Generational cohort among adults who attend services weekly or more by religious group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Religious tradition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest 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 7% 9% 28% 34% 20% 2% 3,028
Evangelical Protestant 11% 12% 27% 34% 15% 1% 5,055
Historically Black Protestant 11% 11% 30% 33% 13% 1% 1,042
Jehovah's Witness 11% 10% 26% 34% 17% 1% 201
Jewish 12% 12% 30% 31% 12% 3% 143
Mainline Protestant 10% 7% 20% 35% 24% 3% 2,139
Mormon 15% 15% 32% 26% 11% 1% 501
Muslim 32% 22% 24% 17% 5% < 1% 104
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 21% 25% 27% 4% 1% 274

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 100% < 1% < 1% < 1% 915
Older Millennial 54% 46% < 1% < 1% 1,121
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 83% 17% 4,976
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 3,042
Greatest < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 312

Gender composition among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 50% 50% 915
Older Millennial 43% 57% 1,121
Generation X 44% 56% 2,477
Baby Boomer 42% 58% 4,976
Silent 38% 62% 3,042
Greatest 37% 63% 312

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 909. 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.
Younger Millennial 51% 20% 5% 19% 5% 909
Older Millennial 51% 17% 4% 24% 4% 1,113
Generation X 54% 16% 3% 23% 4% 2,451
Baby Boomer 68% 14% 2% 12% 3% 4,888
Silent 80% 10% 1% 7% 2% 3,010
Greatest 83% 11% < 1% 4% 1% 308

Immigrant status among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 904. 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.
Younger Millennial 16% 17% 67% 904
Older Millennial 23% 10% 67% 1,109
Generation X 24% 7% 69% 2,456
Baby Boomer 13% 6% 82% 4,924
Silent 8% 9% 83% 3,013
Greatest 8% 17% 75% 307

Income distribution among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who have a household income of…

Generational cohort Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 760. 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.
Younger Millennial 40% 20% 27% 14% 760
Older Millennial 40% 25% 27% 9% 1,034
Generation X 31% 19% 30% 20% 2,247
Baby Boomer 31% 19% 30% 19% 4,353
Silent 44% 25% 22% 9% 2,421
Greatest 57% 26% 12% 5% 221

Educational distribution among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 914. 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.
Younger Millennial 48% 43% 8% 1% 914
Older Millennial 31% 34% 22% 13% 1,120
Generation X 37% 29% 20% 14% 2,469
Baby Boomer 42% 29% 18% 11% 4,964
Silent 52% 25% 12% 11% 3,033
Greatest 62% 21% 9% 7% 308

Marital status among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 914. 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.
Younger Millennial 10% 4% 2% < 1% 83% 914
Older Millennial 53% 8% 7% < 1% 32% 1,118
Generation X 67% 5% 14% 1% 14% 2,472
Baby Boomer 68% 2% 15% 6% 8% 4,960
Silent 56% 1% 10% 30% 3% 3,032
Greatest 30% < 1% 2% 65% 4% 312

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 914. 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.
Younger Millennial 13% 87% 914
Older Millennial 60% 40% 1,119
Generation X 67% 33% 2,467
Baby Boomer 14% 86% 4,967
Silent 3% 97% 3,038
Greatest < 1% 100% 311

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say they…

Generational cohort 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 = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 83% 14% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 915
Older Millennial 83% 13% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 1,121
Generation X 87% 10% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer 88% 10% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 4,976
Silent 87% 10% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3,042
Greatest 83% 10% < 1% 5% 1% 1% 312

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 81% 15% 2% 1% < 1% 915
Older Millennial 87% 11% 1% 1% < 1% 1,121
Generation X 90% 8% 1% < 1% 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer 90% 8% < 1% 1% < 1% 4,976
Silent 92% 7% 1% < 1% 1% 3,042
Greatest 91% 7% 1% < 1% 1% 312

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 73% 18% 4% 6% < 1% 915
Older Millennial 82% 13% 2% 3% < 1% 1,121
Generation X 86% 10% 1% 3% 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer 85% 12% 1% 2% 1% 4,976
Silent 86% 10% 1% 2% 1% 3,042
Greatest 87% 7% 1% 3% 2% 312

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who attend prayer group…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 54% 18% 8% 19% < 1% 915
Older Millennial 55% 17% 9% 19% < 1% 1,121
Generation X 60% 15% 8% 17% < 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer 60% 11% 8% 21% 1% 4,976
Silent 55% 10% 9% 25% 1% 3,042
Greatest 50% 8% 8% 31% 2% 312

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who meditate…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 41% 10% 4% 45% < 1% 915
Older Millennial 50% 9% 3% 37% 1% 1,121
Generation X 55% 8% 3% 32% 2% 2,477
Baby Boomer 60% 6% 3% 28% 2% 4,976
Silent 70% 6% 3% 18% 4% 3,042
Greatest 73% 6% 3% 15% 3% 312

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 73% 15% 5% 6% 1% 915
Older Millennial 78% 12% 5% 4% 1% 1,121
Generation X 78% 12% 5% 4% 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer 82% 9% 4% 4% 1% 4,976
Silent 83% 7% 3% 5% 2% 3,042
Greatest 87% 3% 4% 6% 1% 312

