DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among Christians by age group

% of Christians who are…

Age distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 63% 37% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3,053
30-49 < 1% 16% 84% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6,130
50-64 < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 7,833
65+ < 1% < 1% < 1% 27% 66% 7% 7,504

Gender composition among Christians by age group

% of Christians who are…

Age distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 47% 53% 3,053
30-49 46% 54% 6,130
50-64 47% 53% 7,833
65+ 42% 58% 7,504

Racial and ethnic composition among Christians by age group

% of Christians who identify as…

Age distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,037. 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.
18-29 53% 16% 3% 23% 5% 3,037
30-49 59% 14% 2% 22% 4% 6,078
50-64 70% 13% 1% 12% 3% 7,726
65+ 81% 9% 1% 7% 2% 7,423

Immigrant status among Christians by age group

% of Christians who are…

Age distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,015. 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.
18-29 14% 16% 70% 3,015
30-49 20% 8% 73% 6,071
50-64 12% 6% 82% 7,764
65+ 8% 9% 83% 7,438

Income distribution among Christians by age group

% of Christians who have a household income of…

Age distribution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,706. 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.
18-29 43% 21% 24% 12% 2,706
30-49 30% 21% 29% 20% 5,644
50-64 33% 19% 28% 20% 6,965
65+ 43% 24% 23% 11% 6,100

Educational distribution among Christians by age group

% of Christians who have completed…

Age distribution High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,046. 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.
18-29 42% 41% 13% 4% 3,046
30-49 38% 32% 18% 12% 6,111
50-64 44% 30% 16% 10% 7,812
65+ 52% 26% 13% 10% 7,481

Marital status among Christians by age group

% of Christians who are…

Age distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,046. 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.
18-29 19% 11% 3% < 1% 66% 3,046
30-49 60% 8% 14% 1% 17% 6,119
50-64 61% 4% 20% 6% 10% 7,809
65+ 54% 2% 12% 28% 4% 7,478

Parent of children under 18 among Christians by age group

% of Christians who are…

Age distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,047. 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.
18-29 26% 74% 3,047
30-49 62% 38% 6,107
50-64 15% 85% 7,817
65+ 3% 97% 7,496

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Christians by age group

% of Christians who say they…

Age distribution Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 71% 22% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 3,053
30-49 76% 19% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 6,130
50-64 78% 17% 2% 1% 1% 1% 7,833
65+ 78% 16% 2% 2% 1% 1% 7,504

Importance of religion in one's life among Christians by age group

% of Christians who say religion is…

Age distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 60% 31% 7% 2% < 1% 3,053
30-49 67% 26% 6% 1% 1% 6,130
50-64 70% 24% 5% 2% < 1% 7,833
65+ 74% 19% 5% 1% 1% 7,504

Attendance at religious services among Christians by age group

% of Christians who attend religious services…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 42% 43% 15% < 1% 3,053
30-49 45% 39% 16% < 1% 6,130
50-64 46% 36% 18% < 1% 7,833
65+ 56% 26% 17% 1% 7,504

Frequency of prayer among Christians by age group

% of Christians who pray…

Age distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 58% 22% 7% 13% < 1% 3,053
30-49 68% 17% 6% 9% 1% 6,130
50-64 70% 17% 5% 8% 1% 7,833
65+ 73% 14% 4% 8% 2% 7,504

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Christians by age group

% of Christians who attend prayer group…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 26% 15% 11% 48% < 1% 3,053
30-49 32% 12% 10% 46% < 1% 6,130
50-64 33% 9% 9% 49% < 1% 7,833
65+ 34% 8% 9% 47% 1% 7,504

Frequency of meditation among Christians by age group

% of Christians who meditate…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 31% 9% 4% 54% 1% 3,053
30-49 41% 8% 4% 45% 2% 6,130
50-64 47% 7% 4% 40% 1% 7,833
65+ 58% 7% 4% 28% 3% 7,504

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Christians by age group

% of Christians who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 58% 19% 11% 11% 1% 3,053
30-49 64% 16% 10% 10% 1% 6,130
50-64 67% 13% 8% 11% 1% 7,833
65+ 71% 10% 6% 11% 2% 7,504

