Generational cohort among adults who pray daily by religious group

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Religious tradition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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 22% 14% 26% 31% 7% < 1% 106
Catholic 8% 9% 29% 36% 17% 2% 4,236
Evangelical Protestant 10% 12% 28% 36% 14% 1% 6,708
Hindu 12% 26% 47% 13% 2% < 1% 100
Historically Black Protestant 11% 13% 31% 34% 10% 1% 1,500
Jehovah's Witness 10% 10% 28% 34% 16% 1% 214
Jewish 11% 14% 27% 33% 13% 1% 206
Mainline Protestant 7% 9% 24% 38% 19% 2% 3,265
Mormon 14% 17% 31% 27% 11% 1% 559
Muslim 31% 20% 27% 17% 5% < 1% 161
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 14% 19% 32% 28% 6% < 1% 1,302

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,263. 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% 1,263
Older Millennial 55% 45% < 1% < 1% 1,821
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 3,896
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 7,688
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 3,843
Greatest < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 383

Gender composition among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,263. 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 47% 53% 1,263
Older Millennial 41% 59% 1,821
Generation X 42% 58% 3,896
Baby Boomer 41% 59% 7,688
Silent 34% 66% 3,843
Greatest 33% 67% 383

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,255. 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% 20% 5% 20% 6% 1,255
Older Millennial 51% 18% 4% 20% 5% 1,799
Generation X 55% 16% 3% 21% 5% 3,849
Baby Boomer 68% 14% 2% 12% 4% 7,560
Silent 79% 10% 1% 7% 2% 3,801
Greatest 83% 10% 2% 4% 1% 376

Immigrant status among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,243. 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% 18% 68% 1,243
Older Millennial 20% 10% 69% 1,790
Generation X 20% 7% 72% 3,856
Baby Boomer 12% 6% 82% 7,608
Silent 9% 9% 81% 3,799
Greatest 6% 20% 74% 378

Income distribution among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 1,066. 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% 19% 25% 13% 1,066
Older Millennial 44% 24% 24% 9% 1,681
Generation X 33% 20% 28% 20% 3,565
Baby Boomer 35% 20% 28% 18% 6,765
Silent 47% 25% 20% 9% 3,074
Greatest 61% 21% 14% 5% 279

Educational distribution among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,261. 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% 43% 8% 1% 1,261
Older Millennial 32% 38% 20% 10% 1,818
Generation X 38% 32% 18% 12% 3,882
Baby Boomer 44% 31% 16% 10% 7,665
Silent 54% 25% 11% 9% 3,828
Greatest 64% 22% 8% 6% 379

Marital status among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,260. 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% 9% 2% < 1% 78% 1,260
Older Millennial 44% 13% 8% < 1% 35% 1,813
Generation X 60% 7% 16% 2% 15% 3,889
Baby Boomer 61% 3% 20% 7% 9% 7,663
Silent 52% 2% 12% 32% 3% 3,831
Greatest 30% < 1% 2% 65% 3% 380

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,261. 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% 84% 1,261
Older Millennial 57% 43% 1,816
Generation X 61% 39% 3,879
Baby Boomer 14% 86% 7,677
Silent 3% 97% 3,839
Greatest < 1% 100% 382

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 1,263. 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% 15% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,263
Older Millennial 81% 15% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 1,821
Generation X 84% 13% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 3,896
Baby Boomer 86% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7,688
Silent 86% 10% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 3,843
Greatest 81% 11% 2% 5% < 1% 2% 383

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,263. 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 74% 22% 3% 2% < 1% 1,263
Older Millennial 74% 20% 3% 2% < 1% 1,821
Generation X 76% 18% 3% 2% 1% 3,896
Baby Boomer 80% 15% 2% 2% 1% 7,688
Silent 86% 11% 2% 1% 1% 3,843
Greatest 90% 8% 2% < 1% < 1% 383

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 1,263. 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% 36% 12% < 1% 1,263
Older Millennial 48% 35% 17% 1% 1,821
Generation X 52% 33% 14% < 1% 3,896
Baby Boomer 53% 31% 15% < 1% 7,688
Silent 67% 19% 14% 1% 3,843
Greatest 64% 18% 17% 1% 383

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 1,263. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 38% 18% 11% 33% < 1% 1,263
Older Millennial 33% 15% 11% 39% 1% 1,821
Generation X 39% 14% 10% 37% < 1% 3,896
Baby Boomer 40% 11% 9% 40% < 1% 7,688
Silent 43% 9% 9% 37% 1% 3,843
Greatest 39% 7% 7% 45% 1% 383

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 1,263. 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% 9% 3% 45% 1% 1,263
Older Millennial 47% 8% 3% 41% 1% 1,821
Generation X 52% 8% 3% 35% 2% 3,896
Baby Boomer 58% 6% 3% 31% 2% 7,688
Silent 70% 5% 2% 19% 3% 3,843
Greatest 74% 7% 3% 12% 4% 383

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 1,263. 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% 15% 7% 5% 1% 1,263
Older Millennial 72% 15% 6% 6% 1% 1,821
Generation X 74% 13% 7% 5% 1% 3,896
Baby Boomer 78% 10% 5% 6% 1% 7,688
Silent 80% 8% 3% 6% 2% 3,843
Greatest 85% 6% 4% 4% 1% 383

