Same sex marriage

Mar 13, 2018

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 2013 Jun 2014 Oct 2015 Jul 2016 Jun 2017 Oct 2017
Should be allowed to marry 65% 76% 54% 89% 54%   57% 60% 59% 58% 61% 61%
Should not be allowed to marry 26% 17% 37% 5% 41%   31% 28% 30% 28% 26% 32%
Don’t know 9%   7% 9% 6% 4%   12% 12% 11% 14% 13% 7%

Support for same sex marriage appears to have increased a little since the national vote.

65% thought that people of the same sex should be able to marry and 26% thought that they should not.

Women (67% support) were more likely than men (62%) to support same sex marriage.

76% of 18-34 year olds supported same sex marriage, compared to 52% of over 65 year olds.

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