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

% of moderates who say religion is…

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Sample size = 1,223. 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 36% 32% 17% 15% < 1% 1,223
Older Millennial 39% 30% 18% 13% 1% 1,483
Generation X 46% 30% 13% 11% 1% 2,560
Baby Boomer 53% 28% 10% 8% 1% 4,178
Silent 60% 24% 8% 7% 1% 1,804
Greatest 63% 22% 9% 4% 2% 194

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