Age distribution among Christians by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among Christians by age group

% of Christians who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life18-2930-4950-6465+Sample size
Very important15%32%30%23%16,653
Somewhat important22%34%27%16%5,920
Not too important22%34%26%18%1,414
Not at all important22%31%29%18%398
Don't know4%35%27%34%135
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.

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