Frequency of reading scripture among 18-29 year olds

% of 18-29 year olds who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,544. 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.
2014 27% 12% 8% 53% < 1% 5,544
2007 27% 11% 9% 52% 1% 4,242

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Frequency of reading scripture among 18-29 year olds by religious group

% of 18-29 year olds who read scripture…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 19% 12% 13% 55% < 1% 890
Evangelical Protestant 57% 17% 7% 18% < 1% 1,092
Historically Black Protestant 46% 19% 11% 24% < 1% 298
Jewish 23% 8% 7% 60% 1% 104
Mainline Protestant 25% 16% 11% 47% < 1% 586
Mormon 78% 11% < 1% 11% < 1% 114
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 7% 7% 6% 80% < 1% 2,003

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 59% 41% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,447
Once or twice a month 66% 34% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 647
Several times a year 64% 36% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 464
Seldom/never 63% 37% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,968

Gender composition among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 46% 54% 1,447
Once or twice a month 52% 48% 647
Several times a year 50% 50% 464
Seldom/never 53% 47% 2,968

Racial and ethnic composition among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,430. 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.
At least once a week 48% 21% 4% 21% 6% 1,430
Once or twice a month 49% 18% 7% 21% 5% 643
Several times a year 46% 15% 5% 27% 7% 459
Seldom/never 61% 9% 8% 18% 4% 2,950

Immigrant status among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,425. 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.
At least once a week 17% 14% 69% 1,425
Once or twice a month 16% 18% 66% 639
Several times a year 16% 18% 66% 454
Seldom/never 13% 18% 69% 2,935

Income distribution among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who have a household income of…

Frequency of reading scripture Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,270. 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.
At least once a week 47% 21% 22% 10% 1,270
Once or twice a month 46% 20% 23% 11% 574
Several times a year 41% 23% 20% 15% 419
Seldom/never 39% 22% 25% 15% 2,620

Educational distribution among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,446. 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.
At least once a week 41% 42% 13% 4% 1,446
Once or twice a month 43% 42% 12% 4% 647
Several times a year 48% 36% 13% 4% 462
Seldom/never 41% 39% 16% 5% 2,961

Marital status among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,441. 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.
At least once a week 23% 9% 4% < 1% 64% 1,441
Once or twice a month 16% 13% 4% < 1% 68% 646
Several times a year 16% 9% 3% < 1% 72% 464
Seldom/never 12% 14% 3% < 1% 71% 2,962

Parent of children under 18 among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,443. 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.
At least once a week 29% 71% 1,443
Once or twice a month 26% 74% 647
Several times a year 20% 80% 464
Seldom/never 18% 82% 2,962

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who say they…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 84% 11% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1,447
Once or twice a month 67% 23% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 647
Several times a year 55% 24% 9% 1% 9% 2% 464
Seldom/never 29% 26% 13% 1% 27% 4% 2,968

Importance of religion in one's life among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who say religion is…

Frequency of reading scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 81% 14% 2% 2% < 1% 1,447
Once or twice a month 56% 32% 7% 4% < 1% 647
Several times a year 39% 42% 12% 7% 1% 464
Seldom/never 15% 32% 26% 27% < 1% 2,968

Attendance at religious services among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who attend religious services…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 64% 25% 10% < 1% 1,447
Once or twice a month 31% 52% 16% 1% 647
Several times a year 19% 59% 21% < 1% 464
Seldom/never 8% 37% 55% < 1% 2,968

Frequency of prayer among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 83% 13% 1% 3% < 1% 1,447
Once or twice a month 55% 26% 9% 9% < 1% 647
Several times a year 35% 31% 10% 24% 1% 464
Seldom/never 18% 16% 9% 58% < 1% 2,968

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who attend prayer group…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 51% 18% 9% 22% < 1% 1,447
Once or twice a month 15% 24% 14% 47% < 1% 647
Several times a year 6% 12% 25% 57% 1% 464
Seldom/never 3% 4% 5% 89% < 1% 2,968

