Generational cohort among adults who read scripture several times a year by religious group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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% 29% 31% 13% 1% 742
Evangelical Protestant 9% 16% 32% 33% 9% < 1% 555
Historically Black Protestant 22% 14% 32% 27% 6% < 1% 146
Mainline Protestant 11% 11% 29% 34% 13% 1% 684
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 23% 27% 23% 5% < 1% 437

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 272. 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% 272
Older Millennial 54% 46% < 1% < 1% 350
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 658
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 86% 14% 1,073
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 450

Gender composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 272. 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% 272
Older Millennial 51% 49% 350
Generation X 51% 49% 658
Baby Boomer 52% 48% 1,073
Silent 49% 51% 450

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 268. 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% 5% 27% 8% 268
Older Millennial 56% 11% 4% 23% 6% 347
Generation X 61% 10% 7% 18% 3% 650
Baby Boomer 76% 9% 3% 8% 3% 1,060
Silent 83% 5% 2% 7% 2% 445

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 268. 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% 22% 64% 268
Older Millennial 18% 12% 69% 341
Generation X 22% 7% 71% 649
Baby Boomer 12% 5% 83% 1,066
Silent 14% 12% 74% 446

Income distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 239. 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% 25% 19% 19% 239
Older Millennial 40% 20% 29% 11% 325
Generation X 22% 19% 32% 26% 618
Baby Boomer 31% 18% 30% 21% 968
Silent 39% 26% 22% 12% 378

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 271. 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% 37% 8% 1% 271
Older Millennial 29% 36% 23% 11% 348
Generation X 31% 32% 21% 16% 657
Baby Boomer 41% 29% 16% 14% 1,070
Silent 47% 26% 13% 14% 448

Marital status among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 272. 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% 8% 1% < 1% 86% 272
Older Millennial 40% 14% 8% 1% 38% 349
Generation X 60% 8% 15% 1% 16% 657
Baby Boomer 60% 4% 19% 7% 10% 1,068
Silent 57% 4% 9% 26% 3% 450

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 272. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 11% 89% 272
Older Millennial 40% 60% 349
Generation X 59% 41% 657
Baby Boomer 15% 85% 1,073
Silent 2% 98% 449

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 272. 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% 22% 9% 1% 9% 2% 272
Older Millennial 56% 26% 6% 1% 9% 1% 350
Generation X 68% 23% 3% 1% 4% 1% 658
Baby Boomer 70% 23% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 1,073
Silent 64% 27% 2% 2% 4% 1% 450

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 272. 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% 43% 11% 7% 1% 272
Older Millennial 41% 40% 12% 6% < 1% 350
Generation X 51% 37% 6% 5% 1% 658
Baby Boomer 54% 38% 6% 2% 1% 1,073
Silent 55% 36% 5% 3% 1% 450

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 272. 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% 61% 17% 1% 272
Older Millennial 15% 57% 28% < 1% 350
Generation X 21% 60% 19% 1% 658
Baby Boomer 23% 53% 24% < 1% 1,073
Silent 36% 43% 19% 1% 450

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 272. 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% 31% 9% 25% 1% 272
Older Millennial 40% 28% 11% 20% 1% 350
Generation X 52% 23% 11% 12% 1% 658
Baby Boomer 54% 27% 8% 10% 1% 1,073
Silent 56% 25% 9% 9% 1% 450

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 272. 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 7% 13% 26% 53% 1% 272
Older Millennial 5% 8% 25% 62% 1% 350
Generation X 9% 11% 26% 54% 1% 658
Baby Boomer 7% 6% 22% 65% < 1% 1,073
Silent 9% 5% 26% 59% 1% 450

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 272. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 20% 13% 13% 54% 1% 272
Older Millennial 26% 14% 11% 49% 1% 350
Generation X 28% 13% 13% 45% 2% 658
Baby Boomer 35% 11% 11% 41% 1% 1,073
Silent 44% 13% 10% 30% 2% 450

