Generational cohort among adults who believe in Hell by religious group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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% 12% 30% 33% 13% 1% 4,395
Evangelical Protestant 11% 13% 28% 34% 13% 1% 6,843
Historically Black Protestant 13% 13% 31% 32% 9% 1% 1,523
Jewish 14% 17% 26% 27% 14% 2% 141
Mainline Protestant 13% 11% 26% 35% 14% 1% 3,276
Mormon 15% 20% 31% 24% 9% 1% 376
Muslim 33% 24% 26% 15% 3% < 1% 172
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 24% 29% 21% 3% < 1% 1,670

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,827. 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% 1,827
Older Millennial 56% 44% < 1% < 1% 2,200
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 4,119
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 7,225
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 3,173
Greatest < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 270

Gender composition among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,827. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 50% 50% 1,827
Older Millennial 47% 53% 2,200
Generation X 49% 51% 4,119
Baby Boomer 48% 52% 7,225
Silent 40% 60% 3,173
Greatest 37% 63% 270

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,817. 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% 18% 6% 22% 5% 1,817
Older Millennial 54% 16% 4% 21% 5% 2,179
Generation X 59% 15% 3% 19% 4% 4,087
Baby Boomer 71% 14% 2% 10% 3% 7,132
Silent 80% 10% 1% 6% 2% 3,139
Greatest 85% 12% 2% 1% 1% 267

Immigrant status among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,802. 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% 19% 68% 1,802
Older Millennial 20% 9% 70% 2,162
Generation X 19% 7% 74% 4,071
Baby Boomer 11% 5% 84% 7,149
Silent 8% 8% 84% 3,139
Greatest 4% 16% 80% 266

Income distribution among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 1,532. 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% 1,532
Older Millennial 43% 24% 25% 8% 2,032
Generation X 33% 20% 28% 19% 3,781
Baby Boomer 35% 20% 28% 17% 6,394
Silent 48% 25% 18% 9% 2,562
Greatest 61% 24% 13% 3% 205

Educational distribution among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,823. 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% 41% 7% 1% 1,823
Older Millennial 36% 37% 19% 8% 2,196
Generation X 42% 32% 17% 9% 4,105
Baby Boomer 47% 31% 14% 8% 7,206
Silent 58% 25% 10% 7% 3,164
Greatest 65% 23% 7% 5% 269

Marital status among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,824. 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% 9% 2% < 1% 81% 1,824
Older Millennial 41% 13% 8% < 1% 37% 2,193
Generation X 59% 7% 16% 2% 16% 4,114
Baby Boomer 61% 3% 20% 7% 9% 7,205
Silent 53% 2% 12% 31% 3% 3,164
Greatest 29% < 1% 2% 66% 2% 270

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,826. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 15% 85% 1,826
Older Millennial 56% 44% 2,192
Generation X 60% 40% 4,103
Baby Boomer 14% 86% 7,209
Silent 3% 97% 3,171
Greatest < 1% 100% 269

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who say they…

Generational cohort Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,827. 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 68% 23% 5% < 1% 2% 1% 1,827
Older Millennial 72% 21% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 2,200
Generation X 79% 17% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,119
Baby Boomer 83% 14% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7,225
Silent 86% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 3,173
Greatest 83% 9% 2% 5% < 1% < 1% 270

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,827. 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% 32% 9% 4% < 1% 1,827
Older Millennial 61% 28% 8% 3% < 1% 2,200
Generation X 68% 24% 6% 2% < 1% 4,119
Baby Boomer 72% 22% 4% 2% < 1% 7,225
Silent 82% 14% 2% 1% 1% 3,173
Greatest 89% 8% 2% < 1% < 1% 270

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 1,827. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 40% 40% 20% < 1% 1,827
Older Millennial 37% 39% 23% 1% 2,200
Generation X 44% 36% 20% < 1% 4,119
Baby Boomer 48% 33% 18% 1% 7,225
Silent 65% 21% 14% 1% 3,173
Greatest 63% 18% 19% 1% 270

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,827. 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% 21% 7% 17% < 1% 1,827
Older Millennial 60% 19% 7% 13% < 1% 2,200
Generation X 69% 17% 5% 9% 1% 4,119
Baby Boomer 72% 16% 5% 7% 1% 7,225
Silent 80% 12% 3% 5% 1% 3,173
Greatest 86% 9% 1% 3% 1% 270

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 1,827. 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 27% 15% 10% 48% < 1% 1,827
Older Millennial 25% 13% 11% 51% 1% 2,200
Generation X 32% 13% 9% 45% < 1% 4,119
Baby Boomer 35% 10% 9% 46% 1% 7,225
Silent 42% 9% 9% 38% 1% 3,173
Greatest 38% 6% 7% 47% 2% 270

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 1,827. 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 29% 9% 4% 57% 1% 1,827
Older Millennial 34% 9% 4% 51% 1% 2,200
Generation X 41% 7% 3% 46% 2% 4,119
Baby Boomer 48% 7% 4% 40% 1% 7,225
Silent 64% 7% 3% 24% 3% 3,173
Greatest 71% 6% 4% 14% 5% 270

