Generational cohort among adults who do not believe in God by religious group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 20% 16% 23% 33% 9% < 1% 112
Jewish 17% 14% 18% 28% 18% 5% 159
Mainline Protestant 8% 5% 21% 41% 21% 3% 109
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 28% 22% 26% 19% 6% 1% 2,706

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 575. 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% 575
Older Millennial 58% 42% < 1% < 1% 641
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 725
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 82% 18% 954
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 434

Gender composition among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 575. 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 63% 37% 575
Older Millennial 65% 35% 641
Generation X 65% 35% 725
Baby Boomer 68% 32% 954
Silent 67% 33% 434

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 568. 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% 3% 11% 15% 4% 568
Older Millennial 74% 3% 10% 10% 3% 638
Generation X 79% 3% 7% 8% 4% 718
Baby Boomer 88% 3% 3% 5% 2% 943
Silent 89% 1% 1% 5% 4% 428

Immigrant status among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 566. 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% 64% 566
Older Millennial 13% 13% 74% 634
Generation X 16% 10% 74% 718
Baby Boomer 9% 11% 80% 947
Silent 9% 21% 70% 432

Income distribution among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 501. 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% 20% 24% 21% 501
Older Millennial 29% 24% 30% 16% 617
Generation X 15% 16% 33% 35% 688
Baby Boomer 17% 13% 31% 39% 886
Silent 25% 17% 34% 25% 381

Educational distribution among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 575. 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% 41% 14% 1% 575
Older Millennial 18% 31% 34% 17% 641
Generation X 25% 25% 27% 23% 724
Baby Boomer 25% 25% 26% 24% 951
Silent 28% 23% 22% 27% 434

Marital status among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 574. 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% 9% < 1% < 1% 86% 574
Older Millennial 26% 21% 5% < 1% 48% 639
Generation X 55% 12% 12% 1% 19% 724
Baby Boomer 62% 8% 17% 3% 10% 952
Silent 65% 3% 12% 14% 5% 434

Parent of children under 18 among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 574. 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 4% 96% 574
Older Millennial 23% 77% 639
Generation X 51% 49% 723
Baby Boomer 12% 88% 954
Silent 4% 96% 433

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 575. 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 1% 7% 29% 62% 1% 575
Older Millennial 3% 7% 23% 66% < 1% 641
Generation X 3% 9% 19% 69% 1% 725
Baby Boomer 4% 7% 22% 66% 1% 954
Silent 4% 13% 16% 67% < 1% 434

Attendance at religious services among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 575. 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 1% 22% 76% 1% 575
Older Millennial 2% 16% 83% < 1% 641
Generation X 3% 14% 84% < 1% 725
Baby Boomer 2% 16% 82% < 1% 954
Silent 4% 16% 80% < 1% 434

Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 575. 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 1% 1% 3% 95% < 1% 575
Older Millennial 2% 1% 3% 94% < 1% 641
Generation X 3% 2% 3% 91% < 1% 725
Baby Boomer 3% 2% 2% 92% < 1% 954
Silent 3% 2% 3% 91% < 1% 434

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 575. 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 1% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 575
Older Millennial 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 641
Generation X 1% 1% 1% 96% < 1% 725
Baby Boomer 1% 1% 1% 96% < 1% 954
Silent 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 434

Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 575. 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 14% 8% 6% 70% 1% 575
Older Millennial 19% 8% 6% 66% < 1% 641
Generation X 19% 10% 5% 65% 1% 725
Baby Boomer 21% 7% 4% 68% 1% 954
Silent 19% 6% 7% 68% 1% 434

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 575. 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% 19% 8% 42% 1% 575
Older Millennial 32% 18% 11% 38% 1% 641
Generation X 32% 13% 10% 43% 1% 725
Baby Boomer 28% 13% 9% 47% 3% 954
Silent 26% 7% 7% 54% 5% 434

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 575. 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% 20% 10% 19% 1% 575
Older Millennial 47% 20% 14% 19% < 1% 641
Generation X 42% 18% 16% 24% 1% 725
Baby Boomer 46% 14% 14% 25% 1% 954
Silent 41% 15% 13% 29% 2% 434

