Belief in God among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in God

% of who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,492. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Younger Millennial 42% 26% 10% < 1% 18% 3% 1,492
Older Millennial 47% 26% 8% 1% 14% 4% 1,921
Generation X 55% 26% 6% < 1% 10% 3% 3,205
Baby Boomer 60% 24% 5% 1% 7% 2% 5,581
Silent 61% 22% 5% 2% 7% 2% 2,458
Greatest 58% 18% 7% 5% 9% 3% 257

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