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 1,827. 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% 21% 10% 13% 1% 1,827
Older Millennial 59% 17% 10% 13% 1% 2,200
Generation X 64% 15% 9% 10% 1% 4,119
Baby Boomer 69% 12% 8% 10% 1% 7,225
Silent 75% 9% 5% 9% 2% 3,173
Greatest 81% 7% 5% 6% 1% 270

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 1,827. 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% 21% 12% 22% 1% 1,827
Older Millennial 41% 18% 15% 26% 1% 2,200
Generation X 41% 16% 13% 29% 1% 4,119
Baby Boomer 46% 15% 12% 26% 2% 7,225
Silent 47% 12% 12% 27% 3% 3,173
Greatest 50% 10% 6% 29% 5% 270

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 1,827. 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% 12% 43% 8% 2% 1,827
Older Millennial 38% 10% 43% 7% 2% 2,200
Generation X 44% 6% 41% 6% 2% 4,119
Baby Boomer 49% 5% 39% 4% 2% 7,225
Silent 55% 5% 34% 3% 3% 3,173
Greatest 51% 5% 39% 4% 1% 270

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 1,827. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 25% 73% 1% 1% 1,827
Older Millennial 33% 65% 1% 1% 2,200
Generation X 41% 57% 1% 1% 4,119
Baby Boomer 45% 53% 2% 1% 7,225
Silent 44% 52% 2% 2% 3,173
Greatest 40% 55% 1% 4% 270

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 1,827. 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% 16% 9% 39% < 1% 1,827
Older Millennial 40% 13% 9% 37% 1% 2,200
Generation X 46% 12% 10% 31% < 1% 4,119
Baby Boomer 49% 10% 8% 32% 1% 7,225
Silent 57% 9% 7% 25% 2% 3,173
Greatest 60% 11% 6% 21% 3% 270

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 1,827. 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% 42% 2% 22% 4% 1,827
Older Millennial 35% 35% 2% 21% 7% 2,200
Generation X 44% 33% 3% 15% 6% 4,119
Baby Boomer 48% 29% 3% 13% 6% 7,225
Silent 55% 27% 5% 8% 5% 3,173
Greatest 64% 20% 6% 3% 6% 270

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,827. 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 96% 3% 1% 1,827
Older Millennial 95% 3% 2% 2,200
Generation X 95% 2% 3% 4,119
Baby Boomer 95% 2% 3% 7,225
Silent 95% 2% 3% 3,173
Greatest 93% 5% 2% 270

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,827. 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% 18% 41% 1,827
Older Millennial 39% 21% 40% 2,200
Generation X 44% 19% 37% 4,119
Baby Boomer 46% 14% 40% 7,225
Silent 50% 12% 38% 3,173
Greatest 43% 9% 48% 270

Political ideology among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,827. 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 33% 39% 21% 7% 1,827
Older Millennial 35% 34% 22% 9% 2,200
Generation X 45% 32% 17% 6% 4,119
Baby Boomer 51% 30% 15% 5% 7,225
Silent 56% 27% 12% 6% 3,173
Greatest 52% 32% 12% 5% 270

Views about size of government among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,827. 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% 1,827
Older Millennial 45% 49% 2% 4% 2,200
Generation X 54% 41% 3% 3% 4,119
Baby Boomer 58% 35% 3% 3% 7,225
Silent 63% 30% 2% 5% 3,173
Greatest 59% 29% 5% 7% 270

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 1,827. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 45% 51% 3% 1% 1,827
Older Millennial 47% 47% 4% 2% 2,200
Generation X 51% 44% 4% 1% 4,119
Baby Boomer 51% 43% 4% 2% 7,225
Silent 53% 39% 4% 4% 3,173
Greatest 41% 50% 3% 5% 270

Views about abortion among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,827. 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% 55% 2% 1,827
Older Millennial 43% 54% 3% 2,200
Generation X 44% 52% 4% 4,119
Baby Boomer 43% 53% 4% 7,225
Silent 35% 60% 6% 3,173
Greatest 30% 60% 10% 270

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,827. 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 69% 26% 3% 2% 1,827
Older Millennial 60% 32% 4% 3% 2,200
Generation X 52% 39% 5% 4% 4,119
Baby Boomer 46% 46% 4% 3% 7,225
Silent 33% 58% 4% 5% 3,173
Greatest 30% 62% 3% 5% 270

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,827. 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% 34% 4% 1,827
Older Millennial 55% 39% 6% 2,200
Generation X 41% 50% 9% 4,119
Baby Boomer 34% 58% 8% 7,225
Silent 22% 69% 9% 3,173
Greatest 18% 69% 13% 270

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 1,827. 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% 59% 1% 2% 1,827
Older Millennial 38% 57% 2% 2% 2,200
Generation X 43% 53% 2% 2% 4,119
Baby Boomer 48% 48% 2% 2% 7,225
Silent 48% 41% 4% 7% 3,173
Greatest 40% 42% 5% 13% 270

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in Hell by generational group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 1,827. 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 29% 31% 3% 35% 2% 1,827
Older Millennial 25% 33% 3% 36% 3% 2,200
Generation X 19% 30% 3% 44% 4% 4,119
Baby Boomer 15% 30% 3% 48% 4% 7,225
Silent 12% 23% 4% 52% 10% 3,173
Greatest 14% 13% 5% 51% 16% 270