Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 14% 14% 31% 32% 9% < 1% 1,156
Evangelical Protestant 14% 17% 29% 31% 8% 1% 948
Historically Black Protestant 21% 15% 29% 27% 6% 1% 205
Jewish 9% 16% 22% 35% 17% 2% 149
Mainline Protestant 15% 13% 28% 30% 12% 1% 1,021
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 31% 23% 25% 18% 4% < 1% 1,172

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 680. 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% 680
Older Millennial 57% 43% < 1% < 1% 728
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,154
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 1,758
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 646

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 680. 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% 680
Older Millennial 50% 50% 728
Generation X 51% 49% 1,154
Baby Boomer 51% 49% 1,758
Silent 45% 55% 646

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 677. 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% 14% 6% 19% 4% 677
Older Millennial 61% 12% 6% 17% 3% 720
Generation X 68% 9% 4% 15% 3% 1,136
Baby Boomer 77% 9% 2% 8% 4% 1,734
Silent 86% 7% 2% 4% 2% 640

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 671. 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% 18% 71% 671
Older Millennial 18% 11% 71% 717
Generation X 18% 8% 74% 1,146
Baby Boomer 11% 7% 82% 1,743
Silent 8% 12% 80% 638

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 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 38% 20% 26% 16% 585
Older Millennial 38% 25% 26% 11% 687
Generation X 26% 19% 29% 26% 1,076
Baby Boomer 27% 19% 28% 26% 1,607
Silent 39% 23% 26% 12% 536

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 679. 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% 42% 10% 2% 679
Older Millennial 27% 35% 23% 15% 728
Generation X 34% 29% 22% 15% 1,152
Baby Boomer 37% 30% 20% 13% 1,755
Silent 51% 21% 15% 13% 646

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 679. 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% 8% 1% < 1% 86% 679
Older Millennial 37% 18% 7% < 1% 38% 728
Generation X 60% 8% 14% 2% 16% 1,154
Baby Boomer 61% 5% 20% 5% 9% 1,757
Silent 58% 2% 12% 25% 3% 644

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 679. 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% 90% 679
Older Millennial 44% 56% 725
Generation X 62% 38% 1,151
Baby Boomer 15% 85% 1,755
Silent 3% 97% 646

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 680. 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% 28% 12% < 1% 16% 2% 680
Older Millennial 51% 28% 5% < 1% 13% 2% 728
Generation X 61% 24% 5% < 1% 7% 2% 1,154
Baby Boomer 63% 25% 5% < 1% 6% 2% 1,758
Silent 61% 28% 3% 2% 4% 3% 646

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 680. 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% 36% 21% 15% < 1% 680
Older Millennial 36% 35% 15% 13% < 1% 728
Generation X 45% 36% 9% 10% < 1% 1,154
Baby Boomer 44% 37% 10% 7% 1% 1,758
Silent 53% 31% 7% 7% 2% 646

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 680. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 20% 47% 33% < 1% 680
Older Millennial 18% 44% 38% < 1% 728
Generation X 26% 45% 28% < 1% 1,154
Baby Boomer 27% 44% 29% < 1% 1,758
Silent 37% 35% 28% < 1% 646

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 680. 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% 25% 10% 37% < 1% 680
Older Millennial 38% 20% 11% 31% < 1% 728
Generation X 49% 24% 7% 20% < 1% 1,154
Baby Boomer 47% 25% 9% 18% 1% 1,758
Silent 54% 22% 7% 15% 1% 646

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 680. 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% 13% 10% 67% < 1% 680
Older Millennial 8% 10% 10% 71% 1% 728
Generation X 16% 12% 8% 64% < 1% 1,154
Baby Boomer 12% 10% 10% 68% 1% 1,758
Silent 16% 11% 10% 62% 1% 646

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 680. 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% 15% 4% 63% 1% 680
Older Millennial 26% 15% 6% 53% 1% 728
Generation X 30% 13% 6% 50% 1% 1,154
Baby Boomer 31% 14% 6% 49% 1% 1,758
Silent 39% 17% 7% 36% 2% 646

