Religious tradition among adults ages 65 and older by educational group (2014) Switch to: Educational distribution among adults ages 65 and older by religious group

% of adults ages 65 and older who are…

Educational distributionBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
High school or less< 1%26%34%< 1%7%1%1%18%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%9%< 1%3,050
Some college1%24%30%< 1%5%1%2%22%2%< 1%< 1%1%1%< 1%10%< 1%2,415
College1%22%20%< 1%2%< 1%5%28%2%< 1%1%1%2%< 1%16%< 1%2,037
Post-graduate degree1%19%15%< 1%3%< 1%7%29%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%2%< 1%19%1%1,796
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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