Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 16% 13% 29% 34% 6% 1% 782
Evangelical Protestant 12% 17% 33% 29% 10% 1% 493
Historically Black Protestant 21% 15% 30% 28% 6% < 1% 124
Jewish 10% 7% 25% 34% 20% 5% 122
Mainline Protestant 11% 10% 29% 36% 13% 1% 629
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 19% 21% 34% 23% 4% < 1% 803

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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% 350
Older Millennial 56% 44% < 1% < 1% 436
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 785
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 1,165
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 404

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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% 49% 350
Older Millennial 54% 46% 436
Generation X 50% 50% 785
Baby Boomer 53% 47% 1,165
Silent 50% 50% 404

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 346. 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% 11% 8% 27% 4% 346
Older Millennial 56% 10% 11% 20% 3% 434
Generation X 69% 8% 7% 14% 2% 777
Baby Boomer 78% 7% 4% 9% 2% 1,154
Silent 85% 6% 3% 3% 2% 400

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 343. 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% 22% 62% 343
Older Millennial 24% 11% 64% 431
Generation X 20% 6% 74% 772
Baby Boomer 13% 8% 79% 1,157
Silent 11% 12% 78% 400

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 295. 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% 18% 27% 13% 295
Older Millennial 39% 21% 26% 14% 413
Generation X 23% 17% 29% 30% 733
Baby Boomer 25% 18% 33% 25% 1,051
Silent 41% 25% 19% 15% 347

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 347. 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% 36% 12% 1% 347
Older Millennial 29% 28% 27% 17% 436
Generation X 34% 30% 19% 17% 783
Baby Boomer 40% 28% 19% 14% 1,161
Silent 49% 25% 15% 12% 403

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 349. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 5% 10% 1% < 1% 83% 349
Older Millennial 37% 17% 3% < 1% 43% 435
Generation X 59% 8% 14% 1% 18% 783
Baby Boomer 64% 5% 17% 5% 8% 1,163
Silent 54% 3% 11% 27% 5% 404

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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% 88% 350
Older Millennial 38% 62% 435
Generation X 56% 44% 785
Baby Boomer 14% 86% 1,164
Silent 3% 97% 404

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 350. 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% 28% 11% 1% 13% 2% 350
Older Millennial 40% 33% 12% < 1% 14% 1% 436
Generation X 50% 31% 8% 1% 8% 2% 785
Baby Boomer 52% 33% 6% < 1% 6% 2% 1,165
Silent 51% 31% 5% 3% 6% 4% 404

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 23% 45% 20% 12% < 1% 350
Older Millennial 31% 36% 20% 13% < 1% 436
Generation X 31% 37% 20% 12% 1% 785
Baby Boomer 34% 42% 15% 8% 1% 1,165
Silent 38% 41% 13% 7% 1% 404

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 350. 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% 55% 32% < 1% 350
Older Millennial 13% 48% 39% < 1% 436
Generation X 16% 46% 38% 1% 785
Baby Boomer 18% 45% 37% < 1% 1,165
Silent 25% 44% 30% 1% 404

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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% 25% 10% 39% < 1% 350
Older Millennial 28% 22% 15% 35% < 1% 436
Generation X 36% 22% 11% 30% 1% 785
Baby Boomer 37% 25% 10% 28% 1% 1,165
Silent 36% 24% 11% 28% 1% 404

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 350. 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% 9% 14% 67% < 1% 350
Older Millennial 6% 6% 14% 74% < 1% 436
Generation X 8% 7% 13% 72% < 1% 785
Baby Boomer 8% 6% 8% 78% < 1% 1,165
Silent 9% 6% 15% 69% 1% 404

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 350. 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% 7% 15% 61% 1% 350
Older Millennial 19% 11% 12% 57% 1% 436
Generation X 18% 9% 9% 62% 1% 785
Baby Boomer 21% 8% 11% 59% 1% 1,165
Silent 23% 14% 13% 49% < 1% 404

