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

% of adults who are…

Generational cohortBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
Younger Millennial1%16%19%1%6%1%2%11%2%2%1%< 1%2%< 1%36%1%3,291
Older Millennial1%16%22%2%6%1%2%10%2%1%1%< 1%2%< 1%34%1%4,128
Generation X1%21%25%1%7%1%2%13%2%1%1%< 1%2%< 1%23%1%7,303
Baby Boomer1%23%28%< 1%7%1%2%17%1%< 1%< 1%1%1%< 1%17%1%13,049
Silent< 1%24%30%< 1%5%1%2%22%2%< 1%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%11%< 1%5,989
Greatest< 1%27%25%< 1%6%1%5%26%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%8%1%585
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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