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 1,263. 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% 21% 10% 18% 1% 1,263
Older Millennial 47% 17% 13% 23% 1% 1,821
Generation X 48% 16% 11% 24% 2% 3,896
Baby Boomer 54% 14% 10% 21% 2% 7,688
Silent 52% 12% 10% 23% 3% 3,843
Greatest 52% 11% 8% 24% 4% 383

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 1,263. 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% 10% 36% 5% 2% 1,263
Older Millennial 46% 10% 36% 6% 2% 1,821
Generation X 49% 7% 36% 5% 3% 3,896
Baby Boomer 52% 6% 35% 4% 3% 7,688
Silent 54% 5% 33% 3% 4% 3,843
Greatest 52% 5% 37% 3% 3% 383

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 1,263. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 31% 67% 1% 1% 1,263
Older Millennial 36% 62% 2% 1% 1,821
Generation X 42% 56% 1% 1% 3,896
Baby Boomer 44% 53% 2% 1% 7,688
Silent 41% 54% 2% 3% 3,843
Greatest 36% 58% 1% 5% 383

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 1,263. 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% 7% 22% 1% 1,263
Older Millennial 54% 13% 7% 25% 1% 1,821
Generation X 57% 13% 8% 21% < 1% 3,896
Baby Boomer 57% 11% 7% 24% 1% 7,688
Silent 61% 9% 6% 23% 2% 3,843
Greatest 60% 10% 6% 22% 2% 383

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 1,263. 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 36% 44% 3% 15% 3% 1,263
Older Millennial 38% 33% 3% 19% 8% 1,821
Generation X 45% 31% 4% 15% 6% 3,896
Baby Boomer 47% 28% 4% 15% 7% 7,688
Silent 50% 28% 5% 10% 7% 3,843
Greatest 56% 23% 6% 8% 7% 383

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,263. 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 89% 7% 3% 1,263
Older Millennial 86% 9% 5% 1,821
Generation X 85% 8% 7% 3,896
Baby Boomer 85% 8% 7% 7,688
Silent 87% 6% 7% 3,843
Greatest 84% 9% 8% 383

Belief in Hell among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,263. 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 78% 18% 4% 1,263
Older Millennial 73% 21% 6% 1,821
Generation X 73% 20% 7% 3,896
Baby Boomer 70% 22% 8% 7,688
Silent 69% 21% 10% 3,843
Greatest 63% 22% 15% 383

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,263. 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% 19% 39% 1,263
Older Millennial 38% 21% 41% 1,821
Generation X 41% 20% 39% 3,896
Baby Boomer 43% 15% 41% 7,688
Silent 46% 14% 40% 3,843
Greatest 43% 12% 46% 383

Political ideology among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,263. 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 36% 38% 19% 7% 1,263
Older Millennial 38% 31% 22% 9% 1,821
Generation X 44% 31% 19% 6% 3,896
Baby Boomer 48% 29% 18% 6% 7,688
Silent 52% 27% 14% 7% 3,843
Greatest 50% 29% 15% 6% 383

Views about size of government among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,263. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 45% 52% 1% 2% 1,263
Older Millennial 44% 49% 3% 4% 1,821
Generation X 52% 42% 3% 3% 3,896
Baby Boomer 56% 37% 3% 4% 7,688
Silent 59% 32% 4% 6% 3,843
Greatest 56% 30% 6% 8% 383

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 1,263. 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% 50% 3% 1% 1,263
Older Millennial 44% 50% 5% 2% 1,821
Generation X 47% 46% 5% 2% 3,896
Baby Boomer 47% 46% 4% 2% 7,688
Silent 49% 43% 4% 4% 3,843
Greatest 39% 51% 3% 7% 383

Views about abortion among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,263. 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% 2% 1,263
Older Millennial 41% 56% 3% 1,821
Generation X 42% 54% 4% 3,896
Baby Boomer 43% 52% 5% 7,688
Silent 37% 57% 7% 3,843
Greatest 35% 55% 10% 383

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,263. 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 62% 32% 4% 2% 1,263
Older Millennial 55% 37% 5% 3% 1,821
Generation X 50% 41% 5% 4% 3,896
Baby Boomer 48% 44% 5% 4% 7,688
Silent 39% 52% 4% 5% 3,843
Greatest 31% 57% 4% 8% 383

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,263. 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% 41% 6% 1,263
Older Millennial 50% 44% 6% 1,821
Generation X 41% 50% 9% 3,896
Baby Boomer 37% 55% 8% 7,688
Silent 27% 63% 10% 3,843
Greatest 22% 64% 14% 383

Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 1,263. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 37% 59% 2% 2% 1,263
Older Millennial 39% 56% 3% 2% 1,821
Generation X 39% 55% 3% 3% 3,896
Baby Boomer 45% 50% 2% 3% 7,688
Silent 45% 44% 4% 8% 3,843
Greatest 38% 43% 6% 14% 383

Views about human evolution among adults who pray daily by generational group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 1,263. 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% 33% 3% 41% 3% 1,263
Older Millennial 20% 34% 3% 41% 3% 1,821
Generation X 17% 28% 3% 48% 4% 3,896
Baby Boomer 15% 29% 4% 48% 5% 7,688
Silent 13% 24% 4% 49% 10% 3,843
Greatest 16% 13% 4% 49% 18% 383