Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Religious tradition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 159. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 21% 18% 27% 27% 7% < 1% 159
Catholic 11% 11% 26% 37% 13% 2% 4,583
Evangelical Protestant 10% 13% 26% 36% 14% 1% 2,755
Hindu 11% 44% 39% 5% 1% < 1% 115
Historically Black Protestant 16% 17% 31% 29% 6% 1% 562
Jewish 10% 13% 22% 32% 17% 4% 535
Mainline Protestant 9% 11% 26% 36% 16% 2% 3,576
Mormon 10% 22% 30% 26% 12% < 1% 114
Orthodox Christian 17% 9% 37% 28% 8% 1% 104
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 22% 28% 23% 5% < 1% 6,713

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,065. 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% 2,065
Older Millennial 58% 42% < 1% < 1% 2,686
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 4,261
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 84% 16% 7,571
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 3,160
Greatest < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 307

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,065. 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% 47% 2,065
Older Millennial 54% 46% 2,686
Generation X 52% 48% 4,261
Baby Boomer 52% 48% 7,571
Silent 46% 54% 3,160
Greatest 44% 56% 307

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,051. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 57% 10% 7% 20% 5% 2,051
Older Millennial 62% 10% 6% 17% 5% 2,663
Generation X 69% 8% 4% 15% 4% 4,216
Baby Boomer 80% 6% 2% 9% 3% 7,463
Silent 88% 3% 1% 5% 2% 3,135
Greatest 88% 5% 2% 5% 1% 300

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,041. 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% 21% 68% 2,041
Older Millennial 16% 11% 73% 2,647
Generation X 17% 9% 75% 4,211
Baby Boomer 10% 8% 82% 7,504
Silent 8% 13% 79% 3,133
Greatest 4% 33% 63% 302

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who have a household income of…

Generational cohort Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,771. 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% 20% 23% 18% 1,771
Older Millennial 37% 25% 26% 12% 2,507
Generation X 25% 19% 29% 27% 3,957
Baby Boomer 29% 19% 28% 25% 6,728
Silent 41% 23% 23% 13% 2,563
Greatest 49% 23% 19% 10% 232

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,061. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 46% 42% 10% 1% 2,061
Older Millennial 29% 36% 24% 12% 2,682
Generation X 35% 30% 20% 15% 4,254
Baby Boomer 40% 30% 17% 13% 7,548
Silent 50% 24% 14% 12% 3,150
Greatest 60% 21% 11% 8% 304

Marital status among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,061. 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% 11% 1% < 1% 82% 2,061
Older Millennial 32% 17% 7% < 1% 44% 2,679
Generation X 56% 10% 15% 1% 18% 4,255
Baby Boomer 59% 6% 20% 6% 10% 7,543
Silent 53% 3% 13% 28% 4% 3,150
Greatest 35% < 1% 4% 60% 1% 304

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,062. 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% 89% 2,062
Older Millennial 39% 61% 2,677
Generation X 54% 46% 4,246
Baby Boomer 12% 88% 7,561
Silent 2% 98% 3,157
Greatest 1% 99% 307

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,065. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 34% 24% 12% < 1% 26% 4% 2,065
Older Millennial 39% 26% 10% 1% 20% 4% 2,686
Generation X 48% 26% 8% < 1% 15% 3% 4,261
Baby Boomer 55% 25% 6% 1% 10% 3% 7,571
Silent 56% 22% 6% 2% 11% 3% 3,160
Greatest 54% 19% 8% 3% 12% 4% 307

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,065. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 20% 31% 24% 25% < 1% 2,065
Older Millennial 24% 33% 21% 22% 1% 2,686
Generation X 31% 33% 18% 19% < 1% 4,261
Baby Boomer 37% 34% 15% 14% 1% 7,571
Silent 45% 29% 12% 13% 2% 3,160
Greatest 58% 18% 13% 10% 1% 307

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,065. 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% 42% 50% < 1% 2,065
Older Millennial 8% 38% 54% < 1% 2,686
Generation X 10% 39% 51% < 1% 4,261
Baby Boomer 14% 39% 47% 1% 7,571
Silent 25% 30% 44% 1% 3,160
Greatest 29% 29% 41% 1% 307

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,065. 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% 17% 9% 53% < 1% 2,065
Older Millennial 28% 17% 9% 46% < 1% 2,686
Generation X 36% 19% 8% 36% < 1% 4,261
Baby Boomer 43% 19% 8% 29% 1% 7,571
Silent 48% 16% 5% 29% 2% 3,160
Greatest 56% 9% 4% 29% 2% 307

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,065. 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 19% 10% 5% 65% 1% 2,065
Older Millennial 24% 10% 5% 61% < 1% 2,686
Generation X 29% 8% 5% 57% 1% 4,261
Baby Boomer 32% 7% 5% 54% 1% 7,571
Silent 39% 9% 5% 45% 3% 3,160
Greatest 46% 8% 3% 37% 5% 307

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,065. 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% 22% 11% 27% 1% 2,065
Older Millennial 42% 19% 12% 25% 1% 2,686
Generation X 45% 17% 13% 23% 1% 4,261
Baby Boomer 48% 15% 12% 23% 2% 7,571
Silent 51% 12% 9% 25% 3% 3,160
Greatest 57% 9% 6% 26% 1% 307

