Religious tradition among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among adults who meditate at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Generational cohortBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
Younger Millennial3%14%26%< 1%7%2%2%7%3%3%< 1%< 1%4%1%26%1%895
Older Millennial2%16%26%1%8%1%1%9%3%1%1%< 1%4%1%23%1%1,332
Generation X1%22%29%1%10%2%1%9%3%1%< 1%1%2%< 1%17%1%2,741
Baby Boomer1%22%32%< 1%10%2%1%15%2%< 1%< 1%1%2%< 1%11%< 1%5,957
Silent< 1%24%35%< 1%7%2%1%20%2%< 1%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%6%< 1%3,267
Greatest< 1%27%32%< 1%6%1%1%26%2%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%5%< 1%333
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