DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,374
2007 15% 85% < 1% < 1% 1,572

Gender composition among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 46% 54% 1,374
2007 45% 55% 1,572

Racial and ethnic composition among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,357. 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.
2014 69% 7% 2% 16% 6% 1,357
2007 73% 8% 3% 12% 4% 1,562

Immigrant status among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,362. 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.
2014 13% 6% 81% 1,362
2007 11% 4% 84% 1,568

Income distribution among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,257. 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.
2014 28% 21% 32% 19% 1,257
2007 28% 24% 34% 13% 1,400

Educational distribution among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,370. 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.
2014 38% 36% 17% 9% 1,370

Marital status among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 67% 3% 17% 1% 11% 1,374
2007 70% 6% 10% < 1% 13% 1,567

Parent of children under 18 among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,365. 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.
2014 63% 37% 1,365
2007 74% 26% 1,567

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 94% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,374
2007 96% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,572

Attendance at religious services among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 67% 26% 7% < 1% 1,374
2007 69% 22% 8% 1% 1,572

Frequency of prayer among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 87% 10% 1% 2% < 1% 1,374
2007 85% 10% 2% 2% 1% 1,572

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 52% 15% 10% 23% < 1% 1,374
2007 49% 14% 10% 27% 1% 1,572

Frequency of meditation among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 50% 6% 2% 40% 2% 1,374
2007 42% 7% 2% 46% 2% 1,572

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 80% 11% 5% 2% 1% 1,374
2007 74% 11% 8% 5% 2% 1,572

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 46% 16% 11% 25% 2% 1,374
2007 39% 14% 11% 31% 5% 1,572

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 70% 3% 22% 2% 2% 1,374
2007 64% 4% 28% 2% 2% 1,572

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who say…

Survey year There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 55% 43% 1% 1% 1,374

Frequency of reading scripture among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 73% 11% 6% 10% < 1% 1,374
2007 67% 12% 7% 13% 1% 1,572

Interpreting scripture among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 63% 26% 5% 3% 3% 1,374
2007 65% 23% 6% 2% 3% 1,572

Belief in Heaven among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 87% 5% 8% 1,374
2007 86% 6% 8% 1,572

Belief in Hell among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 85% 8% 7% 1,374
2007 86% 7% 7% 1,572

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 58% 18% 24% 1,374
2007 54% 16% 30% 1,572

Political ideology among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 59% 24% 11% 6% 1,374
2007 56% 29% 9% 6% 1,572

Views about size of government among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 65% 29% 3% 3% 1,374
2007 43% 49% 3% 5% 1,572

Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 59% 36% 4% 1% 1,374

Views about abortion among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 28% 69% 4% 1,374
2007 26% 70% 4% 1,572

Views about homosexuality among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 31% 60% 5% 4% 1,374
2007 22% 69% 4% 4% 1,572

Views about same-sex marriage among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 22% 70% 8% 1,374

Views about environmental regulation among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who say…

Survey year Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,374. 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.
2014 49% 45% 3% 3% 1,374
2007 34% 58% 3% 5% 1,572

Views about human evolution among Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who say religion is very important who are generation X who say humans…

Survey year 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 = 1,374. 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.
2014 7% 25% 1% 63% 4% 1,374