Same sex marriage

Apr 22, 2013

Q. Do you think people of the same sex should or should not be allowed to marry?

 

15 Nov 10

14 Mar 11

4 Jul 11

13 Aug 12

24 Sep 12

Total

22 Apr 13

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Should be allowed to marry

53%

49%

54%

54%

55%

54%

64%

42%

89%

Should not be allowed to marry

36%

40%

35%

33%

36%

33%

26%

44%

3%

Don’t know

11%

10%

11%

13%

9%

13%

10%

13%

8%

There has been little movement in the figures since the last time the question was polled last September: with a 1% decrease in those in favour of same sex marriage (54%) and a 3% decrease in those opposed (33%).

There has been little movement in the results in the two years since the question was first polled in November 2010.

Those most in favour of same sex marriage were Greens voters (89%), Labor voters (64%) and women (62%). 44% of Liberal/National voters, 40% of men and 50% of people aged 65+ opposed.

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