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Christians by age group

% of Christians who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 45% 21% 13% 21% 1% 3,053
30-49 42% 16% 14% 27% 1% 6,130
50-64 47% 15% 12% 24% 1% 7,833
65+ 46% 12% 12% 26% 3% 7,504

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Christians by age group

% of Christians who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Age distribution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 37% 12% 42% 7% 2% 3,053
30-49 43% 8% 40% 7% 2% 6,130
50-64 46% 7% 41% 5% 2% 7,833
65+ 46% 6% 41% 5% 3% 7,504

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Christians by age group

% of Christians who say…

Age distribution There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 28% 70% 1% 1% 3,053
30-49 39% 59% 1% 1% 6,130
50-64 42% 55% 2% 1% 7,833
65+ 40% 56% 2% 2% 7,504

Frequency of reading scripture among Christians by age group

% of Christians who read scripture…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 39% 16% 10% 35% < 1% 3,053
30-49 45% 12% 10% 33% < 1% 6,130
50-64 46% 11% 9% 34% 1% 7,833
65+ 48% 10% 7% 33% 2% 7,504

Interpreting scripture among Christians by age group

% of Christians who say the holy scripture is…

Age distribution Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 30% 42% 2% 21% 5% 3,053
30-49 39% 33% 3% 19% 6% 6,130
50-64 42% 29% 3% 19% 7% 7,833
65+ 43% 29% 5% 16% 8% 7,504

Belief in Heaven among Christians by age group

% of Christians who …in heaven

Age distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 89% 8% 4% 3,053
30-49 86% 8% 6% 6,130
50-64 84% 9% 7% 7,833
65+ 84% 9% 7% 7,504

Belief in Hell among Christians by age group

% of Christians who …in hell

Age distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 76% 20% 4% 3,053
30-49 73% 20% 7% 6,130
50-64 69% 22% 9% 7,833
65+ 64% 25% 11% 7,504

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Christians by age group

% of Christians who identify as…

Age distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 42% 18% 40% 3,053
30-49 42% 19% 39% 6,130
50-64 44% 15% 41% 7,833
65+ 46% 13% 40% 7,504

Political ideology among Christians by age group

% of Christians who are…

Age distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 33% 38% 22% 7% 3,053
30-49 42% 33% 19% 6% 6,130
50-64 47% 31% 17% 5% 7,833
65+ 50% 29% 15% 6% 7,504

Views about size of government among Christians by age group

% of Christians who would rather have…

Age distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 44% 52% 1% 3% 3,053
30-49 53% 41% 3% 3% 6,130
50-64 56% 37% 3% 4% 7,833
65+ 60% 31% 3% 5% 7,504

Views about government aid to the poor among Christians by age group

% of Christians who say government aid to the poor…

Age distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 46% 50% 3% 1% 3,053
30-49 49% 45% 4% 2% 6,130
50-64 49% 45% 4% 2% 7,833
65+ 49% 43% 4% 3% 7,504

Views about abortion among Christians by age group

% of Christians who say abortion should be…

Age distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 44% 54% 2% 3,053
30-49 45% 51% 4% 6,130
50-64 46% 49% 4% 7,833
65+ 42% 51% 7% 7,504

Views about homosexuality among Christians by age group

% of Christians who say homosexuality…

Age distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 67% 28% 3% 2% 3,053
30-49 56% 36% 5% 4% 6,130
50-64 52% 40% 5% 3% 7,833
65+ 43% 47% 4% 5% 7,504

Views about same-sex marriage among Christians by age group

% of Christians who …same-sex marriage

Age distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 60% 35% 5% 3,053
30-49 46% 45% 8% 6,130
50-64 40% 51% 8% 7,833
65+ 31% 59% 10% 7,504

Views about environmental regulation among Christians by age group

% of Christians who say…

Age distribution Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 38% 58% 1% 2% 3,053
30-49 40% 55% 2% 2% 6,130
50-64 45% 50% 2% 3% 7,833
65+ 45% 45% 3% 7% 7,504

Views about human evolution among Christians by age group

% of Christians who say humans…

Age distribution Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,053. 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.
18-29 27% 33% 3% 35% 2% 3,053
30-49 22% 29% 3% 42% 4% 6,130
50-64 19% 30% 4% 44% 4% 7,833
65+ 17% 24% 5% 44% 10% 7,504