DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,180. 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% 1,180
Older Millennial 59% 41% < 1% < 1% 1,430
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,764
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 86% 14% 2,281
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 731

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,180. 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% 44% 1,180
Older Millennial 58% 42% 1,430
Generation X 57% 43% 1,764
Baby Boomer 57% 43% 2,281
Silent 57% 43% 731

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,171. 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 57% 11% 8% 19% 6% 1,171
Older Millennial 63% 11% 6% 16% 4% 1,413
Generation X 69% 9% 5% 14% 5% 1,737
Baby Boomer 80% 7% 3% 6% 4% 2,230
Silent 86% 5% < 1% 6% 2% 720

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,166. 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 10% 22% 68% 1,166
Older Millennial 14% 10% 76% 1,403
Generation X 17% 8% 75% 1,734
Baby Boomer 10% 8% 82% 2,261
Silent 10% 14% 76% 719

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 1,010. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 39% 21% 23% 17% 1,010
Older Millennial 40% 24% 24% 12% 1,347
Generation X 26% 19% 29% 26% 1,647
Baby Boomer 29% 18% 26% 27% 2,083
Silent 36% 21% 26% 17% 616

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,179. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 49% 41% 9% 1% 1,179
Older Millennial 31% 35% 23% 10% 1,430
Generation X 35% 29% 21% 15% 1,761
Baby Boomer 38% 29% 18% 15% 2,273
Silent 42% 20% 18% 20% 729

Marital status among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,178. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 5% 12% 1% < 1% 82% 1,178
Older Millennial 29% 18% 7% < 1% 47% 1,428
Generation X 51% 12% 15% 1% 21% 1,762
Baby Boomer 56% 7% 20% 5% 12% 2,272
Silent 54% 4% 16% 21% 5% 729

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,178. 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 10% 90% 1,178
Older Millennial 36% 64% 1,427
Generation X 48% 52% 1,758
Baby Boomer 12% 88% 2,279
Silent 2% 98% 728

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 1,180. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 19% 19% 14% < 1% 42% 5% 1,180
Older Millennial 25% 22% 12% 1% 33% 6% 1,430
Generation X 30% 24% 10% 1% 30% 5% 1,764
Baby Boomer 32% 23% 10% 1% 28% 6% 2,281
Silent 25% 17% 11% 2% 37% 7% 731

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,180. 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 8% 21% 30% 40% < 1% 1,180
Older Millennial 12% 23% 27% 37% 1% 1,430
Generation X 14% 22% 25% 39% 1% 1,764
Baby Boomer 16% 22% 23% 38% 1% 2,281
Silent 15% 16% 18% 48% 2% 731

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 1,180. 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 4% 29% 67% < 1% 1,180
Older Millennial 4% 26% 70% < 1% 1,430
Generation X 4% 22% 74% < 1% 1,764
Baby Boomer 5% 21% 74% < 1% 2,281
Silent 3% 15% 81% 1% 731

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,180. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 13% 9% 7% 70% < 1% 1,180
Older Millennial 18% 10% 8% 64% < 1% 1,430
Generation X 22% 12% 7% 58% < 1% 1,764
Baby Boomer 24% 12% 6% 58% 1% 2,281
Silent 22% 7% 4% 65% 2% 731

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

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 1,180. 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 4% 3% 5% 88% < 1% 1,180
Older Millennial 4% 4% 3% 88% < 1% 1,430
Generation X 5% 4% 4% 88% < 1% 1,764
Baby Boomer 5% 2% 3% 90% < 1% 2,281
Silent 6% 1% 3% 90% 1% 731

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 1,180. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 19% 11% 5% 64% 1% 1,180
Older Millennial 23% 12% 4% 60% 1% 1,430
Generation X 29% 9% 5% 56% 1% 1,764
Baby Boomer 30% 8% 5% 56% 1% 2,281
Silent 31% 7% 6% 55% 2% 731

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 1,180. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 35% 22% 9% 33% 1% 1,180
Older Millennial 41% 17% 10% 30% 2% 1,430
Generation X 41% 14% 13% 31% 2% 1,764
Baby Boomer 42% 13% 11% 32% 2% 2,281
Silent 37% 11% 8% 40% 4% 731

