Essential Report

Same sex marriage laws

Feb 10, 2015

Q. Regardless of your opinion about same-sex marriage, do you think it is likely or unlikely that the laws will be changed in the next few years to allow same-sex marriage? 

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

Total likely

56%

59%

52%

70%

47%

Total unlikely

28%

28%

33%

22%

37%

Very likely

15%

19%

13%

21%

11%

Likely

41%

40%

39%

49%

36%

Unlikely

22%

22%

26%

19%

27%

Very unlikely

6%

6%

7%

3%

10%

Don’t know

16%

13%

14%

8%

16%

56% think it is likely that the laws will be changed in the next few years to allow same-sex marriage and 28% think it is unlikely.

There was little difference between across groups on this question.

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