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 350. 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% 27% 26% 15% < 1% 350
Older Millennial 26% 19% 32% 23% 1% 436
Generation X 24% 15% 32% 28% 1% 785
Baby Boomer 27% 16% 30% 26% < 1% 1,165
Silent 24% 16% 27% 31% 2% 404

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 350. 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% 13% 56% 18% 1% 350
Older Millennial 15% 15% 55% 13% 1% 436
Generation X 19% 11% 57% 12% 1% 785
Baby Boomer 21% 11% 57% 9% 2% 1,165
Silent 18% 9% 60% 10% 4% 404

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 350. 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 18% 81% 1% 1% 350
Older Millennial 20% 78% 2% < 1% 436
Generation X 29% 70% < 1% 1% 785
Baby Boomer 30% 68% 1% 1% 1,165
Silent 27% 71% 1% 1% 404

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 350. 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% 15% 13% 59% < 1% 350
Older Millennial 9% 12% 15% 64% < 1% 436
Generation X 11% 11% 16% 62% < 1% 785
Baby Boomer 14% 8% 13% 65% < 1% 1,165
Silent 16% 6% 18% 59% 1% 404

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 350. 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% 32% 2% 46% 5% 350
Older Millennial 17% 24% 2% 50% 7% 436
Generation X 22% 30% 2% 39% 8% 785
Baby Boomer 18% 30% 3% 42% 7% 1,165
Silent 21% 32% 4% 35% 8% 404

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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 72% 22% 6% 350
Older Millennial 64% 28% 8% 436
Generation X 70% 23% 7% 785
Baby Boomer 71% 21% 8% 1,165
Silent 66% 24% 10% 404

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 55% 40% 5% 350
Older Millennial 54% 40% 6% 436
Generation X 53% 37% 9% 785
Baby Boomer 51% 40% 10% 1,165
Silent 48% 43% 9% 404

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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% 19% 49% 350
Older Millennial 26% 20% 54% 436
Generation X 37% 15% 48% 785
Baby Boomer 39% 14% 47% 1,165
Silent 36% 11% 53% 404

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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 24% 42% 30% 4% 350
Older Millennial 19% 41% 35% 5% 436
Generation X 25% 41% 27% 7% 785
Baby Boomer 36% 36% 25% 3% 1,165
Silent 35% 36% 24% 6% 404

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 35% 62% 1% 2% 350
Older Millennial 41% 53% 3% 3% 436
Generation X 54% 40% 3% 3% 785
Baby Boomer 56% 36% 3% 5% 1,165
Silent 55% 39% 3% 3% 404

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 350. 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% 1% 350
Older Millennial 38% 59% 2% 1% 436
Generation X 49% 47% 3% 1% 785
Baby Boomer 43% 51% 4% 2% 1,165
Silent 47% 48% 2% 3% 404

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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% 32% 3% 350
Older Millennial 61% 36% 2% 436
Generation X 65% 31% 4% 785
Baby Boomer 64% 32% 4% 1,165
Silent 60% 37% 4% 404

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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 83% 14% 1% 2% 350
Older Millennial 82% 15% 1% 2% 436
Generation X 74% 20% 3% 3% 785
Baby Boomer 69% 23% 4% 4% 1,165
Silent 59% 34% 3% 4% 404

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 350. 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 81% 15% 4% 350
Older Millennial 74% 20% 6% 436
Generation X 66% 28% 7% 785
Baby Boomer 57% 35% 8% 1,165
Silent 45% 44% 11% 404

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 350. 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% 69% < 1% 2% 350
Older Millennial 32% 63% 2% 3% 436
Generation X 34% 60% 3% 3% 785
Baby Boomer 40% 56% 2% 2% 1,165
Silent 42% 52% 3% 3% 404

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by generational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 350. 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% 27% 2% 20% 1% 350
Older Millennial 52% 23% 4% 20% 1% 436
Generation X 41% 28% 5% 24% 3% 785
Baby Boomer 37% 29% 5% 25% 4% 1,165
Silent 35% 22% 4% 32% 8% 404