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

% of liberals who are…

Religious traditionYounger MillennialOlder MillennialGeneration XBaby BoomerSilentGreatestSample size
Buddhist15%16%29%35%6%< 1%134
Evangelical Protestant14%16%27%32%10%1%927
Historically Black Protestant13%14%27%34%10%2%457
Mainline Protestant11%13%27%35%14%1%1,241
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")22%23%27%23%5%< 1%3,073
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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