Generational cohort among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by religious group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Religious tradition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 103. 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 23% 17% 28% 28% 5% < 1% 103
Catholic 14% 13% 30% 34% 7% 1% 2,688
Evangelical Protestant 12% 13% 30% 34% 9% 1% 2,341
Hindu 16% 33% 46% 4% 1% < 1% 109
Historically Black Protestant 16% 17% 30% 31% 6% < 1% 643
Jewish 16% 12% 23% 31% 14% 3% 414
Mainline Protestant 12% 13% 27% 35% 12% 1% 2,463
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 26% 23% 27% 20% 3% < 1% 1,639

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,244. 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% 1,244
Older Millennial 57% 43% < 1% < 1% 1,433
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 2,505
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 86% 14% 4,289
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 1,405
Greatest < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 131

Gender composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,244. 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% 52% 1,244
Older Millennial 49% 51% 1,433
Generation X 49% 51% 2,505
Baby Boomer 50% 50% 4,289
Silent 45% 55% 1,405
Greatest 43% 57% 131

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,234. 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% 12% 8% 24% 6% 1,234
Older Millennial 54% 16% 7% 19% 4% 1,417
Generation X 62% 13% 5% 17% 3% 2,478
Baby Boomer 73% 11% 2% 11% 3% 4,245
Silent 81% 9% 2% 6% 3% 1,391
Greatest 90% 6% 3% 1% 1% 128

Immigrant status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,224. 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% 22% 65% 1,224
Older Millennial 21% 11% 69% 1,412
Generation X 19% 8% 73% 2,476
Baby Boomer 12% 7% 81% 4,258
Silent 9% 13% 78% 1,389
Greatest 3% 29% 68% 129

Income distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 1,074. 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 38% 20% 24% 18% 1,074
Older Millennial 41% 23% 26% 10% 1,347
Generation X 27% 19% 27% 27% 2,328
Baby Boomer 30% 19% 28% 23% 3,854
Silent 43% 23% 22% 13% 1,166
Greatest 57% 11% 21% 10% 104

Educational distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,240. 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 45% 43% 10% 1% 1,240
Older Millennial 31% 37% 21% 11% 1,429
Generation X 36% 31% 19% 14% 2,500
Baby Boomer 42% 30% 16% 12% 4,281
Silent 51% 25% 14% 10% 1,402
Greatest 61% 18% 11% 10% 131

Marital status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,240. 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 6% 11% 1% < 1% 82% 1,240
Older Millennial 34% 16% 7% < 1% 42% 1,431
Generation X 58% 9% 16% 2% 16% 2,501
Baby Boomer 59% 5% 21% 6% 9% 4,274
Silent 52% 3% 13% 29% 3% 1,402
Greatest 29% < 1% 4% 65% 2% 130

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,241. 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 12% 88% 1,241
Older Millennial 45% 55% 1,429
Generation X 60% 40% 2,496
Baby Boomer 15% 85% 4,281
Silent 3% 97% 1,404
Greatest 2% 98% 131

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 1,244. 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% 28% 9% < 1% 10% 2% 1,244
Older Millennial 57% 27% 7% 1% 6% 2% 1,433
Generation X 64% 26% 6% < 1% 3% 1% 2,505
Baby Boomer 68% 23% 4% 1% 3% 1% 4,289
Silent 67% 21% 4% 2% 4% 2% 1,405
Greatest 49% 27% 10% 5% 4% 5% 131

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,244. 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 31% 46% 17% 6% < 1% 1,244
Older Millennial 40% 41% 13% 4% 1% 1,433
Generation X 47% 40% 10% 3% < 1% 2,505
Baby Boomer 52% 37% 8% 2% 1% 4,289
Silent 53% 36% 9% 2% < 1% 1,405
Greatest 50% 28% 17% 4% < 1% 131

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,244. 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% 25% 11% 27% < 1% 1,244
Older Millennial 44% 22% 11% 22% 1% 1,433
Generation X 53% 22% 9% 15% 1% 2,505
Baby Boomer 57% 21% 9% 13% 1% 4,289
Silent 53% 21% 8% 15% 2% 1,405
Greatest 53% 17% 7% 23% 1% 131

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 1,244. 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 5% 13% 14% 68% < 1% 1,244
Older Millennial 6% 12% 14% 67% 1% 1,433
Generation X 9% 13% 14% 63% 1% 2,505
Baby Boomer 9% 11% 13% 67% < 1% 4,289
Silent 10% 8% 14% 67% 1% 1,405
Greatest 7% 9% 12% 70% 1% 131

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 1,244. 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 22% 10% 6% 61% 1% 1,244
Older Millennial 29% 11% 6% 54% < 1% 1,433
Generation X 32% 10% 6% 51% 1% 2,505
Baby Boomer 39% 10% 5% 45% 1% 4,289
Silent 46% 12% 7% 33% 2% 1,405
Greatest 50% 14% 4% 28% 4% 131

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 1,244. 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 43% 25% 15% 16% 1% 1,244
Older Millennial 48% 21% 14% 15% 1% 1,433
Generation X 52% 20% 14% 13% 1% 2,505
Baby Boomer 56% 17% 12% 13% 1% 4,289
Silent 57% 15% 12% 13% 2% 1,405
Greatest 52% 20% 8% 19% < 1% 131

