Generational cohort among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 14% 11% 31% 34% 9% 1% 768
Evangelical Protestant 18% 14% 27% 30% 11% < 1% 964
Historically Black Protestant 16% 18% 33% 23% 8% 2% 245
Mainline Protestant 13% 10% 26% 34% 14% 3% 772
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 27% 22% 32% 16% 3% < 1% 358

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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% 408
Older Millennial 60% 40% < 1% < 1% 421
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 772
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 1,226
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 523

Gender composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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% 48% 408
Older Millennial 51% 49% 421
Generation X 49% 51% 772
Baby Boomer 47% 53% 1,226
Silent 42% 58% 523

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 407. 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% 18% 7% 22% 5% 407
Older Millennial 50% 17% 6% 23% 4% 414
Generation X 58% 17% 2% 20% 3% 762
Baby Boomer 70% 12% 2% 12% 3% 1,212
Silent 80% 10% 2% 6% 2% 515

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 404. 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% 21% 65% 404
Older Millennial 23% 11% 66% 415
Generation X 21% 7% 72% 759
Baby Boomer 12% 7% 80% 1,216
Silent 8% 9% 83% 516

Income distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 353. 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% 24% 15% 353
Older Millennial 47% 21% 23% 9% 395
Generation X 33% 20% 27% 19% 708
Baby Boomer 32% 21% 26% 21% 1,107
Silent 41% 23% 25% 11% 425

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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% 45% 8% 1% 408
Older Millennial 36% 35% 18% 10% 421
Generation X 43% 28% 17% 13% 771
Baby Boomer 41% 31% 17% 11% 1,225
Silent 53% 23% 12% 11% 523

Marital status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 407. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 9% 11% 1% < 1% 79% 407
Older Millennial 37% 15% 7% < 1% 41% 421
Generation X 58% 9% 16% 1% 17% 771
Baby Boomer 57% 5% 23% 7% 8% 1,222
Silent 51% 2% 14% 29% 3% 521

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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% 408
Older Millennial 53% 47% 421
Generation X 59% 41% 769
Baby Boomer 13% 87% 1,222
Silent 2% 98% 523

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 408. 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 67% 24% 4% < 1% 3% 1% 408
Older Millennial 68% 22% 3% < 1% 4% 2% 421
Generation X 73% 19% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 772
Baby Boomer 78% 16% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 1,226
Silent 76% 17% 3% 2% 1% 1% 523

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 408. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 56% 34% 6% 4% < 1% 408
Older Millennial 59% 28% 7% 5% 1% 421
Generation X 63% 28% 5% 3% 1% 772
Baby Boomer 71% 24% 3% 2% < 1% 1,226
Silent 74% 23% 2% 1% < 1% 523

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 408. 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% 52% 13% 1% 408
Older Millennial 29% 51% 19% 1% 421
Generation X 33% 50% 18% < 1% 772
Baby Boomer 35% 50% 15% < 1% 1,226
Silent 50% 36% 14% < 1% 523

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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% 28% 9% 8% < 1% 408
Older Millennial 58% 23% 9% 10% < 1% 421
Generation X 66% 21% 4% 7% 2% 772
Baby Boomer 69% 22% 4% 5% 1% 1,226
Silent 68% 21% 3% 6% 1% 523

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

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 408. 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% 26% 14% 43% < 1% 408
Older Millennial 14% 21% 16% 50% < 1% 421
Generation X 17% 25% 13% 44% 1% 772
Baby Boomer 19% 20% 15% 46% < 1% 1,226
Silent 19% 18% 16% 47% 1% 523

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 408. 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 28% 14% 4% 52% 1% 408
Older Millennial 31% 15% 3% 50% 1% 421
Generation X 34% 14% 4% 47% 1% 772
Baby Boomer 46% 15% 4% 34% 2% 1,226
Silent 54% 18% 3% 23% 2% 523

