15
Swindon76.4111.74
Wimbledon76.4226.61
Dudley West76.45 1.77
Aldershot76.4635.64
Morecambe & Lonsdale76.4630.14
Thirsk & Malton76.4637.46
Reading South76.4828.02
Woking76.5133.08
Chertsey & Walton76.5522.85
Epping Forest76.5530.25
Wolverhampton South West76.5621.24
Ashton-under-Lyne76.6018.67
Heywood & Royton76.61 3.63
Romford76.6120.85
Colchester76.6219.97
Shrewsbury76.6521.01
Ashford76.6728.94
Stratford-on-Avon76.6738.41
Eastbourne76.6844.25
Halifax76.69 2.52
Brent North76.7120.56
Croydon South76.7443.84
Walsall South76.74 3.59
Fylde South76.7544.54
Chester-le-Street76.7635.23
Edinburgh Pentlands76.76 2.66
Normanton76.7625.87
Carshalton76.7920.08
Derby North76.79 0.33
Mitcham & Morden76.87 1.29
Essex South East76.8938.74
Spelthorne76.8929.63
Epsom & Ewell76.9141.73
Leigh76.9417.61
Plymouth Sutton76.9521.41
Penrith & the Border76.9838.82
Meriden77.02 5.42
Lincoln77.03 1.42
Maidstone77.0329.34
St Ives77.0333.15
Stalybridge & Hyde77.0612.60
Dewsbury77.09 8.97
East Grinstead77.0937.69
Rye77.1340.76
Yarmouth77.1412.99
Solihull77.1849.52
Manchester Gorton77.1915.09
Plymouth Drake77.19 9.87
Preston South77.19 1.55
New Forest77.2338.71
Falmouth & Cambourne77.2630.83
Sheffield Heeley77.26 9.65
Sutton Coldfield77.2652.72
Wallasey77.2610.06
Edinburgh South77.30 5.43
Perth & East Perthshire77.31 6.46
Haltemprice77.3332.13
Mansfield77.3420.39
Worcestershire South77.3433.79
Stockport South77.35 3.00
Huntingdonshire77.3729.69
Salisbury77.3812.49
Kirkaldy77.3927.65
Honiton77.4141.63
Fife Central77.4237.86
Morpeth77.4430.63
Erith & Crayford77.45 5.75
The Wrekin77.45 1.35
Eccles77.4717.78
Gosport77.4735.45
Moray & Nairn77.47 1.18
Weston-super-Mare77.4734.08
Crewe77.48 9.19
Esher77.5145.40
Henley77.5235.78
Jarrow77.5226.74
Kidderminster77.5625.09
Cheltenham77.6020.98
Ravensbourne77.6041.66
Wycombe77.6130.28
Christchurch & Lymington77.6349.07
Chester77.6416.65
Dundee East77.66 5.04
Altrincham & Sale77.6926.30
Luton East77.69 2.08
Stretford77.69 8.37
Tynemouth77.6913.03
Warwick & Leamington77.7025.05
York77.70 2.09
Burnley77.7215.40
Farnworth77.7614.51
Midlothian77.7721.46
Wirral77.7830.91
Motherwell & Wishaw77.8027.94
Hertfordshire East77.8128.63
Preston North77.82 0.07
Ealing North77.83 2.48
Runcorn77.8316.71
Edinburgh West77.8517.25
Harrow East77.8520.50
Dorking77.8741.86
Maldon77.9232.71
Peterborough77.94 8.98
Darwen77.9722.27
Shoreham77.9738.29
Sussex Mid77.9839.17
Aylesbury77.9934.07
Knutsford77.9939.58
Basildon78.01 6.41
Winchester78.0233.46
Norfolk South West78.0523.69
Bath78.0718.36
Enfield North78.08 6.72
Ilkeston78.0814.63
Rutland & Stamford78.0831.94
Dumfries78.0917.93
Pontypridd78.0926.77
Brentford & Isleworth78.10 8.96
Macclesfield78.1034.01
