Importance of religion in one's life among older Millennials

% of older Millennials who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,128. 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 44% 27% 14% 15% 1% 4,128
2007 44% 33% 13% 10% < 1% 3,087

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Importance of religion in one's life among older Millennials by religious group

% of older Millennials who say religion is…

Religious tradition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important 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 51% 38% 8% 3% 1% 648
Evangelical Protestant 76% 21% 2% 1% 1% 866
Historically Black Protestant 80% 18% 1% 1% < 1% 216
Mainline Protestant 46% 39% 12% 3% < 1% 440
Mormon 79% 17% 3% < 1% < 1% 108
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 12% 23% 27% 37% 1% 1,430

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 55% 45% < 1% < 1% 1,732
Somewhat important 57% 43% < 1% < 1% 1,109
Not too important 60% 40% < 1% < 1% 599
Not at all important 57% 43% < 1% < 1% 666

Gender composition among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 44% 56% 1,732
Somewhat important 51% 49% 1,109
Not too important 60% 40% 599
Not at all important 60% 40% 666

Racial and ethnic composition among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,718. 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.
Very important 49% 19% 4% 24% 4% 1,718
Somewhat important 58% 11% 7% 19% 5% 1,098
Not too important 65% 8% 10% 12% 5% 593
Not at all important 74% 4% 5% 13% 3% 659

Immigrant status among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,709. 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.
Very important 23% 9% 67% 1,709
Somewhat important 19% 11% 70% 1,094
Not too important 18% 9% 73% 589
Not at all important 10% 12% 78% 657

Income distribution among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who have a household income of…

Importance of religion in one's life Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,586. 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.
Very important 45% 23% 23% 8% 1,586
Somewhat important 38% 24% 28% 11% 1,046
Not too important 34% 28% 25% 13% 563
Not at all important 34% 23% 28% 15% 638

Educational distribution among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,730. 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.
Very important 37% 35% 18% 10% 1,730
Somewhat important 31% 36% 23% 11% 1,106
Not too important 22% 37% 26% 14% 598
Not at all important 23% 35% 27% 15% 666

Marital status among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,729. 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.
Very important 46% 11% 8% < 1% 34% 1,729
Somewhat important 33% 20% 6% < 1% 41% 1,107
Not too important 31% 13% 7% < 1% 48% 596
Not at all important 27% 19% 6% < 1% 48% 663

Parent of children under 18 among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,726. 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.
Very important 59% 41% 1,726
Somewhat important 43% 57% 1,106
Not too important 29% 71% 598
Not at all important 30% 70% 664

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who say they…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 1,732. 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.
Very important 84% 13% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 1,732
Somewhat important 48% 36% 9% 1% 4% 2% 1,109
Not too important 16% 36% 19% < 1% 22% 7% 599
Not at all important 11% 11% 9% 1% 60% 8% 666

Attendance at religious services among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who attend religious services…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 53% 33% 13% 1% 1,732
Somewhat important 11% 55% 34% < 1% 1,109
Not too important 2% 34% 64% < 1% 599
Not at all important 1% 10% 89% < 1% 666

Frequency of prayer among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 77% 15% 4% 4% < 1% 1,732
Somewhat important 34% 27% 15% 24% 1% 1,109
Not too important 11% 11% 10% 68% < 1% 599
Not at all important 7% 4% 3% 86% < 1% 666

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who attend prayer group…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 36% 17% 12% 34% 1% 1,732
Somewhat important 6% 8% 8% 78% < 1% 1,109
Not too important 1% 2% 4% 94% < 1% 599
Not at all important 2% < 1% 1% 95% 1% 666

Frequency of meditation among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who meditate…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 43% 9% 3% 44% 1% 1,732
Somewhat important 28% 11% 7% 54% < 1% 1,109
Not too important 21% 12% 6% 61% < 1% 599
Not at all important 22% 9% 4% 65% 1% 666

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among older Millennials by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 71% 14% 7% 7% 1% 1,732
Somewhat important 44% 23% 14% 19% 1% 1,109
Not too important 32% 19% 15% 33% 1% 599
Not at all important 37% 16% 9% 36% 2% 666