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 680. 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% 28% 13% 14% < 1% 680
Older Millennial 43% 25% 15% 17% < 1% 728
Generation X 36% 24% 15% 24% < 1% 1,154
Baby Boomer 36% 24% 17% 22% 1% 1,758
Silent 34% 22% 20% 23% 2% 646

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 680. 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% 21% 50% 12% 1% 680
Older Millennial 18% 13% 55% 12% 1% 728
Generation X 26% 13% 51% 9% 2% 1,154
Baby Boomer 26% 11% 52% 9% 2% 1,758
Silent 31% 9% 49% 7% 4% 646

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 680. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 16% 83% 1% 1% 680
Older Millennial 23% 76% < 1% 1% 728
Generation X 32% 66% 1% 1% 1,154
Baby Boomer 34% 65% 1% < 1% 1,758
Silent 28% 68% 1% 3% 646

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 680. 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% 15% 11% 59% < 1% 680
Older Millennial 19% 13% 9% 59% < 1% 728
Generation X 25% 16% 11% 48% < 1% 1,154
Baby Boomer 22% 14% 11% 53% < 1% 1,758
Silent 24% 17% 13% 45% 1% 646

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 680. 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% 35% 2% 45% 5% 680
Older Millennial 18% 28% 1% 46% 7% 728
Generation X 25% 31% 2% 35% 6% 1,154
Baby Boomer 24% 32% 2% 34% 8% 1,758
Silent 29% 33% 2% 29% 7% 646

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 680. 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% 27% 6% 680
Older Millennial 67% 28% 5% 728
Generation X 75% 19% 6% 1,154
Baby Boomer 74% 19% 7% 1,758
Silent 74% 18% 8% 646

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 680. 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% 39% 4% 680
Older Millennial 55% 39% 6% 728
Generation X 60% 33% 7% 1,154
Baby Boomer 55% 36% 9% 1,758
Silent 49% 39% 12% 646

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 680. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 34% 14% 52% 680
Older Millennial 35% 18% 47% 728
Generation X 36% 18% 46% 1,154
Baby Boomer 41% 13% 46% 1,758
Silent 42% 13% 45% 646

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 680. 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% 37% 32% 6% 680
Older Millennial 24% 37% 31% 8% 728
Generation X 33% 37% 24% 5% 1,154
Baby Boomer 38% 35% 24% 3% 1,758
Silent 42% 33% 22% 3% 646

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 680. 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% 52% 2% 1% 680
Older Millennial 45% 48% 3% 4% 728
Generation X 53% 43% 2% 2% 1,154
Baby Boomer 55% 39% 3% 3% 1,758
Silent 56% 33% 4% 7% 646

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 680. 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% 56% 3% 1% 680
Older Millennial 42% 53% 3% 2% 728
Generation X 47% 49% 3% 1% 1,154
Baby Boomer 43% 52% 4% 2% 1,758
Silent 47% 45% 4% 4% 646

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 680. 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% 38% 1% 680
Older Millennial 60% 38% 3% 728
Generation X 59% 39% 3% 1,154
Baby Boomer 63% 33% 4% 1,758
Silent 54% 40% 7% 646

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 680. 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 85% 12% 1% 1% 680
Older Millennial 77% 17% 3% 3% 728
Generation X 70% 23% 5% 3% 1,154
Baby Boomer 66% 28% 4% 3% 1,758
Silent 52% 41% 4% 3% 646

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 680. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 79% 18% 3% 680
Older Millennial 72% 23% 5% 728
Generation X 60% 32% 8% 1,154
Baby Boomer 56% 37% 7% 1,758
Silent 43% 48% 9% 646

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 680. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 32% 65% 2% 2% 680
Older Millennial 29% 67% 2% 2% 728
Generation X 33% 64% 2% 1% 1,154
Baby Boomer 39% 57% 2% 2% 1,758
Silent 45% 49% 2% 4% 646

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 680. 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% 23% 2% 23% 1% 680
Older Millennial 44% 25% 5% 23% 2% 728
Generation X 36% 27% 3% 31% 3% 1,154
Baby Boomer 34% 30% 4% 28% 3% 1,758
Silent 28% 27% 5% 33% 7% 646