Sources of guidance on right and wrong among younger Millennials

% of younger Millennials who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,291. 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.
2014 23% 17% 46% 12% 2% 3,291

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Sources of guidance on right and wrong among younger Millennials by religious group

% of younger Millennials who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Religious tradition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know 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 20% 16% 49% 13% 2% 533
Evangelical Protestant 52% 9% 33% 4% 2% 643
Historically Black Protestant 43% 9% 41% 4% 2% 184
Mainline Protestant 27% 15% 49% 8% 1% 371
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 23% 52% 20% 1% 1,180

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who are ages…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 100% < 1% < 1% < 1% 785
Philosophy/reason 100% < 1% < 1% < 1% 550
Common sense 100% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,492
Science 100% < 1% < 1% < 1% 403

Gender composition among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 46% 54% 785
Philosophy/reason 57% 43% 550
Common sense 50% 50% 1,492
Science 56% 44% 403

Racial and ethnic composition among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who identify as…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 780. 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.
Religion 52% 20% 5% 18% 5% 780
Philosophy/reason 52% 11% 10% 22% 5% 542
Common sense 55% 13% 6% 22% 5% 1,485
Science 56% 7% 9% 23% 6% 400

Immigrant status among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 780. 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.
Religion 13% 17% 70% 780
Philosophy/reason 14% 26% 59% 545
Common sense 11% 20% 69% 1,467
Science 19% 21% 59% 397

Income distribution among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who have a household income of…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 653. 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.
Religion 42% 18% 26% 14% 653
Philosophy/reason 37% 22% 23% 17% 479
Common sense 40% 20% 23% 17% 1,272
Science 40% 20% 24% 17% 353

Educational distribution among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who have completed…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 783. 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.
Religion 46% 44% 8% 1% 783
Philosophy/reason 43% 44% 12% 1% 550
Common sense 50% 40% 8% 1% 1,489
Science 47% 38% 13% 2% 402

Marital status among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 783. 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.
Religion 12% 6% 2% < 1% 80% 783
Philosophy/reason 4% 9% 1% < 1% 86% 550
Common sense 6% 12% 1% < 1% 80% 1,490
Science 6% 9% 1% < 1% 84% 402

Parent of children under 18 among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 783. 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.
Religion 14% 86% 783
Philosophy/reason 7% 93% 549
Common sense 14% 86% 1,491
Science 9% 91% 403

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who say they…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 785. 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.
Religion 89% 9% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 785
Philosophy/reason 33% 25% 16% < 1% 21% 5% 550
Common sense 42% 26% 10% < 1% 18% 3% 1,492
Science 26% 21% 9% < 1% 41% 3% 403

Importance of religion in one's life among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who say religion is…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 82% 14% 2% 2% < 1% 785
Philosophy/reason 21% 32% 24% 22% 1% 550
Common sense 27% 36% 20% 17% < 1% 1,492
Science 16% 27% 23% 34% < 1% 403

Attendance at religious services among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who attend religious services…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 64% 27% 8% < 1% 785
Philosophy/reason 16% 38% 46% < 1% 550
Common sense 18% 44% 38% < 1% 1,492
Science 10% 37% 54% < 1% 403

Frequency of prayer among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who pray…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 76% 16% 3% 4% < 1% 785
Philosophy/reason 24% 19% 9% 47% 1% 550
Common sense 30% 19% 9% 41% < 1% 1,492
Science 17% 14% 6% 62% < 1% 403

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who attend prayer group…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 46% 16% 11% 28% < 1% 785
Philosophy/reason 10% 9% 8% 73% 1% 550
Common sense 11% 10% 8% 71% < 1% 1,492
Science 5% 8% 7% 80% < 1% 403

Frequency of meditation among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who meditate…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 40% 10% 3% 46% 2% 785
Philosophy/reason 29% 13% 5% 53% < 1% 550
Common sense 21% 9% 5% 64% 1% 1,492
Science 18% 11% 6% 64% 1% 403