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among older Millennials by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 44% 18% 13% 24% 1% 1,732
Somewhat important 42% 18% 16% 23% 1% 1,109
Not too important 42% 20% 17% 21% 1% 599
Not at all important 50% 17% 13% 20% < 1% 666

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among older Millennials by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 52% 8% 32% 6% 2% 1,732
Somewhat important 10% 17% 61% 10% 2% 1,109
Not too important 3% 18% 62% 16% 1% 599
Not at all important 3% 19% 56% 21% 1% 666

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who say…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 1,732. 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.
Very important 39% 59% 1% 1% 1,732
Somewhat important 22% 77% 1% 1% 1,109
Not too important 17% 81% 2% < 1% 599
Not at all important 16% 82% 1% 1% 666

Frequency of reading scripture among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who read scripture…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 55% 14% 8% 22% 1% 1,732
Somewhat important 13% 11% 12% 63% 1% 1,109
Not too important 4% 6% 7% 83% < 1% 599
Not at all important 3% 3% 3% 90% < 1% 666

Interpreting scripture among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who say the holy scripture is…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 1,732. 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.
Very important 43% 35% 3% 13% 6% 1,732
Somewhat important 13% 30% 1% 47% 9% 1,109
Not too important 4% 11% < 1% 75% 10% 599
Not at all important 3% 3% < 1% 91% 3% 666

Belief in Heaven among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 88% 7% 4% 1,732
Somewhat important 74% 19% 7% 1,109
Not too important 41% 49% 10% 599
Not at all important 16% 77% 7% 666

Belief in Hell among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 77% 18% 5% 1,732
Somewhat important 57% 36% 7% 1,109
Not too important 32% 59% 9% 599
Not at all important 12% 83% 5% 666

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 39% 22% 39% 1,732
Somewhat important 29% 23% 48% 1,109
Not too important 27% 22% 51% 599
Not at all important 19% 22% 59% 666

Political ideology among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 40% 32% 19% 8% 1,732
Somewhat important 20% 39% 33% 9% 1,109
Not too important 13% 44% 35% 8% 599
Not at all important 10% 31% 52% 8% 666

Views about size of government among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who would rather have…

Importance of religion in one's life Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 43% 51% 3% 3% 1,732
Somewhat important 46% 48% 3% 3% 1,109
Not too important 46% 46% 3% 5% 599
Not at all important 46% 46% 4% 5% 666

Views about government aid to the poor among older Millennials by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 45% 48% 5% 2% 1,732
Somewhat important 40% 54% 4% 2% 1,109
Not too important 37% 56% 4% 2% 599
Not at all important 33% 63% 2% 1% 666

Views about abortion among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who say abortion should be…

Importance of religion in one's life Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 36% 61% 3% 1,732
Somewhat important 62% 34% 3% 1,109
Not too important 76% 22% 2% 599
Not at all important 83% 14% 3% 666

Views about homosexuality among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who say homosexuality…

Importance of religion in one's life Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 52% 40% 5% 4% 1,732
Somewhat important 82% 13% 3% 2% 1,109
Not too important 89% 7% 1% 3% 599
Not at all important 92% 5% 2% 1% 666

Views about same-sex marriage among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,732. 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.
Very important 45% 48% 6% 1,732
Somewhat important 77% 17% 6% 1,109
Not too important 88% 10% 3% 599
Not at all important 91% 5% 4% 666

Views about environmental regulation among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who say…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 1,732. 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.
Very important 40% 54% 2% 3% 1,732
Somewhat important 31% 65% 2% 2% 1,109
Not too important 24% 70% 3% 4% 599
Not at all important 19% 78% 1% 2% 666

Views about human evolution among older Millennials by importance of religion

% of older Millennials who say humans…

Importance of religion in one's life 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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Very important 17% 33% 3% 45% 3% 1,732
Somewhat important 45% 31% 6% 17% 2% 1,109
Not too important 68% 15% 6% 10% 1% 599
Not at all important 79% 11% 3% 6% 1% 666