DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 643. 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% 643
Older Millennial 55% 45% < 1% < 1% 866
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,751
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 3,416
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 1,611
Greatest < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 130

Gender composition among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 643. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 47% 53% 643
Older Millennial 43% 57% 866
Generation X 47% 53% 1,751
Baby Boomer 47% 53% 3,416
Silent 40% 60% 1,611
Greatest 37% 63% 130

Racial and ethnic composition among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 641. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 64% 8% 3% 18% 7% 641
Older Millennial 66% 8% 3% 17% 7% 859
Generation X 71% 6% 2% 15% 5% 1,731
Baby Boomer 82% 5% 1% 7% 5% 3,368
Silent 87% 4% 1% 4% 3% 1,591
Greatest 92% 4% 1% 1% 1% 128

Immigrant status among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 634. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 9% 15% 75% 634
Older Millennial 14% 9% 77% 855
Generation X 12% 6% 82% 1,735
Baby Boomer 6% 4% 90% 3,380
Silent 5% 6% 89% 1,596
Greatest 3% 6% 91% 129

Income distribution among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 558. 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 41% 21% 24% 13% 558
Older Millennial 37% 27% 28% 8% 816
Generation X 28% 20% 32% 20% 1,606
Baby Boomer 33% 22% 30% 15% 3,039
Silent 50% 23% 19% 7% 1,289

Educational distribution among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 642. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 46% 44% 10% 1% 642
Older Millennial 29% 43% 19% 10% 866
Generation X 38% 37% 16% 9% 1,745
Baby Boomer 46% 34% 14% 7% 3,408
Silent 61% 25% 8% 6% 1,605
Greatest 67% 22% 6% 6% 130

Marital status among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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 12% 9% 2% < 1% 76% 641
Older Millennial 49% 12% 8% 1% 30% 866
Generation X 65% 4% 18% 1% 12% 1,751
Baby Boomer 65% 3% 19% 7% 6% 3,406
Silent 54% 2% 12% 31% 1% 1,605
Greatest 28% < 1% 4% 65% 3% 130

Parent of children under 18 among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 643. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 15% 85% 643
Older Millennial 59% 41% 863
Generation X 63% 37% 1,742
Baby Boomer 13% 87% 3,411
Silent 3% 97% 1,610
Greatest < 1% 100% 130

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 643. 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 85% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 643
Older Millennial 82% 16% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 866
Generation X 89% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,751
Baby Boomer 90% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3,416
Silent 89% 9% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1,611
Greatest 81% 11% < 1% 7% < 1% 1% 130

Importance of religion in one's life among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 643. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 73% 23% 2% 1% < 1% 643
Older Millennial 76% 21% 2% 1% 1% 866
Generation X 78% 18% 2% 1% 1% 1,751
Baby Boomer 81% 16% 2% 1% < 1% 3,416
Silent 84% 13% 2% 1% 1% 1,611
Greatest 89% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% 130

Attendance at religious services among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 643. 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 58% 34% 8% < 1% 643
Older Millennial 54% 32% 13% 1% 866
Generation X 56% 33% 11% < 1% 1,751
Baby Boomer 57% 30% 13% < 1% 3,416
Silent 65% 20% 14% 1% 1,611
Greatest 54% 23% 22% 1% 130

Frequency of prayer among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 643. 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 72% 20% 4% 4% < 1% 643
Older Millennial 75% 17% 4% 4% < 1% 866
Generation X 79% 13% 3% 4% 1% 1,751
Baby Boomer 81% 13% 3% 3% 1% 3,416
Silent 81% 11% 3% 4% 1% 1,611
Greatest 88% 5% < 1% 6% 1% 130

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 643. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 40% 19% 10% 31% < 1% 643
Older Millennial 35% 17% 11% 36% < 1% 866
Generation X 43% 14% 11% 31% < 1% 1,751
Baby Boomer 45% 11% 9% 35% 1% 3,416
Silent 49% 9% 8% 34% 1% 1,611
Greatest 44% 5% 5% 43% 2% 130

Frequency of meditation among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 643. 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% 9% 3% 50% 1% 643
Older Millennial 39% 8% 3% 49% 1% 866
Generation X 45% 6% 3% 44% 2% 1,751
Baby Boomer 51% 6% 3% 38% 2% 3,416
Silent 66% 6% 3% 22% 4% 1,611
Greatest 78% 5% 1% 12% 4% 130

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 643. 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 71% 16% 7% 6% 1% 643
Older Millennial 68% 16% 8% 7% < 1% 866
Generation X 73% 13% 7% 6% 1% 1,751
Baby Boomer 77% 11% 5% 6% 1% 3,416
Silent 79% 7% 4% 8% 2% 1,611
Greatest 83% 6% 4% 6% < 1% 130

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 643. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 46% 23% 11% 19% 1% 643
Older Millennial 43% 20% 14% 23% < 1% 866
Generation X 44% 16% 12% 26% 2% 1,751
Baby Boomer 51% 14% 10% 23% 2% 3,416
Silent 50% 11% 10% 25% 4% 1,611
Greatest 58% 9% 7% 23% 3% 130

