Generational cohort among parents by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among parents by generational group

% of parents who are…

Religious traditionYounger MillennialOlder MillennialGeneration XBaby BoomerSilentGreatestSample size
Catholic4%18%59%18%1%< 1%1,736
Evangelical Protestant5%24%56%15%1%< 1%2,148
Historically Black Protestant8%26%51%12%3%< 1%476
Jewish4%13%58%23%2%< 1%180
Mainline Protestant5%20%58%15%1%< 1%1,201
Mormon2%31%56%10%1%< 1%240
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")8%30%51%10%< 1%< 1%1,726
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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