Importance of religion in one's life among democrats and Democratic leaners by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among democrats and Democratic leaners by importance of religion

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,543. 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 30% 30% 20% 21% < 1% 1,543
Older Millennial 37% 28% 16% 19% < 1% 1,887
Generation X 47% 25% 13% 15% 1% 3,187
Baby Boomer 53% 25% 10% 11% 1% 5,947
Silent 61% 19% 8% 11% 1% 2,627
Greatest 69% 12% 9% 10% 1% 267

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