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 408. 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% 25% 13% 8% 1% 408
Older Millennial 55% 21% 12% 11% < 1% 421
Generation X 59% 22% 11% 7% 2% 772
Baby Boomer 65% 19% 7% 8% 1% 1,226
Silent 67% 21% 5% 6% 2% 523

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 408. 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% 23% 11% 17% 1% 408
Older Millennial 43% 21% 14% 21% < 1% 421
Generation X 42% 19% 13% 24% 1% 772
Baby Boomer 45% 19% 13% 22% 1% 1,226
Silent 44% 18% 13% 22% 3% 523

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 408. 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 29% 16% 43% 11% 2% 408
Older Millennial 27% 18% 45% 8% 2% 421
Generation X 36% 11% 43% 7% 3% 772
Baby Boomer 40% 10% 43% 5% 2% 1,226
Silent 39% 6% 46% 6% 3% 523

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 408. 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 22% 77% 1% < 1% 408
Older Millennial 31% 67% 1% 1% 421
Generation X 34% 64% 1% 1% 772
Baby Boomer 38% 60% 1% 1% 1,226
Silent 36% 60% 1% 2% 523

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 408. 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% 45% 1% 25% 4% 408
Older Millennial 29% 37% 2% 23% 9% 421
Generation X 35% 35% 3% 18% 10% 772
Baby Boomer 36% 32% 2% 21% 8% 1,226
Silent 40% 34% 5% 14% 6% 523

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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% 12% 2% 408
Older Millennial 81% 12% 6% 421
Generation X 83% 12% 5% 772
Baby Boomer 83% 10% 7% 1,226
Silent 83% 9% 8% 523

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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 73% 24% 3% 408
Older Millennial 70% 23% 7% 421
Generation X 67% 26% 7% 772
Baby Boomer 65% 26% 9% 1,226
Silent 60% 25% 14% 523

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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% 17% 43% 408
Older Millennial 34% 19% 47% 421
Generation X 37% 20% 43% 772
Baby Boomer 40% 12% 47% 1,226
Silent 42% 10% 47% 523

Political ideology among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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 33% 37% 25% 6% 408
Older Millennial 31% 36% 26% 7% 421
Generation X 37% 37% 21% 5% 772
Baby Boomer 43% 35% 19% 3% 1,226
Silent 50% 27% 17% 5% 523

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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% 58% 1% 2% 408
Older Millennial 39% 54% 4% 3% 421
Generation X 51% 41% 3% 4% 772
Baby Boomer 55% 40% 3% 3% 1,226
Silent 60% 29% 4% 7% 523

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 408. 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% 57% 2% 2% 408
Older Millennial 41% 55% 3% 1% 421
Generation X 44% 51% 4% 1% 772
Baby Boomer 47% 48% 3% 2% 1,226
Silent 46% 48% 3% 2% 523

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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% 50% 3% 408
Older Millennial 51% 47% 2% 421
Generation X 51% 47% 3% 772
Baby Boomer 54% 42% 4% 1,226
Silent 46% 48% 6% 523

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 408. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 76% 20% 2% 2% 408
Older Millennial 69% 25% 3% 3% 421
Generation X 65% 26% 5% 4% 772
Baby Boomer 58% 35% 3% 3% 1,226
Silent 46% 41% 6% 7% 523

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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 64% 31% 5% 408
Older Millennial 65% 29% 6% 421
Generation X 52% 37% 11% 772
Baby Boomer 46% 46% 8% 1,226
Silent 33% 52% 15% 523

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 408. 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% 2% 1% 408
Older Millennial 37% 58% 2% 2% 421
Generation X 37% 58% 3% 2% 772
Baby Boomer 43% 52% 3% 2% 1,226
Silent 47% 46% 4% 3% 523

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by generational group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 408. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 30% 33% 3% 33% 2% 408
Older Millennial 26% 38% 3% 32% 2% 421
Generation X 23% 30% 4% 39% 4% 772
Baby Boomer 22% 31% 5% 37% 4% 1,226
Silent 18% 26% 6% 40% 11% 523