Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week 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 8% 9% 32% 33% 16% 2% 1,134
Evangelical Protestant 10% 10% 28% 36% 15% 1% 3,818
Historically Black Protestant 8% 10% 29% 39% 13% 1% 853
Jehovah's Witness 11% 10% 28% 32% 18% 1% 198
Jewish 15% 12% 29% 31% 11% 2% 116
Mainline Protestant 10% 8% 21% 35% 22% 3% 1,191
Mormon 15% 15% 32% 26% 11% 1% 462
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 19% 21% 31% 22% 6% < 1% 297

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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% 603
Older Millennial 50% 50% < 1% < 1% 716
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,711
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 3,363
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 1,810
Greatest < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 171

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 603. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 49% 51% 603
Older Millennial 45% 55% 716
Generation X 43% 57% 1,711
Baby Boomer 42% 58% 3,363
Silent 38% 62% 1,810
Greatest 37% 63% 171

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 598. 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 52% 18% 5% 20% 5% 598
Older Millennial 49% 20% 5% 22% 5% 709
Generation X 51% 19% 2% 23% 5% 1,692
Baby Boomer 62% 19% 2% 13% 4% 3,303
Silent 73% 15% 2% 8% 2% 1,787
Greatest 80% 16% 1% 3% < 1% 169

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 595. 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% 15% 69% 595
Older Millennial 24% 9% 67% 705
Generation X 23% 7% 70% 1,693
Baby Boomer 13% 5% 82% 3,336
Silent 10% 7% 82% 1,788
Greatest 8% 12% 79% 168

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have a household income of…

Generational cohort Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 506. 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 42% 17% 26% 14% 506
Older Millennial 42% 26% 24% 8% 660
Generation X 34% 19% 30% 17% 1,542
Baby Boomer 37% 19% 28% 16% 2,960
Silent 47% 25% 19% 8% 1,460
Greatest 66% 24% 8% 2% 117

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 601. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 49% 41% 8% 2% 601
Older Millennial 34% 37% 20% 9% 716
Generation X 41% 29% 18% 11% 1,708
Baby Boomer 45% 30% 16% 9% 3,353
Silent 54% 26% 11% 9% 1,803
Greatest 63% 20% 9% 8% 170

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 602. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 11% 5% 3% < 1% 81% 602
Older Millennial 53% 9% 8% 1% 30% 712
Generation X 65% 5% 14% 2% 14% 1,707
Baby Boomer 64% 3% 18% 6% 9% 3,348
Silent 55% 1% 12% 30% 3% 1,804
Greatest 30% < 1% 3% 64% 3% 171

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 602. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 14% 86% 602
Older Millennial 63% 37% 715
Generation X 65% 35% 1,703
Baby Boomer 15% 85% 3,356
Silent 4% 96% 1,806
Greatest < 1% 100% 170

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they…

Generational cohort Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 603. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 87% 10% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 603
Older Millennial 86% 10% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 716
Generation X 88% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1,711
Baby Boomer 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 3,363
Silent 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,810
Greatest 83% 8% < 1% 7% < 1% 1% 171

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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% 12% 2% 2% < 1% 603
Older Millennial 89% 8% 1% 2% < 1% 716
Generation X 90% 8% 1% 1% 1% 1,711
Baby Boomer 93% 5% 1% 1% 1% 3,363
Silent 95% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1,810
Greatest 92% 7% < 1% < 1% 1% 171

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who attend religious services…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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 82% 11% 6% < 1% 603
Older Millennial 82% 11% 6% < 1% 716
Generation X 83% 13% 4% < 1% 1,711
Baby Boomer 85% 11% 4% < 1% 3,363
Silent 88% 8% 3% 1% 1,810
Greatest 87% 5% 7% 1% 171

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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% 14% 2% 3% < 1% 603
Older Millennial 85% 11% 2% 2% < 1% 716
Generation X 89% 8% 1% 2% < 1% 1,711
Baby Boomer 91% 8% < 1% 1% < 1% 3,363
Silent 91% 7% 1% 1% 1% 1,810
Greatest 93% 5% < 1% < 1% 3% 171

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who meditate…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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 48% 10% 3% 38% 1% 603
Older Millennial 60% 9% 1% 28% 2% 716
Generation X 61% 6% 2% 28% 3% 1,711
Baby Boomer 67% 6% 2% 24% 2% 3,363
Silent 79% 4% 2% 12% 4% 1,810
Greatest 81% 6% 3% 6% 4% 171

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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% 10% 6% 5% < 1% 603
Older Millennial 83% 7% 4% 5% 1% 716
Generation X 82% 10% 4% 4% 2% 1,711
Baby Boomer 88% 6% 3% 2% 1% 3,363
Silent 88% 5% 2% 3% 2% 1,810
Greatest 92% 3% 1% 1% 2% 171

