Generational cohort among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by religious group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 10% 9% 28% 36% 15% 2% 4,674
Evangelical Protestant 10% 12% 28% 35% 14% 1% 7,436
Historically Black Protestant 11% 14% 31% 33% 10% 1% 1,655
Jehovah's Witness 10% 10% 29% 32% 18% 1% 215
Jewish 11% 14% 26% 34% 12% 3% 268
Mainline Protestant 9% 10% 24% 38% 17% 2% 3,900
Mormon 14% 16% 30% 28% 11% 1% 563
Muslim 28% 22% 31% 14% 4% < 1% 190
Orthodox Christian 12% 20% 37% 22% 9% 1% 107
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 15% 20% 32% 27% 5% < 1% 1,774

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,623. 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% 1,623
Older Millennial 55% 45% < 1% < 1% 2,138
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 4,491
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 84% 16% 8,718
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 4,078
Greatest < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 376

Gender composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,623. 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% 1,623
Older Millennial 44% 56% 2,138
Generation X 45% 55% 4,491
Baby Boomer 44% 56% 8,718
Silent 37% 63% 4,078
Greatest 32% 68% 376

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,614. 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 49% 19% 4% 22% 6% 1,614
Older Millennial 52% 19% 4% 20% 5% 2,114
Generation X 58% 16% 3% 18% 4% 4,433
Baby Boomer 71% 14% 2% 10% 4% 8,573
Silent 81% 10% 1% 5% 2% 4,029
Greatest 84% 11% 1% 3% 1% 371

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,604. 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% 18% 69% 1,604
Older Millennial 19% 10% 71% 2,102
Generation X 18% 8% 75% 4,439
Baby Boomer 10% 6% 85% 8,640
Silent 7% 9% 84% 4,039
Greatest 5% 20% 75% 371

Income distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 1,377. 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% 19% 23% 14% 1,377
Older Millennial 42% 25% 25% 8% 1,978
Generation X 30% 21% 29% 20% 4,121
Baby Boomer 34% 20% 28% 18% 7,679
Silent 45% 26% 20% 9% 3,256
Greatest 60% 22% 14% 4% 273

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,621. 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 49% 42% 8% 1% 1,621
Older Millennial 33% 38% 20% 9% 2,134
Generation X 38% 33% 18% 11% 4,479
Baby Boomer 45% 31% 15% 9% 8,690
Silent 54% 26% 11% 9% 4,066
Greatest 62% 23% 9% 6% 373

Marital status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,620. 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 9% 8% 2% < 1% 80% 1,620
Older Millennial 43% 12% 8% < 1% 37% 2,132
Generation X 60% 7% 16% 2% 16% 4,484
Baby Boomer 61% 4% 20% 7% 9% 8,688
Silent 53% 2% 12% 31% 3% 4,066
Greatest 29% < 1% 2% 66% 3% 375

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,621. 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% 84% 1,621
Older Millennial 56% 44% 2,131
Generation X 60% 40% 4,474
Baby Boomer 13% 87% 8,703
Silent 3% 97% 4,075
Greatest 1% 99% 375

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,623. 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 66% 27% 4% 3% < 1% 1,623
Older Millennial 68% 24% 4% 3% 1% 2,138
Generation X 72% 21% 4% 3% 1% 4,491
Baby Boomer 75% 19% 3% 2% 1% 8,718
Silent 83% 13% 2% 1% 1% 4,078
Greatest 90% 8% 1% < 1% 1% 376

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who attend religious services…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,623. 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% 39% 15% < 1% 1,623
Older Millennial 41% 38% 20% 1% 2,138
Generation X 47% 35% 18% < 1% 4,491
Baby Boomer 49% 33% 18% 1% 8,718
Silent 63% 22% 14% 1% 4,078
Greatest 64% 17% 18% 1% 376

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,623. 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 64% 22% 4% 9% < 1% 1,623
Older Millennial 68% 18% 5% 8% < 1% 2,138
Generation X 74% 15% 4% 6% 1% 4,491
Baby Boomer 76% 15% 3% 5% 1% 8,718
Silent 81% 11% 2% 4% 1% 4,078
Greatest 84% 8% 1% 4% 2% 376

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 1,623. 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% 15% 11% 42% < 1% 1,623
Older Millennial 29% 13% 11% 47% 1% 2,138
Generation X 34% 13% 10% 43% < 1% 4,491
Baby Boomer 35% 10% 9% 45% 1% 8,718
Silent 41% 9% 9% 40% 1% 4,078
Greatest 37% 8% 9% 45% 1% 376

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 1,623. 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 36% 9% 4% 50% 1% 1,623
Older Millennial 40% 9% 4% 47% 1% 2,138
Generation X 45% 7% 4% 42% 2% 4,491
Baby Boomer 51% 7% 3% 37% 2% 8,718
Silent 65% 7% 3% 22% 3% 4,078
Greatest 71% 7% 3% 14% 5% 376

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 1,623. 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 65% 17% 10% 8% 1% 1,623
Older Millennial 66% 17% 8% 9% 1% 2,138
Generation X 69% 15% 8% 7% 1% 4,491
Baby Boomer 73% 12% 7% 8% 1% 8,718
Silent 77% 9% 5% 7% 2% 4,078
Greatest 85% 5% 3% 6% 1% 376

