Views about human evolution among Catholics by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among Catholics by views about human evolution

% of Catholics who say humans…

Generational cohort Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 533. 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 42% 29% 3% 24% 3% 533
Older Millennial 41% 29% 4% 23% 2% 648
Generation X 33% 31% 4% 28% 3% 1,472
Baby Boomer 26% 35% 4% 30% 4% 2,905
Silent 20% 29% 6% 36% 10% 1,361
Greatest 21% 18% 4% 40% 18% 142

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