Generational cohort among adults who read scripture at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Religious tradition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 7% 10% 31% 34% 17% 3% 1,764
Evangelical Protestant 9% 11% 28% 36% 15% 1% 5,396
Historically Black Protestant 9% 11% 31% 36% 12% 1% 1,159
Jehovah's Witness 10% 9% 28% 34% 18% 1% 211
Jewish 15% 19% 24% 32% 10% 1% 113
Mainline Protestant 8% 10% 22% 36% 22% 3% 1,852
Mormon 15% 16% 32% 27% 11% 1% 503
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 15% 22% 33% 25% 5% < 1% 587

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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% 838
Older Millennial 57% 43% < 1% < 1% 1,143
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 4,826
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 2,503
Greatest < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 249

Gender composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 838. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 49% 51% 838
Older Millennial 43% 57% 1,143
Generation X 44% 56% 2,477
Baby Boomer 41% 59% 4,826
Silent 34% 66% 2,503
Greatest 35% 65% 249

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 831. 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% 21% 4% 20% 6% 831
Older Millennial 50% 20% 3% 22% 5% 1,125
Generation X 53% 19% 2% 21% 5% 2,446
Baby Boomer 64% 17% 2% 13% 4% 4,745
Silent 76% 13% 1% 8% 2% 2,472
Greatest 81% 12% 1% 4% 1% 242

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 828. 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% 17% 69% 828
Older Millennial 21% 10% 69% 1,125
Generation X 21% 7% 72% 2,449
Baby Boomer 12% 5% 83% 4,779
Silent 9% 8% 84% 2,470
Greatest 8% 14% 78% 248

Income distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who have a household income of…

Generational cohort Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 706. 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% 17% 24% 13% 706
Older Millennial 45% 26% 22% 7% 1,058
Generation X 35% 21% 27% 17% 2,260
Baby Boomer 37% 20% 28% 15% 4,254
Silent 50% 24% 18% 8% 2,003
Greatest 63% 21% 12% 3% 174

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 837. 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% 44% 9% 1% 837
Older Millennial 34% 38% 19% 10% 1,142
Generation X 39% 33% 17% 11% 2,468
Baby Boomer 44% 31% 15% 9% 4,816
Silent 54% 27% 10% 9% 2,493
Greatest 66% 20% 8% 6% 247

Marital status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 835. 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% 7% 2% < 1% 80% 835
Older Millennial 46% 10% 8% < 1% 35% 1,136
Generation X 59% 6% 17% 2% 16% 2,471
Baby Boomer 62% 3% 19% 7% 9% 4,807
Silent 52% 1% 12% 32% 2% 2,493
Greatest 33% < 1% 3% 61% 3% 248

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 837. 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% 85% 837
Older Millennial 58% 42% 1,140
Generation X 62% 38% 2,462
Baby Boomer 15% 85% 4,821
Silent 4% 96% 2,499
Greatest < 1% 100% 248

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say they…

Generational cohort Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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 86% 10% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 838
Older Millennial 84% 11% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1,143
Generation X 89% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer 91% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,826
Silent 90% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 2,503
Greatest 85% 5% < 1% 8% < 1% 1% 249

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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 80% 15% 2% 3% < 1% 838
Older Millennial 84% 12% 2% 2% 1% 1,143
Generation X 86% 10% 2% 1% 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer 90% 7% 1% 1% 1% 4,826
Silent 93% 5% 1% 1% 1% 2,503
Greatest 93% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 249

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who attend religious services…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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% 24% 10% < 1% 838
Older Millennial 64% 25% 10% 1% 1,143
Generation X 69% 23% 8% < 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer 70% 22% 8% < 1% 4,826
Silent 79% 13% 7% 1% 2,503
Greatest 73% 14% 12% 1% 249

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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% 13% 1% 4% < 1% 838
Older Millennial 85% 11% 1% 3% < 1% 1,143
Generation X 89% 8% 1% 2% < 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 4,826
Silent 91% 6% 1% 1% 1% 2,503
Greatest 92% 6% < 1% < 1% 2% 249

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 838. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 55% 17% 7% 21% < 1% 838
Older Millennial 50% 18% 9% 23% 1% 1,143
Generation X 57% 15% 7% 21% < 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer 59% 12% 8% 20% 1% 4,826
Silent 59% 10% 8% 21% 2% 2,503
Greatest 51% 8% 7% 32% 3% 249

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who meditate…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 51% 9% 2% 36% 1% 838
Older Millennial 56% 8% 2% 33% 1% 1,143
Generation X 60% 7% 2% 29% 2% 2,477
Baby Boomer 66% 5% 2% 25% 2% 4,826
Silent 78% 4% 2% 13% 3% 2,503
Greatest 82% 3% 2% 9% 5% 249

