Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Religious tradition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 164. 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 23% 17% 26% 29% 5% < 1% 164
Catholic 9% 9% 28% 36% 16% 2% 4,085
Evangelical Protestant 10% 11% 27% 36% 14% 1% 6,400
Historically Black Protestant 10% 13% 31% 34% 10% 1% 1,390
Jehovah's Witness 10% 10% 24% 36% 19% 1% 197
Jewish 13% 17% 20% 36% 12% 1% 309
Mainline Protestant 9% 9% 23% 37% 19% 3% 3,441
Mormon 15% 16% 29% 28% 12% 1% 533
Muslim 31% 21% 33% 12% 4% < 1% 149
Orthodox Christian 16% 18% 25% 32% 8% 1% 100
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 19% 22% 29% 24% 5% < 1% 3,000

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,602. 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% 1,602
Older Millennial 55% 45% < 1% < 1% 2,175
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 4,175
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 84% 16% 8,193
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 3,944
Greatest < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 401

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,602. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 49% 51% 1,602
Older Millennial 46% 54% 2,175
Generation X 45% 55% 4,175
Baby Boomer 44% 56% 8,193
Silent 37% 63% 3,944
Greatest 36% 64% 401

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,588. 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 51% 16% 6% 21% 6% 1,588
Older Millennial 53% 16% 4% 21% 5% 2,154
Generation X 57% 15% 3% 21% 5% 4,123
Baby Boomer 71% 13% 2% 11% 4% 8,063
Silent 80% 9% 1% 8% 2% 3,899
Greatest 83% 10% 1% 5% 1% 395

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,585. 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% 20% 66% 1,585
Older Millennial 20% 10% 70% 2,145
Generation X 20% 8% 72% 4,133
Baby Boomer 12% 6% 83% 8,119
Silent 9% 9% 81% 3,908
Greatest 6% 19% 74% 394

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 1,375. 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% 23% 17% 1,375
Older Millennial 41% 24% 25% 10% 2,019
Generation X 30% 20% 28% 22% 3,827
Baby Boomer 32% 19% 28% 20% 7,237
Silent 44% 24% 21% 10% 3,151
Greatest 57% 23% 14% 5% 284

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,601. 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% 45% 9% 1% 1,601
Older Millennial 30% 38% 22% 10% 2,169
Generation X 37% 31% 19% 13% 4,162
Baby Boomer 41% 31% 17% 11% 8,167
Silent 52% 26% 12% 10% 3,928
Greatest 60% 23% 10% 6% 395

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,599. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 10% 10% 2% < 1% 78% 1,599
Older Millennial 41% 14% 7% < 1% 37% 2,168
Generation X 60% 8% 16% 1% 15% 4,167
Baby Boomer 62% 4% 19% 7% 9% 8,161
Silent 53% 2% 12% 31% 3% 3,933
Greatest 31% < 1% 3% 63% 3% 398

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,599. 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% 86% 1,599
Older Millennial 50% 50% 2,169
Generation X 60% 40% 4,158
Baby Boomer 13% 87% 8,178
Silent 3% 97% 3,939
Greatest 1% 99% 400

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 1,602. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 65% 17% 4% < 1% 11% 2% 1,602
Older Millennial 67% 18% 4% 1% 8% 2% 2,175
Generation X 76% 15% 3% < 1% 5% 1% 4,175
Baby Boomer 81% 13% 2% 1% 3% 1% 8,193
Silent 83% 11% 2% 1% 2% 1% 3,944
Greatest 80% 10% 2% 5% 2% 2% 401

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,602. 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% 23% 10% 11% 1% 1,602
Older Millennial 58% 22% 9% 10% 1% 2,175
Generation X 68% 18% 7% 7% 1% 4,175
Baby Boomer 74% 16% 4% 5% 1% 8,193
Silent 82% 11% 3% 3% 1% 3,944
Greatest 86% 10% 2% 1% 1% 401

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 1,602. 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% 34% 25% < 1% 1,602
Older Millennial 39% 33% 28% 1% 2,175
Generation X 46% 32% 22% < 1% 4,175
Baby Boomer 50% 30% 20% 1% 8,193
Silent 64% 20% 15% 1% 3,944
Greatest 63% 17% 19% 1% 401

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,602. 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 57% 16% 5% 22% < 1% 1,602
Older Millennial 61% 15% 4% 19% < 1% 2,175
Generation X 72% 13% 3% 12% 1% 4,175
Baby Boomer 76% 13% 3% 8% 1% 8,193
Silent 81% 10% 2% 6% 1% 3,944
Greatest 83% 8% 1% 6% 2% 401

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 1,602. 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% 13% 8% 49% < 1% 1,602
Older Millennial 28% 13% 9% 50% < 1% 2,175
Generation X 35% 12% 8% 44% < 1% 4,175
Baby Boomer 38% 10% 9% 44% 1% 8,193
Silent 42% 8% 9% 39% 1% 3,944
Greatest 38% 7% 8% 45% 2% 401

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 1,602. 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% 10% 4% 46% 1% 1,602
Older Millennial 45% 10% 3% 41% 1% 2,175
Generation X 51% 8% 3% 36% 2% 4,175
Baby Boomer 58% 7% 3% 31% 2% 8,193
Silent 70% 6% 2% 19% 3% 3,944
Greatest 74% 4% 3% 14% 6% 401

