Attitudes on same-sex wedding among key groups that are demographic

Attitudes on same-sex wedding among key groups that are demographic

Help for same-sex wedding has remained mainly stable among both women and men since 2017. Today, 66% of females and 57% of males help same-sex wedding.

Help for same-sex wedding additionally has remained constant among whites, blacks and Hispanics in the last couple of years. Today, 62% of whites help same-sex marriage, since do 58% of Hispanics and 51% of blacks.

The rise when you look at the share of grownups who prefer same-sex wedding in the last 15 years is born in component to change that is generational. Young generations express greater degrees of support for same-sex wedding.

12 Months White Ebony Hispanic
2001 34% 32%
2003 32% 28%
2004 31% 21%
2005 37% 27%
2006 35% 25% 42%
2007 38% 26% 38%
2008 41% 26% 39%
2009 37% 29% 41%
2010 44% 30% 41%
2011 49% 36% 42%
2012 49% 40% 50%
2013 50% 38% 54%
2014 53% 42% 56%
2015 58% 39% 55%
2016 57% 42% 56%
2017 64% 51% 60%
2019 62% 51% 58%

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12 months Silent Generation (1928-45) Baby Boomers (1946-64) Generation X (1965-80) Millennials (1981 to 1996)
2001 21% 32% 49%
2003 17% 33% 40% 51%
2004 18% 30% 40% 44%
2005 23% 36% 44% 49%
2006 20% 34% 42% 51%
2007 24% 34% 42% 53%
2008 24% 36% 44% 54%
2009 23% 32% 41% 51%
2010 29% 38% 48% 53%
2011 32% 40% 48% 61%
2012 33% 41% 51% 64%
2013 35% 41% 52% 66%
2014 35% 46% 53% 67%
2015 39% 45% 59% 70%
2016 38% 46% 56% 71%
2017 41% 56% 65% 74%
2019 45% 51% 58% 74%

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