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

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

Religious tradition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 189. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 19% 16% 25% 30% 9% < 1% 189
Catholic 11% 11% 27% 36% 13% 2% 2,039
Evangelical Protestant 11% 13% 26% 35% 14% 2% 940
Hindu 14% 37% 40% 7% 1% < 1% 115
Historically Black Protestant 11% 22% 25% 32% 10% 1% 223
Jehovah's Witness 10% 10% 29% 35% 15% 1% 209
Jewish 12% 11% 24% 34% 16% 3% 625
Mainline Protestant 7% 8% 23% 38% 21% 3% 2,008
Mormon 10% 13% 30% 31% 15% 1% 222
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 21% 28% 23% 6% 1% 5,194

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,285. 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% 1,285
Older Millennial 58% 42% < 1% < 1% 1,652
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 2,633
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 82% 18% 4,668
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 2,143
Greatest < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 220

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

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

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,285. 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 53% 47% 1,285
Older Millennial 55% 45% 1,652
Generation X 51% 49% 2,633
Baby Boomer 50% 50% 4,668
Silent 47% 53% 2,143
Greatest 42% 58% 220

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

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

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,273. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 59% 9% 8% 19% 5% 1,273
Older Millennial 61% 10% 8% 17% 4% 1,643
Generation X 67% 7% 6% 16% 4% 2,594
Baby Boomer 79% 6% 2% 10% 3% 4,590
Silent 85% 4% 1% 7% 2% 2,124
Greatest 86% 3% 2% 7% 1% 215

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

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

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,274. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 13% 22% 65% 1,274
Older Millennial 18% 11% 70% 1,636
Generation X 21% 9% 70% 2,607
Baby Boomer 13% 9% 78% 4,638
Silent 11% 15% 73% 2,126
Greatest 8% 37% 55% 219

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,121. 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% 21% 25% 20% 1,121
Older Millennial 35% 24% 27% 14% 1,574
Generation X 21% 17% 30% 32% 2,470
Baby Boomer 25% 17% 29% 29% 4,213
Silent 35% 22% 28% 15% 1,790
Greatest 41% 25% 21% 13% 166

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

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

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,283. 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% 42% 13% 1% 1,283
Older Millennial 24% 33% 27% 15% 1,650
Generation X 28% 27% 24% 21% 2,629
Baby Boomer 32% 28% 22% 19% 4,656
Silent 41% 23% 18% 18% 2,136
Greatest 55% 20% 14% 11% 219

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

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

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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% 10% 1% < 1% 83% 1,282
Older Millennial 33% 17% 6% < 1% 44% 1,649
Generation X 58% 10% 14% 1% 17% 2,627
Baby Boomer 60% 6% 19% 5% 9% 4,649
Silent 57% 3% 12% 24% 3% 2,137
Greatest 33% < 1% 6% 59% 2% 218

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

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

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,283. 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% 91% 1,283
Older Millennial 33% 67% 1,648
Generation X 57% 43% 2,627
Baby Boomer 12% 88% 4,667
Silent 2% 98% 2,139
Greatest 2% 98% 220

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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% 19% 12% 1% 40% 3% 1,285
Older Millennial 29% 22% 11% 1% 33% 4% 1,652
Generation X 37% 25% 10% < 1% 24% 4% 2,633
Baby Boomer 45% 26% 8% 1% 17% 3% 4,668
Silent 45% 24% 8% 1% 18% 4% 2,143
Greatest 40% 24% 8% 3% 19% 6% 220

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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% 24% 26% 34% < 1% 1,285
Older Millennial 20% 25% 22% 32% < 1% 1,652
Generation X 26% 26% 20% 27% 1% 2,633
Baby Boomer 34% 26% 17% 21% 1% 4,668
Silent 40% 26% 14% 20% 1% 2,143
Greatest 45% 24% 15% 16% 1% 220

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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% 35% 53% < 1% 1,285
Older Millennial 12% 32% 56% < 1% 1,652
Generation X 17% 33% 50% < 1% 2,633
Baby Boomer 21% 32% 46% < 1% 4,668
Silent 29% 27% 44% < 1% 2,143
Greatest 32% 31% 37% < 1% 220

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

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

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,285. 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% 8% 61% < 1% 1,285
Older Millennial 25% 11% 8% 56% < 1% 1,652
Generation X 34% 14% 7% 45% < 1% 2,633
Baby Boomer 41% 16% 6% 37% 1% 4,668
Silent 43% 13% 5% 37% 1% 2,143
Greatest 42% 10% 3% 42% 3% 220

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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 7% 6% 6% 81% < 1% 1,285
Older Millennial 8% 5% 5% 81% < 1% 1,652
Generation X 12% 6% 6% 76% < 1% 2,633
Baby Boomer 14% 5% 6% 75% < 1% 4,668
Silent 16% 4% 6% 74% 1% 2,143
Greatest 14% 6% 7% 71% 2% 220

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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 23% 12% 6% 59% < 1% 1,285
Older Millennial 31% 11% 6% 52% < 1% 1,652
Generation X 35% 11% 6% 48% 1% 2,633
Baby Boomer 40% 8% 4% 46% 2% 4,668
Silent 42% 8% 6% 43% 2% 2,143
Greatest 44% 10% 3% 42% 2% 220