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 272. 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% 26% 16% 13% 1% 272
Older Millennial 49% 19% 19% 12% < 1% 350
Generation X 51% 19% 19% 9% 2% 658
Baby Boomer 56% 18% 15% 10% 1% 1,073
Silent 55% 18% 15% 9% 2% 450

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 272. 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% 24% 13% 14% 2% 272
Older Millennial 50% 14% 18% 17% 1% 350
Generation X 39% 17% 21% 23% < 1% 658
Baby Boomer 42% 18% 19% 20% 1% 1,073
Silent 41% 10% 24% 24% 1% 450

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 272. 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% 17% 51% 11% 2% 272
Older Millennial 18% 15% 54% 10% 3% 350
Generation X 25% 13% 48% 12% 2% 658
Baby Boomer 28% 11% 51% 8% 2% 1,073
Silent 26% 8% 54% 7% 5% 450

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 272. 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% 84% 1% 1% 272
Older Millennial 25% 75% < 1% 1% 350
Generation X 31% 67% 1% 1% 658
Baby Boomer 35% 63% 2% < 1% 1,073
Silent 33% 65% 1% 1% 450

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 272. 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% 40% 1% 32% 3% 272
Older Millennial 17% 33% 1% 41% 8% 350
Generation X 24% 36% 2% 30% 8% 658
Baby Boomer 24% 34% 3% 30% 9% 1,073
Silent 27% 33% 5% 26% 9% 450

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 272. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 74% 20% 5% 272
Older Millennial 70% 23% 7% 350
Generation X 79% 17% 4% 658
Baby Boomer 80% 12% 7% 1,073
Silent 75% 16% 9% 450

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 272. 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 63% 33% 4% 272
Older Millennial 60% 33% 7% 350
Generation X 64% 28% 8% 658
Baby Boomer 61% 30% 9% 1,073
Silent 56% 34% 10% 450

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 272. 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% 17% 53% 272
Older Millennial 29% 24% 47% 350
Generation X 38% 19% 43% 658
Baby Boomer 38% 13% 49% 1,073
Silent 42% 7% 52% 450

Political ideology among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 272. 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 24% 38% 33% 5% 272
Older Millennial 24% 38% 31% 8% 350
Generation X 34% 37% 23% 5% 658
Baby Boomer 40% 37% 21% 2% 1,073
Silent 41% 33% 22% 4% 450

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 272. 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% 54% 1% 1% 272
Older Millennial 43% 53% 3% 1% 350
Generation X 54% 41% 3% 3% 658
Baby Boomer 56% 36% 4% 4% 1,073
Silent 57% 36% 2% 5% 450

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 272. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 36% 61% 2% 1% 272
Older Millennial 43% 54% 2% 1% 350
Generation X 44% 53% 3% 1% 658
Baby Boomer 46% 48% 4% 2% 1,073
Silent 50% 45% 4% 1% 450

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 272. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 62% 36% 3% 272
Older Millennial 56% 42% 2% 350
Generation X 61% 35% 4% 658
Baby Boomer 59% 35% 6% 1,073
Silent 55% 39% 7% 450

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 272. 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 77% 18% 1% 3% 272
Older Millennial 76% 18% 4% 1% 350
Generation X 69% 23% 4% 3% 658
Baby Boomer 63% 29% 4% 4% 1,073
Silent 57% 35% 4% 4% 450

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 272. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 74% 22% 3% 272
Older Millennial 68% 25% 6% 350
Generation X 61% 30% 9% 658
Baby Boomer 51% 40% 9% 1,073
Silent 43% 47% 11% 450

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 272. 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% 66% 1% 2% 272
Older Millennial 35% 62% 2% 1% 350
Generation X 35% 60% 2% 2% 658
Baby Boomer 37% 58% 3% 2% 1,073
Silent 48% 47% 2% 3% 450

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 272. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 42% 34% 2% 21% 1% 272
Older Millennial 41% 31% 5% 23% < 1% 350
Generation X 33% 29% 4% 30% 4% 658
Baby Boomer 25% 34% 6% 31% 3% 1,073
Silent 26% 32% 5% 30% 6% 450