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 73% 15% 5% 6% 1% 785
Philosophy/reason 44% 25% 8% 21% 2% 550
Common sense 42% 22% 13% 22% 1% 1,492
Science 35% 20% 15% 29% 1% 403

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 46% 19% 13% 21% 1% 785
Philosophy/reason 62% 19% 8% 11% < 1% 550
Common sense 46% 21% 12% 21% < 1% 1,492
Science 43% 21% 13% 22% 1% 403

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who say…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 785. 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.
Religion 38% 59% 1% 1% 785
Philosophy/reason 15% 85% < 1% < 1% 550
Common sense 16% 83% 1% 1% 1,492
Science 14% 86% < 1% < 1% 403

Frequency of reading scripture among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who read scripture…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 59% 16% 7% 18% < 1% 785
Philosophy/reason 18% 12% 9% 61% < 1% 550
Common sense 15% 12% 9% 64% < 1% 1,492
Science 7% 11% 7% 75% < 1% 403

Interpreting scripture among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who say the holy scripture is…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 785. 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.
Religion 42% 44% 3% 7% 3% 785
Philosophy/reason 9% 25% 1% 59% 6% 550
Common sense 14% 29% 1% 52% 4% 1,492
Science 11% 20% 1% 64% 5% 403

Belief in Heaven among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who …in heaven

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 92% 6% 2% 785
Philosophy/reason 54% 37% 8% 550
Common sense 66% 28% 6% 1,492
Science 47% 46% 7% 403

Belief in Hell among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who …in hell

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 84% 13% 3% 785
Philosophy/reason 39% 55% 7% 550
Common sense 53% 41% 5% 1,492
Science 38% 57% 5% 403

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who identify as…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 47% 20% 33% 785
Philosophy/reason 25% 17% 58% 550
Common sense 32% 18% 50% 1,492
Science 25% 21% 54% 403

Political ideology among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 41% 35% 16% 8% 785
Philosophy/reason 16% 39% 40% 4% 550
Common sense 24% 38% 31% 7% 1,492
Science 19% 37% 38% 6% 403

Views about size of government among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who would rather have…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 42% 54% 2% 2% 785
Philosophy/reason 45% 51% 1% 3% 550
Common sense 44% 53% 1% 2% 1,492
Science 39% 58% 1% 2% 403

Views about government aid to the poor among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who say government aid to the poor…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 48% 49% 2% 1% 785
Philosophy/reason 35% 62% 3% < 1% 550
Common sense 42% 54% 3% 2% 1,492
Science 31% 67% 1% < 1% 403

Views about abortion among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who say abortion should be…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 29% 70% 1% 785
Philosophy/reason 67% 31% 2% 550
Common sense 62% 36% 2% 1,492
Science 69% 29% 2% 403

Views about homosexuality among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who say homosexuality…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 51% 43% 4% 2% 785
Philosophy/reason 91% 6% 2% 1% 550
Common sense 85% 12% 2% 1% 1,492
Science 91% 7% < 1% 1% 403

Views about same-sex marriage among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who …same-sex marriage

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Religion 42% 51% 6% 785
Philosophy/reason 86% 11% 3% 550
Common sense 80% 17% 3% 1,492
Science 86% 13% 1% 403

Views about environmental regulation among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who say…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 785. 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.
Religion 39% 57% 1% 3% 785
Philosophy/reason 25% 72% 2% 1% 550
Common sense 33% 64% 1% 2% 1,492
Science 28% 69% 1% 1% 403

Views about human evolution among younger Millennials by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of younger Millennials who say humans…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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
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Religion 14% 32% 1% 51% 3% 785
Philosophy/reason 60% 21% 4% 14% 1% 550
Common sense 51% 24% 3% 21% 2% 1,492
Science 74% 13% < 1% 12% 1% 403