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 47% 25% 10% 17% 1% 915
Older Millennial 44% 19% 12% 24% 1% 1,121
Generation X 48% 17% 11% 22% 2% 2,477
Baby Boomer 54% 14% 9% 20% 2% 4,976
Silent 52% 11% 10% 23% 3% 3,042
Greatest 52% 9% 8% 26% 5% 312

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Generational cohort Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 55% 10% 29% 4% 2% 915
Older Millennial 60% 7% 27% 4% 2% 1,121
Generation X 61% 5% 25% 5% 3% 2,477
Baby Boomer 64% 4% 26% 3% 2% 4,976
Silent 60% 5% 28% 3% 4% 3,042
Greatest 50% 4% 37% 4% 4% 312

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say…

Generational cohort 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 = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 32% 66% 1% 1% 915
Older Millennial 43% 54% 2% 1% 1,121
Generation X 47% 50% 1% 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer 50% 47% 2% 1% 4,976
Silent 44% 52% 2% 2% 3,042
Greatest 38% 54% 2% 6% 312

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who read scripture…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 60% 16% 7% 17% < 1% 915
Older Millennial 70% 12% 5% 13% < 1% 1,121
Generation X 72% 10% 5% 11% 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer 71% 9% 5% 15% 1% 4,976
Silent 68% 8% 5% 17% 2% 3,042
Greatest 64% 8% 4% 20% 3% 312

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say the holy scripture is…

Generational cohort 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 = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 41% 44% 3% 10% 2% 915
Older Millennial 48% 35% 4% 9% 5% 1,121
Generation X 54% 30% 4% 8% 4% 2,477
Baby Boomer 54% 28% 4% 9% 5% 4,976
Silent 52% 29% 5% 8% 6% 3,042
Greatest 54% 22% 7% 8% 9% 312

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 91% 6% 3% 915
Older Millennial 88% 6% 6% 1,121
Generation X 86% 7% 7% 2,477
Baby Boomer 86% 8% 6% 4,976
Silent 89% 5% 6% 3,042
Greatest 84% 10% 7% 312

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 81% 15% 3% 915
Older Millennial 77% 17% 6% 1,121
Generation X 76% 16% 7% 2,477
Baby Boomer 75% 18% 7% 4,976
Silent 72% 18% 10% 3,042
Greatest 61% 22% 16% 312

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 47% 18% 35% 915
Older Millennial 43% 20% 37% 1,121
Generation X 45% 21% 35% 2,477
Baby Boomer 47% 15% 38% 4,976
Silent 49% 13% 38% 3,042
Greatest 46% 11% 42% 312

Political ideology among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 37% 40% 17% 6% 915
Older Millennial 45% 30% 18% 7% 1,121
Generation X 52% 27% 15% 6% 2,477
Baby Boomer 53% 27% 14% 5% 4,976
Silent 55% 27% 12% 6% 3,042
Greatest 51% 30% 14% 6% 312

Views about size of government among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 47% 49% 2% 2% 915
Older Millennial 46% 48% 3% 3% 1,121
Generation X 54% 40% 3% 3% 2,477
Baby Boomer 58% 36% 3% 3% 4,976
Silent 63% 29% 3% 5% 3,042
Greatest 56% 29% 5% 9% 312

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor…

Generational cohort Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 46% 49% 3% 1% 915
Older Millennial 46% 47% 5% 1% 1,121
Generation X 49% 44% 5% 2% 2,477
Baby Boomer 50% 44% 4% 2% 4,976
Silent 51% 41% 4% 4% 3,042
Greatest 38% 52% 3% 7% 312

Views about abortion among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 30% 67% 2% 915
Older Millennial 30% 67% 3% 1,121
Generation X 33% 64% 4% 2,477
Baby Boomer 34% 61% 4% 4,976
Silent 32% 62% 6% 3,042
Greatest 33% 58% 9% 312

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 55% 39% 3% 2% 915
Older Millennial 45% 47% 5% 3% 1,121
Generation X 40% 50% 6% 5% 2,477
Baby Boomer 39% 52% 5% 3% 4,976
Silent 34% 57% 4% 5% 3,042
Greatest 25% 61% 6% 8% 312

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 47% 48% 5% 915
Older Millennial 38% 56% 6% 1,121
Generation X 30% 62% 8% 2,477
Baby Boomer 29% 64% 7% 4,976
Silent 23% 68% 8% 3,042
Greatest 21% 66% 13% 312

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say…

Generational cohort 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 = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 40% 56% 2% 2% 915
Older Millennial 40% 54% 3% 3% 1,121
Generation X 42% 52% 3% 3% 2,477
Baby Boomer 47% 48% 3% 3% 4,976
Silent 45% 44% 4% 8% 3,042
Greatest 39% 41% 5% 15% 312

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services weekly or more by generational group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say humans…

Generational cohort 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 = 915. 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.
Younger Millennial 18% 32% 2% 45% 3% 915
Older Millennial 16% 31% 2% 48% 3% 1,121
Generation X 13% 26% 3% 55% 4% 2,477
Baby Boomer 12% 26% 3% 55% 5% 4,976
Silent 11% 23% 4% 52% 11% 3,042
Greatest 14% 14% 6% 50% 17% 312