Generational cohort among adults in the West by views about human evolution (2014) Switch to: Views about human evolution among adults in the West by generational group

% of adults in the West who are…

Views about human evolutionYounger MillennialOlder MillennialGeneration XBaby BoomerSilentGreatestSample size
Evolved; due to natural processes18%19%28%26%9%1%3,353
Evolved; due to God's design14%17%26%33%10%1%1,915
Evolved; don't know how11%13%32%31%13%1%375
Always existed in present form12%12%32%32%12%1%2,356
Don't know7%6%24%34%26%2%327
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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