Age distribution by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition by age group

% of adults who are ages…

Religious tradition 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 259. 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.
Buddhist 34% 30% 23% 14% 259
Catholic 17% 33% 29% 20% 7,061
Evangelical Protestant 17% 33% 29% 20% 8,417
Hindu 34% 56% 6% 4% 194
Historically Black Protestant 20% 36% 29% 15% 1,873
Jehovah's Witness 15% 34% 29% 23% 238
Jewish 22% 27% 26% 26% 825
Mainline Protestant 16% 29% 29% 26% 5,946
Mormon 22% 40% 22% 16% 651
Muslim 44% 37% 13% 5% 234
Orthodox Christian 26% 40% 21% 13% 177
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 35% 37% 19% 9% 7,437

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