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 1,180. 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 53% 17% 10% 19% 1% 1,180
Older Millennial 47% 18% 13% 22% 1% 1,430
Generation X 42% 17% 14% 27% < 1% 1,764
Baby Boomer 49% 13% 12% 25% 1% 2,281
Silent 40% 12% 11% 34% 2% 731

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 1,180. 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 4% 23% 52% 20% 1% 1,180
Older Millennial 8% 18% 56% 16% 2% 1,430
Generation X 6% 15% 60% 16% 2% 1,764
Baby Boomer 8% 16% 59% 14% 3% 2,281
Silent 8% 15% 57% 18% 3% 731

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 1,180. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 13% 85% 1% 1% 1,180
Older Millennial 19% 79% 1% 1% 1,430
Generation X 23% 75% 1% 1% 1,764
Baby Boomer 24% 73% 1% 2% 2,281
Silent 22% 75% 1% 2% 731

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 1,180. 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 6% 7% 6% 81% < 1% 1,180
Older Millennial 9% 6% 6% 78% 1% 1,430
Generation X 11% 7% 6% 77% < 1% 1,764
Baby Boomer 10% 4% 6% 80% < 1% 2,281
Silent 8% 4% 6% 82% 1% 731

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 1,180. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 7% 11% 1% 77% 4% 1,180
Older Millennial 10% 10% < 1% 73% 7% 1,430
Generation X 12% 11% 1% 69% 8% 1,764
Baby Boomer 10% 12% 1% 69% 8% 2,281
Silent 10% 8% 1% 73% 8% 731

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,180. 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% 54% 8% 1,180
Older Millennial 37% 54% 9% 1,430
Generation X 39% 51% 10% 1,764
Baby Boomer 38% 52% 10% 2,281
Silent 24% 63% 12% 731

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,180. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 29% 64% 7% 1,180
Older Millennial 30% 63% 8% 1,430
Generation X 28% 63% 9% 1,764
Baby Boomer 25% 66% 9% 2,281
Silent 14% 77% 8% 731

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,180. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 21% 22% 57% 1,180
Older Millennial 22% 26% 52% 1,430
Generation X 24% 23% 52% 1,764
Baby Boomer 25% 20% 55% 2,281
Silent 26% 13% 60% 731

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,180. 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 17% 36% 40% 7% 1,180
Older Millennial 14% 35% 40% 10% 1,430
Generation X 19% 38% 37% 7% 1,764
Baby Boomer 20% 34% 39% 6% 2,281
Silent 22% 32% 38% 8% 731

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,180. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 44% 52% 2% 3% 1,180
Older Millennial 44% 49% 3% 4% 1,430
Generation X 48% 45% 3% 4% 1,764
Baby Boomer 50% 42% 4% 4% 2,281
Silent 48% 39% 5% 8% 731

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 1,180. 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% 59% 3% 2% 1,180
Older Millennial 36% 59% 3% 2% 1,430
Generation X 38% 56% 5% 2% 1,764
Baby Boomer 34% 60% 4% 2% 2,281
Silent 36% 57% 3% 4% 731

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,180. 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 70% 27% 3% 1,180
Older Millennial 70% 26% 4% 1,430
Generation X 73% 22% 5% 1,764
Baby Boomer 78% 18% 4% 2,281
Silent 74% 21% 5% 731

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,180. 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 92% 5% 1% 1% 1,180
Older Millennial 86% 10% 3% 2% 1,430
Generation X 80% 14% 3% 3% 1,764
Baby Boomer 77% 16% 3% 4% 2,281
Silent 72% 21% 5% 3% 731

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,180. 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 87% 10% 3% 1,180
Older Millennial 83% 12% 5% 1,430
Generation X 75% 18% 7% 1,764
Baby Boomer 71% 21% 7% 2,281
Silent 63% 26% 11% 731

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 1,180. 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 26% 69% 2% 3% 1,180
Older Millennial 24% 71% 3% 3% 1,430
Generation X 28% 68% 2% 2% 1,764
Baby Boomer 30% 65% 2% 3% 2,281
Silent 31% 61% 3% 5% 731

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated by generational group

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 1,180. 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% 12% 3% 12% 2% 1,180
Older Millennial 63% 17% 4% 13% 2% 1,430
Generation X 60% 14% 5% 18% 2% 1,764
Baby Boomer 60% 16% 5% 16% 4% 2,281
Silent 60% 12% 6% 16% 6% 731