Barkston Ash78.1226.06
West Lothian78.1230.01
Poole78.1334.57
Hornchurch78.14 1.62
Reigate78.1737.74
Louth78.2211.65
Wokingham78.2228.20
Grantham78.2427.46
Barrow-in-Furness78.2618.16
Blyth78.2711.31
Cambridgeshire78.2731.93
Banbury78.2925.50
Petersfield78.2934.90
Bolsover78.3142.08
Dorset South78.3326.20
Norfolk South78.3524.24
Chingford78.3628.19
Dundee West78.3620.89
Pontypool78.3638.76
Bristol South East78.39 3.45
Caithness & Sutherland78.3910.96
Darlington78.42 2.12
Surrey East78.4243.13
Newton78.4414.05
Wrexham78.4419.66
Hereford78.4510.31
Nuneaton78.4812.21
Faversham78.5319.73
Aberdeen South78.55 1.51
Buckingham78.5617.18
Devon West78.5735.59
Ludlow78.5721.16
Flint West78.5918.01
Aberdare78.6154.27
Bothwell78.6131.57
Ruislip Northwood78.6139.44
Glasgow Cathcart78.63 4.19
Bedford78.6520.41
Portsmouth North78.66 4.27
Luton West78.69 0.51
Sudbury & Woodbridge78.6928.59
Melton78.7035.45
Harlow78.72 2.62
Harrow West78.7233.96
Accrington78.73 8.23
Bromsgrove & Redditch78.7319.33
Bolton East78.74 4.02
Norfolk North78.7428.25
Burton78.7517.75
Cirencester & Tewkesbury78.7529.12
Caerphilly78.8139.84
Ripon78.8138.66
Stafford & Stone78.8120.07
Sutton & Cheam78.8431.60
Gillingham78.8520.82
Uxbridge78.8616.81
Middleton & Prestwich78.89 1.80
Penistone78.8916.99
Carlton78.9021.14
Gainsborough78.9413.80
Chislehurst78.9522.89
Stirling Falkirk & Grangemouth78.9529.90
Fife East78.9819.98
Sevenoaks78.9834.59
Dorset West79.0036.87
Ilford North79.0014.00
Conway79.0214.97
Hertfordshire South79.0222.90
Staffordshire South West79.0232.74
Fareham79.0634.99
Blaydon79.0718.41
Eye79.1027.19
Merthyr Tydfil79.1057.22
Oxfordshire Mid79.1130.92
Aberavon79.1536.95
Norfolk North West79.1511.97
Coventry North West79.2110.23
Bridgwater79.2224.97
Wells 79.2420.60
Tiverton79.2527.53
Sidcup79.2633.97
Dunfermline79.3114.21
Halesowen & Stourbridge79.3113.37
Kettering79.31 2.11
Nantwich79.3115.13
Newbury79.3216.14
Bolton West79.36 1.51
Llanelli79.3938.99
Bassetlaw79.4212.25
Lancaster79.4510.38
Basingstoke79.4827.60
Tonbridge & Malling79.4930.01
Abingdon79.5029.07
Gloucester79.5112.42
Hexham79.5216.09
Stockport North79.55 0.78
Bedwellty79.5950.64
Hamilton79.5935.89
Woolwich West79.59 5.82
Devizes79.6025.25
Swansea West79.62 0.76
Kinross & West Perthshire79.6421.08
Newport79.6815.33
Dorset North79.6936.21
Ogmore79.6928.77
Chesham & Amersham79.7238.43
East Kilbride79.7324.49
Lanarkshire North79.7323.99
Westbury79.7322.04
Hertfordshire South West79.7426.97
Ayrshire Central79.7521.81
Rhondda79.7662.24
Cannock79.7915.47
Ayr79.81 6.33
Angus South79.87 2.10
Bedfordshire South79.9028.17
Derbyshire North East79.90 9.42
Ebbw Vale79.9055.62
Ayrshire South79.92 3.75
Newark79.94 2.90