Frequency of meditation among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who meditate…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 52% 9% 2% 36% 1% 1,447
Once or twice a month 29% 13% 4% 52% 1% 647
Several times a year 22% 13% 13% 51% 1% 464
Seldom/never 17% 9% 5% 68% 1% 2,968

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 78% 12% 4% 5% 1% 1,447
Once or twice a month 55% 23% 12% 9% 1% 647
Several times a year 45% 24% 17% 14% 1% 464
Seldom/never 36% 21% 12% 29% 1% 2,968

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 52% 20% 8% 18% 1% 1,447
Once or twice a month 46% 23% 13% 18% 1% 647
Several times a year 50% 21% 15% 13% 1% 464
Seldom/never 46% 18% 13% 23% < 1% 2,968

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of reading scripture Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 55% 12% 28% 3% 2% 1,447
Once or twice a month 27% 17% 44% 10% 2% 647
Several times a year 18% 17% 52% 11% 2% 464
Seldom/never 8% 18% 56% 17% 1% 2,968

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who say…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 37% 61% 1% 1% 1,447
Once or twice a month 24% 75% 1% < 1% 647
Several times a year 16% 82% < 1% 1% 464
Seldom/never 16% 83% 1% 1% 2,968

Interpreting scripture among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 41% 40% 4% 10% 5% 1,447
Once or twice a month 24% 45% 2% 24% 5% 647
Several times a year 22% 36% 1% 35% 6% 464
Seldom/never 8% 18% 1% 66% 6% 2,968

Belief in Heaven among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 87% 9% 4% 1,447
Once or twice a month 85% 12% 3% 647
Several times a year 73% 21% 6% 464
Seldom/never 53% 40% 7% 2,968

Belief in Hell among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 76% 19% 5% 1,447
Once or twice a month 72% 24% 4% 647
Several times a year 62% 34% 4% 464
Seldom/never 41% 53% 7% 2,968

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 42% 21% 37% 1,447
Once or twice a month 37% 18% 45% 647
Several times a year 30% 19% 52% 464
Seldom/never 26% 21% 52% 2,968

Political ideology among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 39% 35% 18% 8% 1,447
Once or twice a month 31% 37% 25% 6% 647
Several times a year 24% 39% 32% 5% 464
Seldom/never 18% 37% 37% 8% 2,968

Views about size of government among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 46% 49% 2% 3% 1,447
Once or twice a month 39% 57% 2% 3% 647
Several times a year 44% 54% 1% 1% 464
Seldom/never 43% 52% 2% 4% 2,968

Views about government aid to the poor among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of reading scripture Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 46% 49% 4% 1% 1,447
Once or twice a month 39% 57% 3% 2% 647
Several times a year 40% 58% 2% 1% 464
Seldom/never 38% 56% 3% 2% 2,968

Views about abortion among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who say abortion should be…

Frequency of reading scripture Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 32% 65% 3% 1,447
Once or twice a month 49% 49% 2% 647
Several times a year 59% 39% 2% 464
Seldom/never 69% 28% 3% 2,968

Views about homosexuality among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 53% 40% 4% 2% 1,447
Once or twice a month 75% 20% 2% 2% 647
Several times a year 78% 18% 2% 2% 464
Seldom/never 88% 8% 2% 2% 2,968

Views about same-sex marriage among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 46% 49% 6% 1,447
Once or twice a month 66% 29% 6% 647
Several times a year 72% 24% 4% 464
Seldom/never 85% 12% 4% 2,968

Views about environmental regulation among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who say…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 39% 57% 2% 2% 1,447
Once or twice a month 38% 59% 2% 2% 647
Several times a year 33% 64% 2% 2% 464
Seldom/never 28% 68% 1% 3% 2,968

Views about human evolution among 18-29 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who say humans…

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 1,447. 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.
At least once a week 19% 29% 2% 48% 3% 1,447
Once or twice a month 28% 35% 3% 32% 2% 647
Several times a year 42% 34% 3% 21% 1% 464
Seldom/never 61% 20% 4% 14% 2% 2,968