Generational cohort among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by religious group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 12% 14% 29% 34% 10% 1% 1,820
Evangelical Protestant 13% 19% 26% 29% 11% 1% 816
Historically Black Protestant 22% 12% 24% 31% 10% 1% 172
Jewish 15% 9% 24% 32% 17% 3% 227
Mainline Protestant 13% 10% 28% 32% 16% 2% 1,521
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 19% 22% 31% 24% 4% < 1% 1,588

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 703. 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% 703
Older Millennial 58% 42% < 1% < 1% 903
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,503
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 84% 16% 2,450
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 1,015
Greatest < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 100

Gender composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 703. 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% 703
Older Millennial 51% 49% 903
Generation X 53% 47% 1,503
Baby Boomer 54% 46% 2,450
Silent 47% 53% 1,015
Greatest 53% 47% 100

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 700. 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% 11% 7% 23% 4% 700
Older Millennial 56% 9% 6% 24% 5% 898
Generation X 64% 6% 5% 23% 3% 1,492
Baby Boomer 74% 5% 3% 16% 3% 2,429
Silent 82% 4% 1% 12% 1% 1,009

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 696. 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% 21% 65% 696
Older Millennial 24% 8% 68% 894
Generation X 26% 8% 66% 1,484
Baby Boomer 18% 7% 75% 2,429
Silent 13% 12% 75% 1,001

Income distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 587. 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% 23% 25% 14% 587
Older Millennial 44% 21% 24% 11% 844
Generation X 30% 17% 27% 26% 1,388
Baby Boomer 28% 20% 26% 26% 2,195
Silent 44% 20% 23% 13% 841

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 702. 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% 40% 9% 1% 702
Older Millennial 35% 34% 19% 12% 901
Generation X 41% 26% 18% 14% 1,498
Baby Boomer 40% 28% 19% 14% 2,444
Silent 51% 21% 15% 13% 1,011

Marital status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 701. 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% 13% 1% < 1% 80% 701
Older Millennial 36% 18% 7% < 1% 39% 902
Generation X 58% 11% 13% 1% 16% 1,501
Baby Boomer 59% 6% 19% 5% 10% 2,443
Silent 55% 2% 13% 26% 3% 1,010

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 702. 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% 702
Older Millennial 43% 57% 901
Generation X 57% 43% 1,500
Baby Boomer 16% 84% 2,445
Silent 1% 99% 1,014
Greatest < 1% 100% 100

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 703. 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 19% 53% 21% 6% < 1% 703
Older Millennial 26% 43% 22% 8% 1% 903
Generation X 27% 44% 21% 8% 1% 1,503
Baby Boomer 29% 47% 17% 7% < 1% 2,450
Silent 37% 43% 13% 5% 1% 1,015
Greatest 42% 37% 16% 3% 2% 100

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 703. 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% 51% 31% < 1% 703
Older Millennial 16% 43% 40% 1% 903
Generation X 17% 44% 39% < 1% 1,503
Baby Boomer 20% 41% 39% < 1% 2,450
Silent 33% 30% 36% 1% 1,015
Greatest 34% 39% 27% < 1% 100

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 703. 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% 25% 14% 33% < 1% 703
Older Millennial 30% 24% 15% 31% < 1% 903
Generation X 35% 25% 11% 28% < 1% 1,503
Baby Boomer 36% 25% 11% 27% 1% 2,450
Silent 42% 24% 8% 24% 2% 1,015
Greatest 48% 18% 8% 25% 1% 100

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 703. 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% 12% 9% 70% < 1% 703
Older Millennial 8% 9% 9% 75% < 1% 903
Generation X 12% 9% 7% 72% < 1% 1,503
Baby Boomer 11% 5% 7% 77% < 1% 2,450
Silent 13% 5% 10% 71% 1% 1,015
Greatest 16% 9% 7% 69% < 1% 100

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 703. 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 19% 13% 5% 63% 1% 703
Older Millennial 28% 13% 6% 52% 1% 903
Generation X 32% 11% 6% 50% 1% 1,503
Baby Boomer 33% 10% 6% 50% 1% 2,450
Silent 40% 11% 6% 41% 3% 1,015
Greatest 40% 10% 5% 40% 4% 100

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 703. 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% 26% 14% 18% 1% 703
Older Millennial 42% 22% 15% 20% 1% 903
Generation X 42% 18% 16% 23% 1% 1,503
Baby Boomer 43% 17% 16% 22% 1% 2,450
Silent 46% 18% 12% 22% 2% 1,015
Greatest 47% 14% 11% 26% 3% 100

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 703. 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% 20% 13% 19% < 1% 703
Older Millennial 41% 17% 19% 22% 1% 903
Generation X 41% 16% 16% 27% 1% 1,503
Baby Boomer 42% 18% 17% 21% 1% 2,450
Silent 36% 16% 17% 29% 3% 1,015
Greatest 32% 9% 13% 37% 8% 100