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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% 24% 9% 16% 1% 603
Older Millennial 49% 16% 12% 22% 1% 716
Generation X 52% 16% 9% 20% 2% 1,711
Baby Boomer 59% 13% 8% 19% 2% 3,363
Silent 60% 10% 8% 19% 4% 1,810
Greatest 66% 7% 7% 15% 5% 171

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Generational cohort Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 59% 9% 26% 4% 2% 603
Older Millennial 64% 8% 23% 4% 2% 716
Generation X 65% 5% 23% 5% 3% 1,711
Baby Boomer 68% 4% 23% 3% 2% 3,363
Silent 66% 4% 24% 3% 4% 1,810
Greatest 52% 6% 35% 3% 4% 171

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

Generational cohort There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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% 61% 1% 1% 603
Older Millennial 44% 54% 1% < 1% 716
Generation X 48% 49% 1% 2% 1,711
Baby Boomer 51% 46% 1% 1% 3,363
Silent 48% 48% 2% 2% 1,810
Greatest 39% 53% 3% 5% 171

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who read scripture…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 76% 11% 3% 9% 1% 603
Older Millennial 81% 8% 2% 9% < 1% 716
Generation X 82% 7% 3% 6% 1% 1,711
Baby Boomer 84% 7% 2% 7% 1% 3,363
Silent 83% 5% 2% 8% 2% 1,810
Greatest 78% 7% 3% 11% 2% 171

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Generational cohort Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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% 42% 4% 7% 2% 603
Older Millennial 50% 34% 4% 7% 6% 716
Generation X 58% 27% 4% 7% 4% 1,711
Baby Boomer 63% 22% 5% 6% 5% 3,363
Silent 64% 23% 4% 5% 5% 1,810
Greatest 64% 21% 6% 3% 6% 171

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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 90% 7% 3% 603
Older Millennial 86% 7% 7% 716
Generation X 84% 8% 8% 1,711
Baby Boomer 86% 7% 6% 3,363
Silent 88% 6% 6% 1,810
Greatest 83% 11% 6% 171

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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% 15% 3% 603
Older Millennial 77% 17% 6% 716
Generation X 76% 17% 7% 1,711
Baby Boomer 76% 17% 7% 3,363
Silent 76% 16% 8% 1,810
Greatest 65% 17% 17% 171

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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 48% 19% 33% 603
Older Millennial 39% 23% 37% 716
Generation X 44% 22% 34% 1,711
Baby Boomer 47% 16% 38% 3,363
Silent 49% 14% 37% 1,810
Greatest 48% 8% 44% 171

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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% 35% 17% 7% 603
Older Millennial 49% 25% 18% 8% 716
Generation X 54% 25% 14% 7% 1,711
Baby Boomer 54% 25% 15% 7% 3,363
Silent 56% 24% 13% 7% 1,810
Greatest 55% 27% 14% 4% 171

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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 48% 48% 2% 2% 603
Older Millennial 47% 47% 3% 3% 716
Generation X 53% 41% 3% 3% 1,711
Baby Boomer 56% 38% 3% 3% 3,363
Silent 62% 31% 3% 5% 1,810
Greatest 61% 23% 4% 12% 171

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Generational cohort Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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% 46% 3% 1% 603
Older Millennial 44% 48% 6% 1% 716
Generation X 48% 45% 5% 2% 1,711
Baby Boomer 49% 45% 4% 2% 3,363
Silent 52% 39% 5% 5% 1,810
Greatest 39% 54% 2% 5% 171

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 27% 71% 2% 603
Older Millennial 30% 68% 3% 716
Generation X 31% 65% 5% 1,711
Baby Boomer 32% 64% 4% 3,363
Silent 26% 68% 6% 1,810
Greatest 34% 59% 7% 171

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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 48% 45% 4% 3% 603
Older Millennial 36% 56% 6% 3% 716
Generation X 35% 55% 5% 5% 1,711
Baby Boomer 33% 58% 5% 3% 3,363
Silent 26% 66% 5% 4% 1,810
Greatest 17% 71% 6% 6% 171

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 39% 55% 6% 603
Older Millennial 32% 60% 8% 716
Generation X 27% 65% 9% 1,711
Baby Boomer 23% 69% 7% 3,363
Silent 17% 74% 8% 1,810
Greatest 14% 76% 10% 171

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

Generational cohort Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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% 2% 2% 603
Older Millennial 45% 51% 2% 2% 716
Generation X 43% 51% 3% 3% 1,711
Baby Boomer 48% 46% 3% 3% 3,363
Silent 46% 41% 4% 9% 1,810
Greatest 39% 38% 7% 17% 171

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say humans…

Generational cohort Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 603. 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% 27% 2% 52% 3% 603
Older Millennial 15% 29% 2% 50% 4% 716
Generation X 11% 24% 2% 58% 4% 1,711
Baby Boomer 9% 24% 2% 60% 5% 3,363
Silent 9% 19% 3% 58% 11% 1,810
Greatest 9% 11% 4% 61% 16% 171