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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% 12% 5% 5% 1% 838
Older Millennial 80% 12% 3% 4% 1% 1,143
Generation X 82% 11% 3% 3% 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer 86% 7% 3% 3% 1% 4,826
Silent 87% 5% 2% 3% 2% 2,503
Greatest 90% 4% 2% 3% 1% 249

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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 54% 21% 8% 16% 1% 838
Older Millennial 49% 19% 11% 22% 1% 1,143
Generation X 52% 16% 9% 21% 2% 2,477
Baby Boomer 59% 13% 7% 18% 2% 4,826
Silent 57% 10% 9% 21% 3% 2,503
Greatest 60% 9% 5% 20% 5% 249

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

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

Generational cohort Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 55% 12% 27% 3% 2% 838
Older Millennial 58% 8% 28% 4% 2% 1,143
Generation X 61% 6% 27% 4% 3% 2,477
Baby Boomer 65% 4% 25% 3% 3% 4,826
Silent 63% 5% 25% 3% 4% 2,503
Greatest 57% 6% 31% 4% 3% 249

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say…

Generational cohort There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 35% 62% 2% 2% 838
Older Millennial 41% 57% 2% 1% 1,143
Generation X 49% 49% 2% 1% 2,477
Baby Boomer 51% 46% 2% 1% 4,826
Silent 46% 49% 2% 3% 2,503
Greatest 37% 56% 2% 5% 249

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Generational cohort Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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% 43% 4% 10% 4% 838
Older Millennial 47% 34% 3% 11% 6% 1,143
Generation X 55% 28% 4% 9% 4% 2,477
Baby Boomer 58% 25% 4% 7% 5% 4,826
Silent 60% 23% 5% 5% 6% 2,503
Greatest 61% 20% 7% 5% 7% 249

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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% 3% 838
Older Millennial 86% 8% 6% 1,143
Generation X 86% 7% 7% 2,477
Baby Boomer 86% 7% 7% 4,826
Silent 88% 6% 6% 2,503
Greatest 86% 7% 7% 249

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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% 838
Older Millennial 76% 18% 6% 1,143
Generation X 77% 16% 7% 2,477
Baby Boomer 75% 17% 8% 4,826
Silent 74% 16% 10% 2,503
Greatest 67% 18% 16% 249

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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% 19% 37% 838
Older Millennial 41% 22% 37% 1,143
Generation X 44% 20% 36% 2,477
Baby Boomer 47% 16% 37% 4,826
Silent 48% 15% 37% 2,503
Greatest 45% 9% 47% 249

Political ideology among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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% 37% 17% 8% 838
Older Millennial 43% 30% 19% 8% 1,143
Generation X 51% 27% 16% 7% 2,477
Baby Boomer 54% 26% 15% 6% 4,826
Silent 56% 25% 12% 7% 2,503
Greatest 57% 26% 14% 4% 249

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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% 49% 2% 2% 838
Older Millennial 47% 47% 3% 3% 1,143
Generation X 54% 39% 3% 3% 2,477
Baby Boomer 57% 36% 3% 4% 4,826
Silent 60% 31% 3% 6% 2,503
Greatest 56% 29% 4% 10% 249

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Generational cohort Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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% 49% 3% 1% 838
Older Millennial 44% 49% 6% 1% 1,143
Generation X 49% 45% 4% 2% 2,477
Baby Boomer 49% 44% 4% 2% 4,826
Silent 50% 41% 5% 4% 2,503
Greatest 36% 54% 4% 6% 249

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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% 2% 838
Older Millennial 33% 64% 3% 1,143
Generation X 32% 63% 4% 2,477
Baby Boomer 34% 61% 5% 4,826
Silent 29% 65% 6% 2,503
Greatest 33% 58% 9% 249

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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 54% 40% 4% 2% 838
Older Millennial 46% 45% 5% 3% 1,143
Generation X 39% 51% 5% 5% 2,477
Baby Boomer 37% 55% 5% 3% 4,826
Silent 29% 61% 4% 6% 2,503
Greatest 25% 62% 5% 8% 249

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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% 48% 6% 838
Older Millennial 39% 54% 7% 1,143
Generation X 30% 62% 9% 2,477
Baby Boomer 26% 66% 7% 4,826
Silent 19% 72% 9% 2,503
Greatest 16% 70% 14% 249

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say…

Generational cohort Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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% 838
Older Millennial 40% 55% 3% 3% 1,143
Generation X 43% 51% 3% 3% 2,477
Baby Boomer 49% 46% 2% 3% 4,826
Silent 46% 42% 4% 9% 2,503
Greatest 36% 40% 8% 15% 249

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say humans…

Generational cohort Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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% 28% 3% 48% 3% 838
Older Millennial 16% 30% 2% 48% 4% 1,143
Generation X 11% 27% 2% 55% 4% 2,477
Baby Boomer 10% 26% 3% 57% 5% 4,826
Silent 10% 20% 4% 55% 11% 2,503
Greatest 12% 9% 5% 57% 17% 249