Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is very important by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among adults who say religion is very important by parental status

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,239. 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 16% 84% 1,239
Older Millennial 59% 41% 1,726
Generation X 62% 38% 3,656
Baby Boomer 14% 86% 7,349
Silent 3% 97% 3,863
Greatest < 1% 100% 398

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