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Belfast

Shows the general election results for Belfast, which is a county in Northern Ireland. It is comprised of 4 constituencies (showhide). In 2019 it had a total electorate of 274,098 and a turnout of 64.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

Electorate
274,098
Turnout
64.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
SF 24.7%
DUP 33.2%
SDLP 16.9%
Alliance 18.3%
UUP 2.1%
Others 4.7%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Party SF DUP SDLP Alliance UUP Others Total
Seats won 2 1 1 0 0 0 4
Change +1 -2 +1 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 44 59 30 33 4 8 178
% vote 24.7% 33.2% 16.9% 18.3% 2.1% 4.7% 100.0%
Change -6.6% -3.7% +7.5% +3.0% +0.4% +1.9% 0%
Candidates 2 4 2 4 2 3 17
Deposits lost 0 0 0 1 1 2 4

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SF DUP SDLP Alliance UUP Green Con UKIP UCU Others
2005 28.9% 32.7% 16.5% 0.0% 15.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 6.6%
2010 26.3% 26.6% 17.6% 14.8% 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 12.4% 1.6%
2015 25.3% 32.4% 10.7% 17.6% 3.0% 2.1% 1.1% 1.7% 0.0% 6.0%
2017 31.4% 36.9% 9.5% 15.4% 1.7% 2.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 2.8%
2019 24.7% 33.2% 16.9% 18.3% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.7%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2019

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year SF DUP SDLP Alliance UUP Green Con UKIP UCU Others
2005 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 19.1%
1 Belfast West 37.8%
2 Belfast South 32.5%
3 Belfast East 4.3%
4 Belfast North 4.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 19.1%
1 Belfast North 4.0%
2 Belfast East 4.3%
3 Belfast South 32.5%
4 Belfast West 37.8%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 51.7%
1 Belfast South 57.2%
2 Belfast West 53.8%
3 Belfast East 49.2%
4 Belfast North 47.1%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 51.7%
1 Belfast North 47.1%
2 Belfast East 49.2%
3 Belfast West 53.8%
4 Belfast South 57.2%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 64.8%
1 Belfast North 67.9%
2 Belfast South 67.7%
3 Belfast East 64.1%
4 Belfast West 59.1%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 64.8%
1 Belfast West 59.1%
2 Belfast East 64.1%
3 Belfast South 67.7%
4 Belfast North 67.9%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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