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 1,623. 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% 21% 11% 20% 1% 1,623
Older Millennial 44% 18% 12% 25% 1% 2,138
Generation X 44% 16% 12% 27% 1% 4,491
Baby Boomer 50% 14% 11% 24% 2% 8,718
Silent 49% 11% 11% 26% 3% 4,078
Greatest 49% 12% 10% 26% 3% 376

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 1,623. 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 42% 11% 38% 6% 2% 1,623
Older Millennial 41% 10% 41% 5% 2% 2,138
Generation X 46% 7% 39% 5% 3% 4,491
Baby Boomer 49% 6% 38% 4% 2% 8,718
Silent 52% 5% 36% 4% 4% 4,078
Greatest 53% 4% 38% 3% 3% 376

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 1,623. 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 28% 69% 1% 1% 1,623
Older Millennial 34% 64% 2% 1% 2,138
Generation X 41% 57% 1% 1% 4,491
Baby Boomer 44% 54% 2% 1% 8,718
Silent 42% 54% 2% 2% 4,078
Greatest 38% 56% 1% 5% 376

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 1,623. 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% 17% 10% 30% 1% 1,623
Older Millennial 45% 13% 9% 32% 1% 2,138
Generation X 50% 12% 10% 27% < 1% 4,491
Baby Boomer 50% 11% 8% 30% 1% 8,718
Silent 56% 9% 7% 26% 2% 4,078
Greatest 58% 10% 4% 26% 3% 376

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 1,623. 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 35% 43% 3% 16% 4% 1,623
Older Millennial 35% 36% 2% 19% 7% 2,138
Generation X 43% 32% 3% 15% 6% 4,491
Baby Boomer 46% 29% 4% 15% 7% 8,718
Silent 50% 30% 5% 9% 7% 4,078
Greatest 57% 23% 6% 5% 10% 376

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,623. 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 90% 7% 3% 1,623
Older Millennial 87% 8% 5% 2,138
Generation X 86% 7% 6% 4,491
Baby Boomer 86% 8% 6% 8,718
Silent 88% 6% 7% 4,078
Greatest 87% 7% 6% 376

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,623. 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% 19% 4% 1,623
Older Millennial 74% 20% 5% 2,138
Generation X 74% 19% 7% 4,491
Baby Boomer 71% 21% 8% 8,718
Silent 70% 20% 10% 4,078
Greatest 63% 22% 15% 376

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,623. 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 42% 19% 39% 1,623
Older Millennial 38% 23% 39% 2,138
Generation X 42% 20% 38% 4,491
Baby Boomer 45% 15% 40% 8,718
Silent 48% 13% 39% 4,078
Greatest 43% 12% 45% 376

Political ideology among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,623. 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 34% 37% 21% 8% 1,623
Older Millennial 36% 33% 21% 9% 2,138
Generation X 44% 32% 17% 6% 4,491
Baby Boomer 48% 30% 17% 5% 8,718
Silent 53% 27% 14% 6% 4,078
Greatest 51% 31% 13% 5% 376

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,623. 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% 54% 1% 2% 1,623
Older Millennial 46% 47% 3% 4% 2,138
Generation X 55% 39% 3% 3% 4,491
Baby Boomer 58% 35% 3% 4% 8,718
Silent 62% 29% 3% 6% 4,078
Greatest 57% 28% 6% 9% 376

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 1,623. 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% 51% 3% 1% 1,623
Older Millennial 46% 48% 4% 2% 2,138
Generation X 49% 45% 5% 2% 4,491
Baby Boomer 49% 45% 4% 2% 8,718
Silent 51% 41% 4% 4% 4,078
Greatest 38% 52% 3% 7% 376

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,623. 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% 60% 2% 1,623
Older Millennial 42% 54% 4% 2,138
Generation X 44% 52% 4% 4,491
Baby Boomer 44% 51% 5% 8,718
Silent 38% 56% 7% 4,078
Greatest 37% 54% 9% 376

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,623. 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 65% 30% 3% 2% 1,623
Older Millennial 58% 34% 5% 3% 2,138
Generation X 52% 39% 5% 4% 4,491
Baby Boomer 48% 44% 5% 4% 8,718
Silent 38% 53% 4% 5% 4,078
Greatest 33% 55% 4% 7% 376

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,623. 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 56% 38% 5% 1,623
Older Millennial 52% 42% 6% 2,138
Generation X 42% 49% 9% 4,491
Baby Boomer 37% 55% 8% 8,718
Silent 27% 64% 10% 4,078
Greatest 23% 64% 12% 376

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 1,623. 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% 58% 1% 2% 1,623
Older Millennial 39% 56% 2% 3% 2,138
Generation X 41% 54% 3% 2% 4,491
Baby Boomer 46% 49% 2% 3% 8,718
Silent 46% 43% 4% 8% 4,078
Greatest 38% 41% 7% 15% 376

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by generational group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 1,623. 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% 33% 3% 40% 2% 1,623
Older Millennial 21% 33% 4% 39% 3% 2,138
Generation X 17% 30% 3% 46% 4% 4,491
Baby Boomer 14% 30% 3% 47% 5% 8,718
Silent 12% 25% 4% 49% 10% 4,078
Greatest 13% 16% 6% 49% 17% 376