Generational cohort among adults who pray weekly by religious group

% of adults who pray weekly 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 13% 14% 28% 36% 9% < 1% 1,406
Evangelical Protestant 15% 15% 27% 32% 11% < 1% 1,096
Historically Black Protestant 21% 18% 27% 28% 6% < 1% 218
Jewish 19% 13% 20% 32% 14% 2% 133
Mainline Protestant 14% 10% 27% 33% 13% 2% 1,301
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 19% 21% 32% 24% 3% < 1% 743

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray weekly by generational group

% of adults who pray weekly who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 584. 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% 584
Older Millennial 58% 42% < 1% < 1% 646
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,169
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 2,021
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 747

Gender composition among adults who pray weekly by generational group

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 584. 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% 54% 584
Older Millennial 48% 52% 646
Generation X 49% 51% 1,169
Baby Boomer 52% 48% 2,021
Silent 50% 50% 747

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

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 578. 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% 15% 5% 24% 6% 578
Older Millennial 54% 13% 5% 25% 4% 641
Generation X 68% 9% 3% 17% 3% 1,159
Baby Boomer 77% 8% 2% 10% 2% 1,991
Silent 88% 5% 1% 5% 2% 739

Immigrant status among adults who pray weekly by generational group

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 579. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 13% 21% 66% 579
Older Millennial 21% 9% 70% 639
Generation X 19% 8% 74% 1,157
Baby Boomer 10% 7% 83% 2,008
Silent 6% 10% 83% 742

Income distribution among adults who pray weekly by generational group

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 493. 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% 16% 26% 14% 493
Older Millennial 42% 24% 25% 9% 603
Generation X 27% 20% 27% 26% 1,086
Baby Boomer 29% 19% 29% 23% 1,818
Silent 40% 25% 23% 12% 614

Educational distribution among adults who pray weekly by generational group

% of adults who pray weekly who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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% 582
Older Millennial 35% 36% 18% 11% 645
Generation X 38% 27% 20% 15% 1,167
Baby Boomer 44% 29% 16% 11% 2,015
Silent 53% 24% 12% 11% 747

Marital status among adults who pray weekly by generational group

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 582. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 5% 9% 1% < 1% 85% 582
Older Millennial 36% 16% 6% < 1% 41% 646
Generation X 58% 7% 17% 2% 17% 1,167
Baby Boomer 60% 6% 19% 6% 10% 2,013
Silent 58% 2% 12% 26% 3% 745

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

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 583. 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% 583
Older Millennial 49% 51% 644
Generation X 60% 40% 1,165
Baby Boomer 13% 87% 2,018
Silent 2% 98% 747

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray weekly by generational group

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 584. 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 61% 30% 6% < 1% 1% 2% 584
Older Millennial 59% 33% 5% 1% 1% 1% 646
Generation X 60% 33% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 1,169
Baby Boomer 65% 29% 4% 1% 1% 1% 2,021
Silent 65% 30% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 747

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

% of adults who pray weekly who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 584. 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% 48% 12% 3% < 1% 584
Older Millennial 41% 45% 9% 4% 1% 646
Generation X 42% 45% 9% 3% 1% 1,169
Baby Boomer 44% 45% 7% 3% < 1% 2,021
Silent 53% 39% 5% 2% 1% 747

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 584. 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% 53% 19% < 1% 584
Older Millennial 22% 50% 27% 1% 646
Generation X 23% 50% 28% < 1% 1,169
Baby Boomer 29% 44% 27% < 1% 2,021
Silent 39% 39% 21% 1% 747

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 584. 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% 15% 12% 58% < 1% 584
Older Millennial 12% 10% 12% 65% < 1% 646
Generation X 12% 11% 9% 67% < 1% 1,169
Baby Boomer 13% 8% 9% 70% < 1% 2,021
Silent 18% 8% 10% 64% < 1% 747

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray weekly by generational group

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 584. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 25% 11% 5% 59% < 1% 584
Older Millennial 29% 11% 5% 54% 1% 646
Generation X 30% 10% 5% 54% 1% 1,169
Baby Boomer 33% 11% 6% 49% 1% 2,021
Silent 39% 16% 7% 36% 2% 747

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 584. 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% 28% 15% 12% 1% 584
Older Millennial 49% 21% 14% 15% < 1% 646
Generation X 48% 23% 15% 13% 1% 1,169
Baby Boomer 52% 20% 14% 13% 1% 2,021
Silent 54% 18% 12% 13% 2% 747