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 643. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 52% 9% 33% 4% 2% 643
Older Millennial 54% 8% 32% 3% 2% 866
Generation X 59% 5% 30% 4% 2% 1,751
Baby Boomer 64% 3% 28% 2% 2% 3,416
Silent 61% 4% 31% 2% 3% 1,611
Greatest 61% 2% 31% 4% 3% 130

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 643. 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% 63% 2% 1% 643
Older Millennial 43% 54% 2% 1% 866
Generation X 51% 47% 1% 1% 1,751
Baby Boomer 55% 42% 2% 1% 3,416
Silent 48% 48% 2% 2% 1,611
Greatest 45% 47% 2% 7% 130

Frequency of reading scripture among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who read scripture…

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 = 643. 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% 20% 6% 18% < 1% 643
Older Millennial 57% 14% 9% 20% < 1% 866
Generation X 63% 12% 8% 17% < 1% 1,751
Baby Boomer 64% 10% 7% 18% 1% 3,416
Silent 68% 9% 5% 17% 2% 1,611
Greatest 69% 4% 3% 23% 2% 130

Interpreting scripture among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 643. 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% 45% 3% 11% 3% 643
Older Millennial 41% 39% 2% 11% 7% 866
Generation X 54% 30% 4% 7% 4% 1,751
Baby Boomer 60% 24% 4% 7% 4% 3,416
Silent 64% 21% 5% 6% 4% 1,611
Greatest 74% 11% 5% 3% 6% 130

Belief in Heaven among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 643. 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 91% 5% 4% 643
Older Millennial 90% 5% 5% 866
Generation X 86% 6% 8% 1,751
Baby Boomer 88% 5% 7% 3,416
Silent 88% 5% 7% 1,611
Greatest 86% 7% 6% 130

Belief in Hell among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 643. 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 85% 12% 3% 643
Older Millennial 83% 11% 6% 866
Generation X 82% 10% 8% 1,751
Baby Boomer 81% 11% 7% 3,416
Silent 81% 11% 8% 1,611
Greatest 74% 15% 10% 130

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 643. 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% 17% 29% 643
Older Millennial 49% 20% 31% 866
Generation X 57% 18% 25% 1,751
Baby Boomer 57% 14% 29% 3,416
Silent 60% 11% 28% 1,611
Greatest 50% 10% 40% 130

Political ideology among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 643. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 40% 37% 17% 7% 643
Older Millennial 43% 32% 16% 8% 866
Generation X 56% 26% 13% 6% 1,751
Baby Boomer 58% 25% 12% 5% 3,416
Silent 64% 20% 10% 6% 1,611
Greatest 61% 27% 6% 5% 130

Views about size of government among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 643. 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% 42% 2% 2% 643
Older Millennial 53% 40% 4% 3% 866
Generation X 65% 29% 3% 3% 1,751
Baby Boomer 67% 27% 3% 4% 3,416
Silent 69% 23% 2% 5% 1,611
Greatest 69% 18% 3% 10% 130

Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 643. 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 50% 46% 3% 1% 643
Older Millennial 51% 43% 5% 2% 866
Generation X 59% 36% 4% 1% 1,751
Baby Boomer 57% 37% 4% 2% 3,416
Silent 59% 33% 4% 4% 1,611
Greatest 45% 43% 4% 8% 130

Views about abortion among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 643. 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% 69% 2% 643
Older Millennial 36% 62% 2% 866
Generation X 33% 63% 4% 1,751
Baby Boomer 34% 62% 4% 3,416
Silent 30% 65% 5% 1,611
Greatest 27% 66% 7% 130

Views about homosexuality among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 643. 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% 39% 4% 3% 643
Older Millennial 48% 43% 6% 3% 866
Generation X 38% 53% 5% 4% 1,751
Baby Boomer 32% 60% 4% 4% 3,416
Silent 22% 69% 4% 6% 1,611
Greatest 20% 74% 4% 2% 130

Views about same-sex marriage among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 643. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 47% 46% 7% 643
Older Millennial 43% 51% 6% 866
Generation X 28% 63% 9% 1,751
Baby Boomer 24% 70% 6% 3,416
Silent 14% 77% 9% 1,611
Greatest 10% 78% 12% 130

Views about environmental regulation among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 643. 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% 55% 1% 2% 643
Older Millennial 40% 55% 3% 3% 866
Generation X 48% 47% 3% 3% 1,751
Baby Boomer 52% 43% 3% 2% 3,416
Silent 53% 35% 3% 8% 1,611
Greatest 45% 29% 8% 18% 130

Views about human evolution among Evangelical Protestants by generational group

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 643. 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% 31% 2% 50% 1% 643
Older Millennial 14% 33% 2% 48% 3% 866
Generation X 11% 26% 2% 58% 4% 1,751
Baby Boomer 10% 23% 2% 60% 4% 3,416
Silent 8% 20% 3% 60% 10% 1,611
Greatest 13% 8% 3% 57% 19% 130