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 1,244. 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% 19% 13% 21% 1% 1,244
Older Millennial 42% 17% 17% 23% 1% 1,433
Generation X 39% 17% 16% 28% 1% 2,505
Baby Boomer 43% 16% 15% 25% 1% 4,289
Silent 40% 14% 15% 28% 3% 1,405
Greatest 35% 15% 18% 28% 4% 131

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 1,244. 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 17% 17% 53% 12% 2% 1,244
Older Millennial 19% 15% 52% 11% 2% 1,433
Generation X 25% 12% 51% 10% 2% 2,505
Baby Boomer 29% 10% 51% 8% 2% 4,289
Silent 24% 7% 58% 7% 4% 1,405
Greatest 29% 6% 51% 12% 3% 131

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 1,244. 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% 80% 1% 1% 1,244
Older Millennial 25% 74% 1% < 1% 1,433
Generation X 31% 67% 1% 1% 2,505
Baby Boomer 34% 63% 2% 1% 4,289
Silent 32% 64% 2% 2% 1,405
Greatest 19% 75% 1% 5% 131

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 1,244. 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 15% 17% 14% 53% < 1% 1,244
Older Millennial 20% 15% 13% 52% 1% 1,433
Generation X 23% 15% 15% 46% < 1% 2,505
Baby Boomer 25% 14% 13% 47% < 1% 4,289
Silent 25% 13% 14% 47% 2% 1,405
Greatest 28% 16% 12% 45% < 1% 131

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 1,244. 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 17% 36% 2% 39% 6% 1,244
Older Millennial 20% 31% 1% 39% 8% 1,433
Generation X 26% 32% 2% 31% 9% 2,505
Baby Boomer 29% 30% 3% 30% 9% 4,289
Silent 31% 30% 4% 25% 10% 1,405
Greatest 33% 22% 1% 28% 15% 131

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,244. 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 77% 18% 5% 1,244
Older Millennial 76% 19% 6% 1,433
Generation X 79% 15% 6% 2,505
Baby Boomer 78% 15% 7% 4,289
Silent 73% 17% 9% 1,405
Greatest 56% 30% 14% 131

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,244. 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% 36% 5% 1,244
Older Millennial 60% 33% 6% 1,433
Generation X 62% 31% 7% 2,505
Baby Boomer 59% 32% 10% 4,289
Silent 50% 38% 12% 1,405
Greatest 39% 49% 12% 131

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,244. 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% 16% 51% 1,244
Older Millennial 31% 22% 48% 1,433
Generation X 37% 18% 46% 2,505
Baby Boomer 38% 15% 47% 4,289
Silent 41% 13% 46% 1,405
Greatest 32% 12% 56% 131

Political ideology among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,244. 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 25% 39% 29% 7% 1,244
Older Millennial 25% 40% 27% 8% 1,433
Generation X 32% 39% 25% 5% 2,505
Baby Boomer 39% 36% 21% 4% 4,289
Silent 42% 33% 20% 5% 1,405
Greatest 35% 42% 19% 3% 131

Views about size of government among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,244. 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 39% 57% 1% 2% 1,244
Older Millennial 44% 50% 3% 3% 1,433
Generation X 51% 44% 3% 2% 2,505
Baby Boomer 54% 39% 4% 3% 4,289
Silent 55% 37% 3% 4% 1,405
Greatest 61% 27% 6% 6% 131

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 1,244. 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% 1% 1,244
Older Millennial 41% 53% 4% 2% 1,433
Generation X 46% 49% 3% 1% 2,505
Baby Boomer 46% 49% 3% 2% 4,289
Silent 47% 47% 3% 3% 1,405
Greatest 30% 57% 5% 8% 131

Views about abortion among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,244. 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 59% 39% 2% 1,244
Older Millennial 58% 39% 2% 1,433
Generation X 59% 37% 4% 2,505
Baby Boomer 60% 35% 5% 4,289
Silent 57% 37% 7% 1,405
Greatest 56% 32% 11% 131

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,244. 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 84% 13% 2% 1% 1,244
Older Millennial 76% 18% 3% 3% 1,433
Generation X 71% 23% 4% 3% 2,505
Baby Boomer 63% 29% 4% 3% 4,289
Silent 56% 35% 5% 4% 1,405
Greatest 49% 43% 3% 6% 131

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,244. 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 76% 19% 5% 1,244
Older Millennial 71% 23% 6% 1,433
Generation X 61% 31% 9% 2,505
Baby Boomer 53% 39% 8% 4,289
Silent 42% 46% 12% 1,405
Greatest 35% 51% 13% 131

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 1,244. 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 31% 66% 1% 2% 1,244
Older Millennial 33% 63% 2% 2% 1,433
Generation X 35% 61% 2% 2% 2,505
Baby Boomer 41% 54% 2% 3% 4,289
Silent 45% 48% 2% 5% 1,405
Greatest 41% 41% 1% 17% 131

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by generational group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 1,244. 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 44% 28% 3% 23% 2% 1,244
Older Millennial 37% 31% 5% 25% 2% 1,433
Generation X 33% 29% 4% 30% 3% 2,505
Baby Boomer 29% 31% 4% 32% 3% 4,289
Silent 28% 25% 5% 33% 8% 1,405
Greatest 32% 11% 8% 37% 12% 131