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 1,602. 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 58% 18% 8% 15% 1% 1,602
Older Millennial 54% 16% 10% 19% < 1% 2,175
Generation X 53% 16% 9% 21% 1% 4,175
Baby Boomer 59% 13% 8% 18% 2% 8,193
Silent 56% 11% 9% 22% 3% 3,944
Greatest 53% 10% 9% 23% 4% 401

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 1,602. 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% 15% 39% 9% 2% 1,602
Older Millennial 37% 13% 40% 8% 2% 2,175
Generation X 43% 9% 37% 8% 3% 4,175
Baby Boomer 49% 7% 36% 5% 3% 8,193
Silent 51% 6% 35% 4% 3% 3,944
Greatest 50% 6% 37% 4% 4% 401

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 1,602. 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 26% 72% 1% 1% 1,602
Older Millennial 34% 64% 1% 1% 2,175
Generation X 39% 58% 1% 1% 4,175
Baby Boomer 43% 54% 2% 1% 8,193
Silent 41% 54% 2% 2% 3,944
Greatest 34% 60% 1% 5% 401

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 1,602. 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 39% 14% 8% 39% < 1% 1,602
Older Millennial 44% 11% 8% 37% 1% 2,175
Generation X 51% 11% 8% 30% < 1% 4,175
Baby Boomer 52% 10% 7% 30% 1% 8,193
Silent 59% 9% 6% 25% 2% 3,944
Greatest 57% 10% 3% 26% 3% 401

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 1,602. 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% 33% 2% 33% 4% 1,602
Older Millennial 31% 27% 2% 32% 8% 2,175
Generation X 40% 27% 3% 24% 6% 4,175
Baby Boomer 43% 26% 3% 21% 7% 8,193
Silent 47% 26% 5% 14% 7% 3,944
Greatest 54% 21% 6% 11% 9% 401

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,602. 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 76% 20% 5% 1,602
Older Millennial 73% 20% 6% 2,175
Generation X 78% 15% 7% 4,175
Baby Boomer 79% 14% 7% 8,193
Silent 83% 10% 8% 3,944
Greatest 81% 13% 7% 401

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,602. 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% 31% 5% 1,602
Older Millennial 62% 32% 6% 2,175
Generation X 66% 27% 7% 4,175
Baby Boomer 65% 27% 8% 8,193
Silent 65% 25% 11% 3,944
Greatest 58% 27% 15% 401

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,602. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 36% 20% 43% 1,602
Older Millennial 33% 24% 44% 2,175
Generation X 39% 21% 41% 4,175
Baby Boomer 42% 15% 43% 8,193
Silent 46% 13% 41% 3,944
Greatest 42% 10% 48% 401

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,602. 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 31% 36% 26% 7% 1,602
Older Millennial 32% 34% 27% 8% 2,175
Generation X 41% 31% 22% 5% 4,175
Baby Boomer 45% 30% 20% 5% 8,193
Silent 51% 27% 16% 6% 3,944
Greatest 47% 32% 16% 5% 401

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,602. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 46% 51% 2% 2% 1,602
Older Millennial 44% 49% 3% 4% 2,175
Generation X 52% 41% 3% 4% 4,175
Baby Boomer 56% 37% 4% 3% 8,193
Silent 60% 31% 4% 6% 3,944
Greatest 56% 29% 8% 8% 401

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 1,602. 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% 52% 3% 1% 1,602
Older Millennial 41% 52% 5% 2% 2,175
Generation X 46% 48% 5% 2% 4,175
Baby Boomer 47% 47% 4% 2% 8,193
Silent 49% 43% 4% 3% 3,944
Greatest 37% 54% 3% 7% 401

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,602. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 46% 51% 2% 1,602
Older Millennial 49% 48% 3% 2,175
Generation X 47% 48% 4% 4,175
Baby Boomer 47% 49% 4% 8,193
Silent 39% 54% 7% 3,944
Greatest 37% 53% 10% 401

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,602. 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% 25% 3% 2% 1,602
Older Millennial 64% 29% 4% 3% 2,175
Generation X 55% 36% 5% 4% 4,175
Baby Boomer 51% 41% 5% 4% 8,193
Silent 41% 49% 5% 5% 3,944
Greatest 34% 54% 5% 7% 401

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,602. 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% 33% 5% 1,602
Older Millennial 60% 35% 5% 2,175
Generation X 47% 45% 8% 4,175
Baby Boomer 41% 51% 8% 8,193
Silent 30% 60% 10% 3,944
Greatest 25% 62% 14% 401

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 1,602. 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% 63% 2% 2% 1,602
Older Millennial 35% 61% 2% 3% 2,175
Generation X 38% 57% 3% 2% 4,175
Baby Boomer 43% 52% 3% 3% 8,193
Silent 44% 45% 4% 8% 3,944
Greatest 36% 44% 6% 13% 401

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 1,602. 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% 27% 3% 32% 2% 1,602
Older Millennial 31% 30% 4% 33% 2% 2,175
Generation X 25% 26% 3% 42% 4% 4,175
Baby Boomer 20% 27% 4% 45% 4% 8,193
Silent 16% 23% 5% 46% 9% 3,944
Greatest 17% 14% 7% 44% 19% 401