Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 11% 13% 26% 36% 12% 1% 942
Evangelical Protestant 9% 14% 26% 34% 16% 1% 500
Historically Black Protestant 12% 15% 27% 34% 11% 1% 135
Jewish 17% 8% 28% 26% 15% 6% 232
Mainline Protestant 10% 11% 22% 36% 18% 2% 766
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 21% 27% 23% 7% 1% 2,317

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 626. 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% 626
Older Millennial 59% 41% < 1% < 1% 745
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,111
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 83% 17% 1,759
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 839

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 626. 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% 42% 626
Older Millennial 62% 38% 745
Generation X 63% 37% 1,111
Baby Boomer 65% 35% 1,759
Silent 62% 38% 839

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 622. 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% 9% 9% 20% 4% 622
Older Millennial 66% 8% 7% 15% 4% 738
Generation X 72% 8% 4% 14% 3% 1,103
Baby Boomer 78% 7% 3% 9% 3% 1,734
Silent 87% 5% 1% 5% 2% 833

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 618. 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% 23% 66% 618
Older Millennial 14% 10% 75% 733
Generation X 16% 9% 75% 1,094
Baby Boomer 11% 8% 81% 1,740
Silent 7% 14% 78% 830

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 520. 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% 20% 22% 17% 520
Older Millennial 39% 26% 24% 10% 691
Generation X 29% 19% 28% 23% 1,036
Baby Boomer 37% 17% 24% 22% 1,556
Silent 43% 20% 24% 13% 712

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 624. 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% 38% 9% 1% 624
Older Millennial 38% 35% 19% 9% 745
Generation X 44% 28% 16% 13% 1,108
Baby Boomer 49% 26% 14% 11% 1,755
Silent 51% 23% 14% 12% 838

Marital status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 624. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 4% 9% 1% < 1% 85% 624
Older Millennial 28% 13% 10% < 1% 48% 741
Generation X 53% 11% 14% 1% 21% 1,109
Baby Boomer 53% 8% 21% 7% 12% 1,748
Silent 53% 4% 14% 25% 4% 834

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 626. 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% 626
Older Millennial 40% 60% 743
Generation X 51% 49% 1,106
Baby Boomer 12% 88% 1,756
Silent 3% 97% 837

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 626. 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 21% 20% 16% < 1% 38% 5% 626
Older Millennial 25% 25% 15% < 1% 28% 6% 745
Generation X 29% 31% 12% < 1% 24% 4% 1,111
Baby Boomer 37% 29% 10% 1% 19% 4% 1,759
Silent 37% 24% 12% 2% 22% 4% 839

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 626. 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% 29% 27% 33% < 1% 626
Older Millennial 16% 28% 26% 29% < 1% 745
Generation X 18% 32% 22% 27% < 1% 1,111
Baby Boomer 22% 33% 22% 22% < 1% 1,759
Silent 24% 31% 18% 25% 1% 839

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 626. 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% 32% 58% < 1% 626
Older Millennial 6% 30% 63% 1% 745
Generation X 9% 30% 61% < 1% 1,111
Baby Boomer 10% 31% 59% < 1% 1,759
Silent 17% 21% 62% < 1% 839

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 626. 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% 12% 8% 69% 1% 626
Older Millennial 16% 14% 8% 62% < 1% 745
Generation X 19% 13% 10% 57% 1% 1,111
Baby Boomer 25% 14% 9% 51% 1% 1,759
Silent 26% 12% 6% 54% 1% 839

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 626. 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% 4% 5% 87% < 1% 626
Older Millennial 5% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 745
Generation X 6% 3% 4% 87% < 1% 1,111
Baby Boomer 5% 2% 3% 89% < 1% 1,759
Silent 7% 1% 3% 88% < 1% 839

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 626. 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% 8% 2% 80% 1% 626
Older Millennial 12% 6% 3% 79% < 1% 745
Generation X 16% 5% 4% 73% 1% 1,111
Baby Boomer 17% 5% 4% 74% 1% 1,759
Silent 19% 6% 4% 68% 2% 839

