JustResearch Edition no. 13

Figure 2: Six in Ten Canadians Support Same-Sex Equality

Figure 2, horizontal bar chart representing percentage of individuals who support same-sex equality of rights in February 2005, May 2004, December 2003, September/October 2003 and June 2000.

Question : Same-sem couples should have the same rights as heterosexual couples.
Source : E KOS Research Associates, Media Release, February 12, 2005.

Long Description

The Y axis is divided into 5 sections and lists the months and years of the survey. The following months/years are listed from top to bottom: February 2005, May 2004, December 2003, September/October 2003 and June 2000.

The X axis is measured in percentages and increases in increments of twenty-five from 0 to 100.

The bar graph demonstrates the percentage of individuals answered "Don′t Know/No Response", "Disagree", "Neither", and "Agree" to the question: “Same-sex couples should have the same rights as heterosexual couples”.

In February 2005:

  • 1% answered "Don′t Know/No Response"
  • 28% answered "Disagree"
  • 11% answered "Neither"
  • 60% answered "Agree"

In May 2004:

  • 2% answered "Don′t Know/No Response"
  • 30% answered "Disagree"
  • 11% answered "Neither"
  • 57% answered "Agree"

December 2003:

  • 1% answered "Don′t Know/No Response"
  • 32% answered "Disagree"
  • 12% answered "Neither"
  • 54% answered "Agree"

September/October 2003

  • 2% answered "Don′t Know/No Response"
  • 35% answered "Disagree"
  • 14% answered "Neither"
  • 50% answered "Agree"

June 2000

  • 2% answered "Don′t Know/No Response"
  • 37% answered "Disagree"
  • 16% answered "Neither"
  • 45% answered "Agree"
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