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 575. 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 1% 21% 48% 29% 1% 575
Older Millennial 2% 19% 52% 27% < 1% 641
Generation X 1% 18% 52% 27% 1% 725
Baby Boomer 2% 20% 54% 22% 2% 954
Silent 2% 19% 51% 27% 1% 434

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 575. 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 11% 88% < 1% < 1% 575
Older Millennial 16% 83% 1% 1% 641
Generation X 19% 80% 1% < 1% 725
Baby Boomer 20% 78% 1% 1% 954
Silent 16% 83% 1% < 1% 434

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 575. 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 3% 2% 5% 90% < 1% 575
Older Millennial 2% 3% 6% 89% < 1% 641
Generation X 2% 4% 5% 89% < 1% 725
Baby Boomer 2% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 954
Silent 3% 1% 5% 92% < 1% 434

Interpreting scripture among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 575. 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 < 1% 2% < 1% 96% 2% 575
Older Millennial < 1% 1% < 1% 95% 4% 641
Generation X 1% 1% < 1% 96% 2% 725
Baby Boomer 1% 2% 1% 93% 4% 954
Silent 1% 2% < 1% 90% 8% 434

Belief in Heaven among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 575. 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% 86% 5% 575
Older Millennial 5% 92% 3% 641
Generation X 5% 92% 2% 725
Baby Boomer 4% 93% 3% 954
Silent 2% 97% 1% 434

Belief in Hell among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 575. 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 8% 89% 4% 575
Older Millennial 5% 94% 2% 641
Generation X 3% 94% 3% 725
Baby Boomer 3% 94% 3% 954
Silent 1% 97% 1% 434

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 575. 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% 19% 64% 575
Older Millennial 16% 19% 65% 641
Generation X 19% 18% 64% 725
Baby Boomer 21% 15% 64% 954
Silent 20% 8% 72% 434

Political ideology among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 575. 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% 32% 48% 6% 575
Older Millennial 9% 30% 54% 8% 641
Generation X 11% 35% 49% 4% 725
Baby Boomer 15% 29% 52% 4% 954
Silent 20% 26% 49% 5% 434

Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 575. 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% 54% 2% 3% 575
Older Millennial 41% 53% 3% 3% 641
Generation X 46% 47% 4% 3% 725
Baby Boomer 43% 51% 4% 2% 954
Silent 42% 46% 5% 7% 434

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 575. 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% 65% 2% 1% 575
Older Millennial 28% 67% 3% 1% 641
Generation X 28% 67% 3% 1% 725
Baby Boomer 27% 68% 4% 1% 954
Silent 30% 65% 3% 2% 434

Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 575. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 83% 16% 2% 575
Older Millennial 86% 11% 3% 641
Generation X 86% 10% 4% 725
Baby Boomer 90% 8% 3% 954
Silent 87% 10% 3% 434

Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 575. 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 95% 3% 1% 1% 575
Older Millennial 95% 4% 1% < 1% 641
Generation X 91% 6% 2% 1% 725
Baby Boomer 86% 10% 2% 2% 954
Silent 85% 10% 4% 1% 434

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 575. 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 93% 5% 2% 575
Older Millennial 93% 4% 2% 641
Generation X 89% 7% 4% 725
Baby Boomer 85% 11% 4% 954
Silent 74% 17% 9% 434

Views about environmental regulation among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 575. 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 20% 77% 2% 1% 575
Older Millennial 15% 82% 1% 2% 641
Generation X 19% 78% 1% 2% 725
Baby Boomer 23% 75% 1% 1% 954
Silent 23% 73% 2% 2% 434

Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in God by generational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 575. 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% 4% 1% 5% < 1% 575
Older Millennial 88% 6% 1% 5% < 1% 641
Generation X 88% 2% 2% 6% 1% 725
Baby Boomer 88% 3% 1% 6% 1% 954
Silent 81% 2% 2% 11% 4% 434