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,065. 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% 18% 11% 21% 1% 2,065
Older Millennial 44% 18% 16% 23% < 1% 2,686
Generation X 39% 16% 15% 30% 1% 4,261
Baby Boomer 42% 14% 14% 28% 1% 7,571
Silent 36% 13% 14% 34% 3% 3,160
Greatest 34% 11% 12% 38% 5% 307

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,065. 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% 20% 52% 16% 2% 2,065
Older Millennial 13% 16% 56% 14% 2% 2,686
Generation X 16% 12% 57% 13% 2% 4,261
Baby Boomer 20% 11% 57% 9% 3% 7,571
Silent 23% 9% 55% 9% 4% 3,160
Greatest 34% 7% 47% 9% 4% 307

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,065. 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% 83% 1% 1% 2,065
Older Millennial 21% 77% 1% 1% 2,686
Generation X 28% 70% 1% 1% 4,261
Baby Boomer 30% 67% 2% 1% 7,571
Silent 30% 67% 2% 2% 3,160
Greatest 29% 65% 1% 6% 307

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,065. 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% 9% 7% 75% < 1% 2,065
Older Millennial 10% 8% 8% 73% < 1% 2,686
Generation X 13% 8% 9% 70% < 1% 4,261
Baby Boomer 14% 8% 9% 69% < 1% 7,571
Silent 18% 8% 8% 64% 1% 3,160
Greatest 26% 8% 7% 57% 1% 307

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,065. 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% 23% 1% 62% 5% 2,065
Older Millennial 12% 20% 1% 59% 8% 2,686
Generation X 17% 24% 1% 49% 8% 4,261
Baby Boomer 19% 26% 2% 44% 9% 7,571
Silent 21% 27% 4% 38% 10% 3,160
Greatest 33% 18% 5% 32% 13% 307

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,065. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 56% 37% 7% 2,065
Older Millennial 57% 37% 7% 2,686
Generation X 63% 30% 7% 4,261
Baby Boomer 65% 26% 9% 7,571
Silent 65% 26% 10% 3,160
Greatest 60% 31% 10% 307

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,065. 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 44% 50% 6% 2,065
Older Millennial 44% 48% 7% 2,686
Generation X 48% 44% 8% 4,261
Baby Boomer 48% 42% 10% 7,571
Silent 43% 46% 11% 3,160
Greatest 43% 46% 12% 307

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,065. 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% 20% 53% 2,065
Older Millennial 28% 23% 50% 2,686
Generation X 33% 20% 48% 4,261
Baby Boomer 36% 16% 48% 7,571
Silent 40% 12% 47% 3,160
Greatest 37% 13% 50% 307

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,065. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 20% 37% 37% 7% 2,065
Older Millennial 17% 38% 36% 9% 2,686
Generation X 26% 37% 30% 6% 4,261
Baby Boomer 33% 35% 27% 5% 7,571
Silent 40% 32% 22% 6% 3,160
Greatest 38% 32% 23% 7% 307

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,065. 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% 53% 2% 3% 2,065
Older Millennial 44% 49% 3% 4% 2,686
Generation X 51% 42% 3% 4% 4,261
Baby Boomer 55% 38% 4% 4% 7,571
Silent 58% 32% 4% 6% 3,160
Greatest 52% 33% 6% 8% 307

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,065. 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% 3% 1% 2,065
Older Millennial 40% 54% 4% 2% 2,686
Generation X 44% 51% 4% 1% 4,261
Baby Boomer 43% 51% 4% 2% 7,571
Silent 46% 47% 3% 3% 3,160
Greatest 36% 52% 4% 8% 307

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,065. 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 66% 33% 2% 2,065
Older Millennial 66% 30% 4% 2,686
Generation X 67% 29% 4% 4,261
Baby Boomer 66% 29% 5% 7,571
Silent 59% 33% 7% 3,160
Greatest 52% 39% 10% 307

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,065. 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% 2% 1% 2,065
Older Millennial 83% 12% 3% 2% 2,686
Generation X 76% 17% 4% 3% 4,261
Baby Boomer 70% 22% 4% 3% 7,571
Silent 61% 30% 4% 5% 3,160
Greatest 49% 42% 3% 6% 307

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,065. 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% 2,065
Older Millennial 80% 16% 4% 2,686
Generation X 68% 24% 7% 4,261
Baby Boomer 60% 32% 8% 7,571
Silent 48% 41% 11% 3,160
Greatest 36% 50% 15% 307

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,065. 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 30% 67% 1% 3% 2,065
Older Millennial 27% 68% 2% 3% 2,686
Generation X 33% 63% 2% 2% 4,261
Baby Boomer 38% 58% 2% 3% 7,571
Silent 40% 51% 3% 6% 3,160
Greatest 34% 49% 5% 13% 307

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by generational group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 2,065. 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 60% 20% 3% 16% 2% 2,065
Older Millennial 54% 23% 5% 17% 2% 2,686
Generation X 46% 23% 5% 23% 3% 4,261
Baby Boomer 39% 27% 5% 25% 4% 7,571
Silent 34% 23% 5% 29% 9% 3,160
Greatest 29% 16% 6% 34% 15% 307