Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)

2016-2017
Date
29
Regions Surveyed


Full Survey Results

In 2016 and 2017, AmericasBarometer surveyed people in North and South America about a range of topics, including same-sex marriage. Participants were asked to rank their answer on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being "strongly disapprove" and 10 being "strongly approve." Equaldex categories all responses from 1-5 as "disapprove" and all responses from 6-10 as "approve."

Question: "How strongly do you approve or disapprove of same-sex couples having the right to marry?"

Disapprove
Approve
Survey Average
68.9%
31.1%
  1. 1. Canada
    24.3%
    75.7%
  2. 2. Uruguay
    25.4%
    74.6%
  3. 35.1%
    64.9%
  4. 39.1%
    60.9%
  5. 5. Chile
    41.4%
    58.6%
  6. 6. Brazil
    47.9%
    52.1%
  7. 7. Mexico
    48.9%
    51.1%
  8. 61%
    39%
  9. 65%
    35%
  10. 10. Bolivia
    65.3%
    34.7%
  11. 11. Colombia
    66%
    34%
  12. 12. Ecuador
    67.1%
    32.9%
  13. 13. Peru
    71.6%
    28.4%
  14. 72.6%
    27.4%
  15. 15. Paraguay
    73.9%
    26.1%
  16. 16. Nicaragua
    75.5%
    24.5%
  17. 17. Guatemala
    76.8%
    23.2%
  18. 18. Panama
    78.3%
    21.7%
  19. 19. Honduras
    78.6%
    21.4%
  20. 20. Guyana
    79.4%
    20.6%
  21. 81.4%
    18.6%
  22. 22. Jamaica
    84.2%
    15.8%
  23. 88.1%
    11.9%
  24. 24. Grenada
    88.2%
    11.8%
  25. 89.3%
    10.7%
  26. 26. Dominica
    89.6%
    10.4%
  27. 91.4%
    8.6%
  28. 28. Haiti
    95.1%
    4.9%
  29. 96.3%
    3.7%

Regions are ranked by the percentage of "support" responses out of the total responses (excluding participants who answered "don't know" or refused to answer).