Same sex marriage

Jun 2, 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

Feb 2015

Should be allowed to marry

59%

70%

49%

93%

39%

53%

54%

55%

57%

60%

55%

59%

Should not be allowed to marry

30%

21%

38%

3%

51%

36%

35%

36%

31%

28%

32%

28%

Don’t know

11%

9%

13%

4%

9%

11%

11%

9%

12%

12%

14%

13%

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Total

Men

Women

Aged 18-34

Aged 35-54

Aged 55+

Should be allowed to marry

59%

54%

64%

69%

57%

51%

Should not be allowed to marry

30%

34%

25%

21%

31%

38%

Don’t know

11%

12%

10%

10%

12%

11%

59% agreed that people of the same sex should be allowed to marry and 30% think they should not. This represents little change since this question was previously asked in February.

Support for same sex marriage is 54% among men and 64% among women. 69% of under 35’s support same sex marriage – while those aged 65+ are split 43% in favour/43% against.

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