Belief in Heaven among Christians by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among Christians by belief in heaven

% of Christians who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,839. 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 89% 7% 4% 1,839
Older Millennial 87% 8% 5% 2,330
Generation X 86% 8% 6% 5,014
Baby Boomer 84% 9% 7% 9,950
Silent 84% 8% 8% 4,896
Greatest 78% 14% 8% 491

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