The population density parameter was derived from Census data. Position of the political parties The 43rd Parliament saw a shift in political party attitudes to same-sex marriage. However, differences remain across demographic groups in the size of the majority saying homosexuality should be accepted by society. As had been the case sincethere remained a wide partisan division. Archived from the original on May 5,
Attention to the issue of same-sex marriage in Australia often follows developments overseas.
The Partisan Divide on Political Values Grows Even Wider
Figure 2 presents another measure of approval or disapproval, taken from the British samples from the different waves of the European Values Study EVS surveysand Inin contrast, the averages were lower for all groups: Even in groups most opposed to same-sex marriage, a majority of young adults favor this policy. You may not reproduce, sell, rent, lease, loan, distribute, or sublicense or otherwise transfer any Data, in whole or in part, to any other party, or use the Data to create any derived product for resale, lease or license. For more on views of same-sex marriage, see: However, differences remain across demographic groups in the size of the majority saying homosexuality should be accepted by society.
Strength of support for same-sex marriage has increased dramatically over the past decade, while strength of opposition has fallen in nearly equal measure. But the gender gap varies somewhat across racial and ethnic groups. Ina majority of each group was opposed to marriage for same-sex couples: Over the past two decades, there has been a dramatic increase in public acceptance of homosexuality, as well as same-sex marriage. Across different aspects of the topic of same-sex relations and equal rights, and using different questions from social survey series, there has been a marked liberalisation of opinion amongst Christians Anglicans, Catholics and otheras well as amongst those with no affiliation.