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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% 20% 11% 28% 1% 1,285
Older Millennial 45% 18% 11% 25% 1% 1,652
Generation X 47% 15% 12% 24% 1% 2,633
Baby Boomer 52% 14% 11% 21% 2% 4,668
Silent 51% 12% 9% 25% 2% 2,143
Greatest 53% 7% 8% 31% 1% 220

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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 55% 18% 11% 16% < 1% 1,285
Older Millennial 49% 18% 14% 18% < 1% 1,652
Generation X 45% 16% 15% 23% 1% 2,633
Baby Boomer 51% 14% 13% 21% 1% 4,668
Silent 42% 13% 13% 29% 2% 2,143
Greatest 38% 10% 20% 30% 2% 220

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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% 24% 49% 18% 1% 1,285
Older Millennial 10% 18% 54% 17% 1% 1,652
Generation X 12% 17% 53% 16% 2% 2,633
Baby Boomer 18% 15% 52% 13% 2% 4,668
Silent 17% 12% 54% 13% 4% 2,143
Greatest 27% 9% 49% 9% 6% 220

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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% 85% 1% 1% 1,285
Older Millennial 20% 78% 1% 1% 1,652
Generation X 24% 74% 1% 1% 2,633
Baby Boomer 26% 71% 1% 1% 4,668
Silent 25% 72% 2% 1% 2,143
Greatest 20% 72% 1% 7% 220

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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% 8% 7% 73% < 1% 1,285
Older Millennial 14% 6% 7% 73% < 1% 1,652
Generation X 17% 8% 8% 66% < 1% 2,633
Baby Boomer 20% 8% 8% 64% 1% 4,668
Silent 22% 7% 8% 62% 1% 2,143
Greatest 22% 7% 5% 65% 1% 220

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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% 16% < 1% 74% 4% 1,285
Older Millennial 8% 13% < 1% 73% 5% 1,652
Generation X 11% 17% 1% 65% 6% 2,633
Baby Boomer 13% 20% 2% 59% 7% 4,668
Silent 13% 24% 2% 52% 10% 2,143
Greatest 18% 19% 2% 46% 14% 220

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

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

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,285. 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% 64% 3% 1,285
Older Millennial 30% 66% 4% 1,652
Generation X 38% 58% 5% 2,633
Baby Boomer 42% 51% 6% 4,668
Silent 45% 47% 9% 2,143
Greatest 38% 52% 10% 220

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,285. 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 23% 20% 57% 1,285
Older Millennial 22% 22% 56% 1,652
Generation X 26% 20% 55% 2,633
Baby Boomer 28% 18% 54% 4,668
Silent 32% 15% 53% 2,143
Greatest 34% 14% 52% 220

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

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

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,285. 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% 35% 42% 7% 1,285
Older Millennial 14% 35% 44% 7% 1,652
Generation X 19% 36% 39% 6% 2,633
Baby Boomer 25% 35% 34% 6% 4,668
Silent 30% 34% 30% 6% 2,143
Greatest 32% 33% 29% 6% 220

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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% 2% 2% 1,285
Older Millennial 44% 50% 3% 3% 1,652
Generation X 48% 45% 3% 3% 2,633
Baby Boomer 49% 43% 4% 4% 4,668
Silent 52% 37% 5% 6% 2,143
Greatest 49% 35% 7% 9% 220

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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% 62% 2% 1% 1,285
Older Millennial 32% 62% 4% 2% 1,652
Generation X 37% 58% 4% 1% 2,633
Baby Boomer 35% 60% 3% 2% 4,668
Silent 40% 53% 4% 3% 2,143
Greatest 33% 59% 3% 5% 220

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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 73% 25% 2% 1,285
Older Millennial 73% 24% 3% 1,652
Generation X 73% 23% 3% 2,633
Baby Boomer 73% 23% 4% 4,668
Silent 67% 26% 6% 2,143
Greatest 60% 33% 8% 220

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

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

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,285. 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 91% 7% 1% 1% 1,285
Older Millennial 86% 10% 2% 2% 1,652
Generation X 81% 14% 3% 2% 2,633
Baby Boomer 76% 17% 3% 3% 4,668
Silent 70% 22% 4% 4% 2,143
Greatest 52% 35% 6% 8% 220

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

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

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,285. 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 87% 10% 3% 1,285
Older Millennial 84% 13% 4% 1,652
Generation X 76% 17% 6% 2,633
Baby Boomer 70% 23% 7% 4,668
Silent 59% 31% 10% 2,143
Greatest 48% 39% 13% 220

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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 23% 72% 2% 2% 1,285
Older Millennial 24% 72% 2% 2% 1,652
Generation X 25% 71% 2% 2% 2,633
Baby Boomer 31% 65% 2% 2% 4,668
Silent 33% 59% 3% 5% 2,143
Greatest 30% 55% 4% 10% 220

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 1,285. 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 70% 14% 2% 13% 1% 1,285
Older Millennial 64% 17% 4% 14% 1% 1,652
Generation X 58% 17% 4% 19% 2% 2,633
Baby Boomer 50% 22% 5% 20% 3% 4,668
Silent 45% 18% 5% 25% 7% 2,143
Greatest 37% 13% 6% 29% 15% 220