Same sex marriage

Feb 10, 2015

Q. Do you think people of the same sex should or should not be allowed to marry?

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

 

Nov 2010

Jul 2011

Sep 2012

Oct 2013

Jun 2014

Dec 2014

Should be allowed to marry

59%

69%

48%

90%

48%

53%

54%

55%

57%

60%

55%

Should not be allowed to marry

28%

21%

40%

7%

41%

36%

35%

36%

31%

28%

32%

Don’t know

13%

10%

12%

3%

11%

11%

11%

9%

12%

12%

14%

59% agreed that people of the same sex should be allowed to marry and 28% think they should not. This is an increase in support since this question was previously asked in December.

Support for same sex marriage is 50% among men but 68% among women. 67% of under 35’s support same sex marriage – compared to 43% of those aged 65+.

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