NewsCO.com.au – Same-sex marriage survey results: See how people who live near you responded

November 15, 2017

Updated

November 15, 2017 12:31:49

See the full results, including seat-by-seat breakdowns.

“Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?”

Australia has voted ‘yes’ to support changing the law to allow same-sex couples to marry.

Key results of the same-sex marriage postal survey:

  • 62 per cent responded ‘yes’ to the same-sex marriage postal survey, a total of 7.82 million people.
  • 38 per cent responded ‘no’, or 4.87 million people.
  • The total response rate to the survey was 79.5 per cent, meaning 12,727,920 people responded.
  • The ACT registered the highest support for SSM, with 74 per cent saying ‘yes’.
  • New South Wales had the lowest support for SSM, with 58 per cent saying ‘yes’.

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About this story

  • The percentages in this article are calculated after invalid survey responses are excluded.

Credits

  • Design: Ben Spraggon, Georgina Piper
  • Development: Colin Gourlay, Andrew Kesper
  • Reporting: Louise Yaxley
  • Production: Cristen Tilley, Matt Liddy

Topics:

federal-government,

gays-and-lesbians,

federal-parliament,

government-and-politics,

australia

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November 15, 2017 10:10:58

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