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Percentage of Yes and No Votes in Same-Sex Marriage Survey

In Numbers: How Australia Voted in the Same-Sex Marriage Survey

After months of voting and discussion, the results of the same-sex marriage survey have finally landed: we said yes! Curious to see exactly how many people voted Yes and how many voted No? Below are the numbers as we heard them during the official results announcement this morning.

How many people voted in total?

There were 12.6 million votes counted in total — just over half the population of Australia.

How many people voted Yes?

61.6 percent of the Australian population, or 7,817,247 people voted yes.

How many people voted No?

38.4 percent of the Australian population, or 4,873,987 people voted no.

See the full state breakdown from the ABS below.

Image Sources: Getty and ABS
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