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||Oct 2015||Mar 2016||Jul 2016||Aug 2016||Jun 2017||Jul 2017|
|Should be allowed to marry||61%||72%||55%||74%||42%||59%||64%||58%||62%||60%||63%|
|Should not be allowed to marry||26%||17%||32%||18%||46%||30%||26%||28%||27%||26%||25%|
61% thought that people of the same sex should be able to marry and 26% thought that they should not. Women (66% support) were more likely than men (56%) to support same sex marriage. 81% of 18-24 year olds supported same sex marriage, compared to 46% of over 65 year olds. These results are similar to those of polling over the last few years.
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