Importance of religion in one's life among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by importance of religion

% of who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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 82% 14% 2% 2% < 1% 785
Older Millennial 87% 10% 2% 1% < 1% 1,055
Generation X 88% 10% 1% < 1% 1% 2,316
Baby Boomer 88% 10% 1% 1% < 1% 4,762
Silent 92% 6% 1% < 1% 1% 2,347
Greatest 94% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% 218

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