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 703. 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% 20% 57% 12% 1% 703
Older Millennial 14% 16% 56% 12% 2% 903
Generation X 15% 13% 57% 13% 1% 1,503
Baby Boomer 16% 13% 57% 11% 3% 2,450
Silent 19% 11% 58% 9% 4% 1,015
Greatest 20% 9% 52% 15% 4% 100

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 703. 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% 83% 1% < 1% 703
Older Millennial 25% 75% < 1% < 1% 903
Generation X 25% 72% 1% 2% 1,503
Baby Boomer 27% 70% 2% 1% 2,450
Silent 26% 70% 2% 2% 1,015
Greatest 19% 75% 1% 5% 100

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 703. 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% 14% 9% 65% < 1% 703
Older Millennial 14% 10% 10% 65% < 1% 903
Generation X 16% 10% 10% 64% 1% 1,503
Baby Boomer 15% 8% 10% 66% < 1% 2,450
Silent 20% 9% 12% 57% 1% 1,015
Greatest 16% 15% 16% 53% 1% 100

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 703. 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% 37% < 1% 48% 6% 703
Older Millennial 18% 24% 1% 49% 9% 903
Generation X 17% 26% 1% 48% 8% 1,503
Baby Boomer 15% 26% 2% 49% 9% 2,450
Silent 15% 27% 4% 43% 10% 1,015
Greatest 21% 23% 2% 36% 17% 100

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 703. 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 79% 16% 5% 703
Older Millennial 70% 23% 7% 903
Generation X 71% 21% 8% 1,503
Baby Boomer 67% 23% 10% 2,450
Silent 67% 20% 13% 1,015
Greatest 45% 43% 12% 100

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 703. 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 61% 35% 4% 703
Older Millennial 53% 38% 9% 903
Generation X 50% 41% 9% 1,503
Baby Boomer 45% 45% 10% 2,450
Silent 38% 48% 14% 1,015
Greatest 31% 55% 14% 100

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 703. 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% 19% 49% 703
Older Millennial 28% 24% 48% 903
Generation X 33% 21% 46% 1,503
Baby Boomer 34% 16% 50% 2,450
Silent 37% 13% 50% 1,015
Greatest 39% 12% 50% 100

Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 703. 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% 41% 31% 7% 703
Older Millennial 20% 39% 34% 7% 903
Generation X 26% 37% 32% 5% 1,503
Baby Boomer 30% 39% 27% 4% 2,450
Silent 33% 38% 23% 6% 1,015
Greatest 31% 46% 18% 5% 100

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 703. 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% 53% 1% 3% 703
Older Millennial 42% 52% 3% 4% 903
Generation X 47% 48% 2% 2% 1,503
Baby Boomer 52% 41% 3% 4% 2,450
Silent 54% 37% 5% 4% 1,015
Greatest 64% 32% 4% 1% 100

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 703. 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% 56% 2% 1% 703
Older Millennial 38% 56% 4% 3% 903
Generation X 45% 51% 4% 1% 1,503
Baby Boomer 43% 52% 3% 2% 2,450
Silent 44% 51% 3% 2% 1,015
Greatest 39% 52% 3% 6% 100

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 703. 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 61% 36% 3% 703
Older Millennial 60% 37% 3% 903
Generation X 65% 31% 3% 1,503
Baby Boomer 68% 28% 4% 2,450
Silent 62% 32% 6% 1,015
Greatest 51% 40% 9% 100

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 703. 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 89% 9% 2% < 1% 703
Older Millennial 83% 12% 3% 2% 903
Generation X 77% 18% 3% 2% 1,503
Baby Boomer 74% 19% 4% 3% 2,450
Silent 65% 28% 3% 4% 1,015
Greatest 40% 51% 5% 4% 100

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 703. 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% 12% 4% 703
Older Millennial 77% 18% 5% 903
Generation X 68% 24% 8% 1,503
Baby Boomer 63% 28% 9% 2,450
Silent 51% 39% 11% 1,015
Greatest 32% 53% 15% 100

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 703. 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% 66% 2% 2% 703
Older Millennial 31% 65% 2% 2% 903
Generation X 33% 63% 3% 2% 1,503
Baby Boomer 36% 60% 2% 3% 2,450
Silent 39% 53% 3% 5% 1,015
Greatest 39% 47% 1% 12% 100

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by generational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 703. 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 52% 26% 3% 16% 2% 703
Older Millennial 49% 27% 4% 18% 2% 903
Generation X 46% 25% 6% 21% 3% 1,503
Baby Boomer 45% 26% 6% 19% 4% 2,450
Silent 36% 23% 8% 25% 8% 1,015
Greatest 30% 13% 7% 34% 16% 100