Same sex marriage

Jun 23, 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

 

Jul 2011

Sep 2012

Oct 2013

Jun 2014

Dec 2014

Feb 2015

Jun 2015

Should be allowed to marry

59%

73%

42%

88%

37%

 

54%

55%

57%

60%

55%

59%

59%

Should not be allowed to marry

28%

17%

41%

5%

55%

 

35%

36%

31%

28%

32%

28%

30%

Don’t know

14%

10%

17%

7%

8%

 

11%

9%

12%

12%

14%

13%

11%

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Total

Men

Women

Aged 18-34

Aged 35-54

Aged 55+

Should be allowed to marry

59%

56%

61%

70%

59%

44%

Should not be allowed to marry

28%

31%

24%

17%

27%

41%

Don’t know

14%

13%

15%

13%

14%

15%

59% agreed that people of the same sex should be allowed to marry and 28% think they should not. This represents little change since this question was previously asked in February and early June.

Support for same sex marriage is 56% among men and 61% among women. 70% of under 35’s support same sex marriage – while those aged 65+ split 31% in favour/53% against.

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