DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 733. 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% 82% 18% 733
2007 < 1% 43% 57% < 1% 416

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 733. 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% 31% 733
2007 70% 30% 416

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 723. 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 88% 3% 3% 5% 2% 723
2007 87% 2% 3% 7% 2% 409

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 727. 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 9% 11% 80% 727
2007 12% 6% 81% 414

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God 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 = 684. 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 16% 13% 32% 39% 684
2007 16% 17% 38% 28% 359

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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 24% 27% 24% 24% 731

Marital status among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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 62% 8% 17% 3% 10% 731
2007 57% 7% 21% 2% 14% 415

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 733. 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 12% 88% 733
2007 24% 76% 416

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 733. 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 2% 4% 16% 78% 1% 733
2007 2% 4% 15% 78% < 1% 416

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God 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 = 733. 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% 9% 91% < 1% 733
2007 2% 7% 91% < 1% 416

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 733. 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% 96% < 1% 733
2007 3% 2% 1% 93% < 1% 416

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God 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 = 733. 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% 99% < 1% 733
2007 1% 1% < 1% 98% < 1% 416

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God 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 = 733. 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 20% 6% 4% 69% < 1% 733
2007 16% 5% 4% 75% < 1% 416

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God 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 = 733. 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 28% 12% 8% 48% 3% 733
2007 27% 9% 8% 51% 5% 416

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God 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 = 733. 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 49% 13% 13% 24% 1% 733
2007 39% 12% 16% 29% 3% 416

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God 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 = 733. 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% 19% 56% 23% 2% 733
2007 1% 22% 62% 15% 1% 416

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God 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 = 733. 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 19% 79% 1% < 1% 733

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God 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 = 733. 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% 3% 94% < 1% 733
2007 1% 2% 4% 93% < 1% 416

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God 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 = 733. 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% 95% 3% 733
2007 < 1% 2% 1% 92% 5% 416

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 733. 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% 95% 3% 733
2007 5% 94% 1% 416

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 733. 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% 97% 2% 733
2007 3% 95% 2% 416

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 733. 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 19% 16% 65% 733
2007 19% 17% 64% 416

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 733. 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% 30% 52% 5% 733
2007 15% 39% 42% 4% 416

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 733. 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 43% 50% 4% 3% 733
2007 51% 37% 6% 6% 416

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God 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 = 733. 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% 68% 5% 1% 733

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 733. 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% 7% 3% 733
2007 90% 6% 4% 416

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 733. 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% 9% 2% 1% 733
2007 75% 16% 6% 3% 416

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 733. 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 85% 10% 5% 733

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God 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 = 733. 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 22% 75% 1% 1% 733
2007 20% 77% 2% 1% 416

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God

% of the Unaffiliated baby Boomers who say they do not believe in God 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 = 733. 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% 3% 1% 5% 1% 733