Farnham79.9531.88
Lowestoft79.9511.82
Totnes79.9515.74
Chippenham79.96 7.88
Carlisle79.9810.63
Denbigh79.9816.79
Dunbartonshire Central80.0130.38
Harborough80.0339.81
Cleveland & Whitby80.0513.19
Bexleyheath80.1220.97
Westhoughton80.12 8.58
Brighouse & Spenborough80.17 3.31
Dunbartonshire West80.1914.77
Abertillery80.2259.82
Norwich South80.23 3.31
Barry80.3314.57
Twickenham80.3322.36
Pudsey80.3416.03
Dartford80.35 3.01
Hertford & Stevenage80.37 1.84
Ulster Mid80.3715.25
Upminster80.4017.09
Leek80.4215.02
Rutherglen80.4220.20
St Albans80.4429.23
Daventry80.5029.36
Shipley80.5019.41
Keighley80.51 0.18
Ashfield80.5712.43
Cardiff North West80.5817.81
Renfrewshire East80.5825.49
Brentwood & Ongar80.6235.14
Dover & Deal80.6512.98
Eastleigh80.6629.46
Bebington & Ellesmere Port80.68 0.66
Clitheroe80.6826.35
Derbyshire West80.6925.00
Sowerby80.74 2.97
Taunton80.7423.75
Ipswich80.80 5.23
Gower80.8122.69
Isle of Ely80.81 5.89
Northwich80.8819.89
Braintree80.9320.59
Chelmsford81.02 8.02
Yeovil81.0417.41
Kilmarnock81.0823.43
Derbyshire South East81.0915.84
Renfrewshire West81.1713.50
Anglesey81.18 7.27
Galloway81.20 8.75
Neath81.2244.37
Loughborough81.23 8.37
Lichfield & Tamworth81.2510.26
Wellingborough81.2517.33
Watford81.26 7.35
Stroud81.2825.04
Bristol North West81.31 8.77
Pembroke81.3112.04
Bedfordshire Mid81.3231.03
Beeston81.3416.11
Richmond upon Thames81.37 6.12
Gravesend81.4012.92
Horsham & Crawley81.4018.44
Montgomery81.41 5.47
Coventry South West81.50 9.97
Caernarvon81.5124.87
Cardigan81.51 5.91
Exeter81.5514.30
Nelson & Colne81.55 1.12
Newcastle-under-Lyme81.59 7.15
Saffron Walden81.6128.94
Orpington81.6728.98
Rushcliffe81.6940.90
Stirlingshire East & Clackmannan81.69 1.81
Devon North81.7313.34
Flint East81.7310.25
Whitehaven81.7412.64
High Peak81.77 9.80
Lanark81.7712.25
Cheadle81.7831.11
Isle of Wight81.84 0.47
Colne Valley81.86 4.48
Leominster81.9012.32
Stirlingshire West81.9621.94
Roxburgh Selkirk & Peebles82.0021.84
Chorley82.01 3.88
Gloucestershire South82.0521.77
Hitchin82.1920.96
Somerset North82.2426.50
Aldridge-Brownhills82.5310.84
Bodmin82.5419.71
Bury & Radcliffe82.64 0.06
Berwick & East Lothian82.94 3.31
Truro82.9413.71
Monmouth83.0014.69
Blaby83.3236.12
Merioneth83.3917.21
Hazel Grove83.4426.14
Belper83.58 1.44
Rossendale83.76 4.42
Workington83.7912.48
Berwick-upon-Tweed83.8215.97
Dunbartonshire East83.90 3.78
Rugby83.90 5.29
Gloucestershire West83.92 7.09
Skipton84.0612.57
Brecon & Radnor84.21 6.31
Carmarthen84.40 3.80
Bosworth84.5511.05
Hemel Hempstead84.80 6.41
Welwyn & Hatfield84.99 5.84
Cornwall North86.08 7.90
Kingswood86.19 0.58
Fermanagh & South Tyrone87.12 8.01



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