Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the West by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among adults in the West by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the West who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 864. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 72% 25% 3% 864
Older Millennial 72% 23% 5% 1,072
Generation X 59% 33% 8% 1,760
Baby Boomer 54% 38% 8% 3,130
Silent 44% 47% 8% 1,383
Greatest 34% 47% 19% 117

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