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 626. 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% 14% 12% 35% 1% 626
Older Millennial 29% 15% 16% 39% 1% 745
Generation X 25% 12% 15% 48% < 1% 1,111
Baby Boomer 25% 12% 14% 48% 1% 1,759
Silent 19% 10% 14% 55% 2% 839

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 626. 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% 19% 53% 19% 1% 626
Older Millennial 8% 15% 58% 18% 1% 745
Generation X 12% 11% 61% 15% 2% 1,111
Baby Boomer 12% 10% 64% 11% 2% 1,759
Silent 12% 11% 61% 13% 3% 839

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 626. 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% 85% 1% 1% 626
Older Millennial 19% 78% 2% 1% 745
Generation X 25% 74% 1% < 1% 1,111
Baby Boomer 27% 71% 1% 1% 1,759
Silent 28% 69% 1% 1% 839

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 626. 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% 5% 6% 83% < 1% 626
Older Millennial 7% 7% 5% 81% < 1% 745
Generation X 7% 5% 6% 82% < 1% 1,111
Baby Boomer 8% 5% 6% 81% < 1% 1,759
Silent 10% 4% 5% 81% < 1% 839

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 626. 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% 20% < 1% 66% 4% 626
Older Millennial 10% 18% 1% 64% 7% 745
Generation X 15% 18% < 1% 58% 9% 1,111
Baby Boomer 17% 20% 2% 53% 8% 1,759
Silent 17% 21% 1% 51% 9% 839

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 626. 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% 46% 8% 626
Older Millennial 50% 42% 8% 745
Generation X 53% 40% 7% 1,111
Baby Boomer 55% 36% 9% 1,759
Silent 49% 42% 9% 839

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 626. 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% 56% 6% 626
Older Millennial 39% 53% 8% 745
Generation X 39% 52% 9% 1,111
Baby Boomer 43% 47% 10% 1,759
Silent 35% 56% 9% 839

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 626. 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% 22% 52% 626
Older Millennial 29% 24% 47% 745
Generation X 31% 22% 47% 1,111
Baby Boomer 33% 19% 48% 1,759
Silent 38% 14% 48% 839

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 626. 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% 38% 36% 9% 626
Older Millennial 18% 36% 36% 10% 745
Generation X 24% 35% 33% 8% 1,111
Baby Boomer 31% 33% 29% 8% 1,759
Silent 35% 34% 24% 7% 839

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 626. 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% 55% 1% 4% 626
Older Millennial 49% 46% 2% 3% 745
Generation X 50% 43% 3% 3% 1,111
Baby Boomer 52% 41% 3% 4% 1,759
Silent 59% 33% 3% 4% 839

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 626. 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 37% 59% 2% 2% 626
Older Millennial 43% 52% 4% 2% 745
Generation X 43% 52% 3% 1% 1,111
Baby Boomer 42% 52% 3% 2% 1,759
Silent 46% 48% 2% 4% 839

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 626. 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 67% 30% 2% 626
Older Millennial 68% 28% 4% 745
Generation X 67% 29% 4% 1,111
Baby Boomer 70% 26% 4% 1,759
Silent 67% 28% 5% 839

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 626. 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 88% 9% 1% 2% 626
Older Millennial 80% 14% 4% 2% 745
Generation X 74% 20% 3% 3% 1,111
Baby Boomer 68% 26% 3% 3% 1,759
Silent 60% 32% 3% 4% 839

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 626. 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 84% 13% 3% 626
Older Millennial 77% 17% 6% 745
Generation X 67% 25% 8% 1,111
Baby Boomer 57% 34% 9% 1,759
Silent 50% 41% 9% 839

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 626. 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% 65% 1% 3% 626
Older Millennial 29% 65% 3% 3% 745
Generation X 35% 61% 2% 2% 1,111
Baby Boomer 40% 56% 1% 3% 1,759
Silent 40% 52% 3% 4% 839

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 626. 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% 14% 3% 14% 2% 626
Older Millennial 59% 19% 3% 15% 4% 745
Generation X 55% 15% 5% 23% 2% 1,111
Baby Boomer 48% 20% 4% 23% 4% 1,759
Silent 46% 15% 4% 25% 11% 839