Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated by views about government aid to the poor

% of the Unaffiliated who say government aid to the poor…

Generational cohort Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,180. 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% 59% 3% 2% 1,180
Older Millennial 36% 59% 3% 2% 1,430
Generation X 38% 56% 5% 2% 1,764
Baby Boomer 34% 60% 4% 2% 2,281
Silent 36% 57% 3% 4% 731

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