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 584. 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% 21% 13% 21% 1% 584
Older Millennial 41% 19% 16% 23% < 1% 646
Generation X 38% 19% 16% 27% 1% 1,169
Baby Boomer 39% 17% 16% 27% 1% 2,021
Silent 32% 14% 15% 36% 3% 747

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 584. 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% 18% 49% 10% 2% 584
Older Millennial 20% 14% 55% 9% 2% 646
Generation X 22% 13% 51% 12% 2% 1,169
Baby Boomer 26% 10% 54% 7% 2% 2,021
Silent 25% 9% 55% 7% 4% 747

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 584. 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% 79% 1% 1% 584
Older Millennial 27% 72% 1% 1% 646
Generation X 29% 68% 1% 2% 1,169
Baby Boomer 34% 64% 2% 1% 2,021
Silent 33% 64% 1% 1% 747

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 584. 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% 20% 15% 46% < 1% 584
Older Millennial 20% 15% 14% 51% 1% 646
Generation X 18% 15% 14% 54% 1% 1,169
Baby Boomer 18% 13% 14% 55% < 1% 2,021
Silent 23% 14% 15% 47% 1% 747

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray weekly by generational group

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 584. 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% 43% 1% 30% 5% 584
Older Millennial 23% 36% 1% 33% 7% 646
Generation X 24% 34% 2% 33% 7% 1,169
Baby Boomer 25% 34% 2% 31% 8% 2,021
Silent 26% 37% 3% 23% 11% 747

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray weekly by generational group

% of adults who pray weekly who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 584. 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% 9% 3% 584
Older Millennial 82% 13% 5% 646
Generation X 81% 13% 6% 1,169
Baby Boomer 79% 13% 8% 2,021
Silent 78% 12% 10% 747

Belief in Hell among adults who pray weekly by generational group

% of adults who pray weekly who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 584. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 68% 28% 4% 584
Older Millennial 66% 26% 7% 646
Generation X 63% 29% 8% 1,169
Baby Boomer 59% 32% 9% 2,021
Silent 54% 34% 12% 747

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray weekly by generational group

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 584. 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% 17% 49% 584
Older Millennial 34% 24% 42% 646
Generation X 39% 18% 43% 1,169
Baby Boomer 39% 14% 47% 2,021
Silent 49% 8% 43% 747

Political ideology among adults who pray weekly by generational group

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 584. 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% 34% 32% 7% 584
Older Millennial 24% 40% 28% 8% 646
Generation X 33% 39% 23% 5% 1,169
Baby Boomer 38% 37% 21% 3% 2,021
Silent 42% 32% 23% 3% 747

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

% of adults who pray weekly who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 584. 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% 59% 1% 2% 584
Older Millennial 46% 50% 2% 3% 646
Generation X 54% 41% 3% 3% 1,169
Baby Boomer 56% 36% 4% 4% 2,021
Silent 64% 30% 3% 4% 747

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 584. 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% 54% 3% 2% 584
Older Millennial 43% 52% 3% 3% 646
Generation X 47% 49% 4% 1% 1,169
Baby Boomer 47% 48% 3% 2% 2,021
Silent 55% 40% 2% 3% 747

Views about abortion among adults who pray weekly by generational group

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

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 584. 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% 45% 2% 584
Older Millennial 53% 44% 3% 646
Generation X 60% 36% 3% 1,169
Baby Boomer 60% 36% 4% 2,021
Silent 53% 41% 6% 747

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray weekly by generational group

% of adults who pray weekly who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 584. 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% 16% 2% 2% 584
Older Millennial 75% 20% 3% 2% 646
Generation X 73% 21% 3% 3% 1,169
Baby Boomer 65% 27% 4% 4% 2,021
Silent 53% 40% 4% 3% 747

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

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

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 584. 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 75% 20% 5% 584
Older Millennial 67% 27% 6% 646
Generation X 61% 31% 8% 1,169
Baby Boomer 56% 37% 8% 2,021
Silent 39% 50% 11% 747

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 584. 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% 60% 1% 2% 584
Older Millennial 37% 60% 1% 2% 646
Generation X 37% 61% 1% 1% 1,169
Baby Boomer 40% 55% 2% 2% 2,021
Silent 45% 48% 3% 4% 747

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 584. 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% 32% 2% 26% 2% 584
Older Millennial 34% 29% 4% 29% 3% 646
Generation X 34% 33% 4% 26% 3% 1,169
Baby Boomer 29% 33% 4% 31% 3% 2,021
Silent 25% 30% 5% 30% 10% 747