DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 < 1% < 1% < 1% 26% 68% 6% 1,963
2007 < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 76% 24% 1,942

Gender composition among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 37% 63% 1,963
2007 36% 64% 1,942

Racial and ethnic composition among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,940. 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 87% 5% 1% 4% 3% 1,940
2007 90% 4% < 1% 3% 2% 1,929

Immigrant status among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,943. 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 5% 5% 90% 1,943
2007 2% 6% 92% 1,937

Income distribution among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,580. 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 48% 23% 22% 8% 1,580
2007 60% 22% 13% 5% 1,464

Educational distribution among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,955. 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 57% 26% 10% 7% 1,955

Marital status among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,957. 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 54% 1% 13% 30% 2% 1,957
2007 50% 1% 8% 39% 2% 1,929

Parent of children under 18 among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,961. 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 3% 97% 1,961
2007 2% 98% 1,941

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who say they…

Survey year 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 = 1,963. 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 93% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,963
2007 96% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1,942

Importance of religion in one's life among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 92% 7% < 1% < 1% 1% 1,963
2007 93% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% 1,942

Attendance at religious services among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 70% 18% 10% 1% 1,963
2007 72% 16% 11% 1% 1,942

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 55% 10% 8% 27% 1% 1,963
2007 52% 9% 6% 32% 1% 1,942

Frequency of meditation among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 70% 4% 2% 20% 5% 1,963
2007 72% 5% 2% 16% 5% 1,942

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 86% 6% 2% 4% 2% 1,963
2007 81% 8% 4% 3% 4% 1,942

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 54% 11% 8% 22% 5% 1,963
2007 47% 11% 7% 25% 9% 1,942

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 69% 3% 24% 1% 3% 1,963
2007 58% 2% 35% 1% 4% 1,942

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who say…

Survey year 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 = 1,963. 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 53% 42% 2% 3% 1,963

Frequency of reading scripture among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 76% 9% 3% 10% 2% 1,963
2007 78% 6% 4% 11% 1% 1,942

Interpreting scripture among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year 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 = 1,963. 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 71% 16% 5% 3% 4% 1,963
2007 73% 14% 5% 2% 5% 1,942

Belief in Heaven among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 90% 4% 6% 1,963
2007 88% 4% 8% 1,942

Belief in Hell among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 84% 8% 8% 1,963
2007 83% 7% 9% 1,942

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 60% 12% 28% 1,963
2007 50% 12% 39% 1,942

Political ideology among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 66% 20% 8% 6% 1,963
2007 60% 24% 7% 9% 1,942

Views about size of government among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 69% 23% 3% 5% 1,963
2007 55% 27% 5% 13% 1,942

Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 57% 34% 4% 4% 1,963

Views about abortion among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 26% 69% 5% 1,963
2007 26% 66% 9% 1,942

Views about homosexuality among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 21% 71% 4% 5% 1,963
2007 15% 76% 4% 6% 1,942

Views about same-sex marriage among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,963. 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 13% 80% 7% 1,963

Views about environmental regulation among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who say…

Survey year 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 = 1,963. 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 54% 35% 3% 8% 1,963
2007 35% 45% 5% 15% 1,942

Views about human evolution among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who are ages 65+ who say humans…

Survey year 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 = 1,963. 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 7% 17% 3% 63% 9% 1,963