Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who seldom or never read scripture by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are…

Religious tradition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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Buddhist 24% 18% 20% 32% 5% < 1% 145
Catholic 12% 12% 27% 37% 12% 1% 3,741
Evangelical Protestant 10% 14% 27% 35% 12% 1% 1,444
Hindu 11% 48% 35% 7% < 1% < 1% 118
Historically Black Protestant 17% 20% 26% 32% 6% < 1% 303
Jewish 12% 12% 23% 31% 18% 4% 572
Mainline Protestant 11% 10% 25% 36% 15% 2% 2,598
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 21% 28% 23% 6% < 1% 6,027

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