Religious tradition among adults in Illinois by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among adults in Illinois by religious group

% of adults in Illinois who are…

Generational cohortBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
Younger Millennial< 1%25%13%1%7%< 1%2%12%1%3%1%< 1%< 1%1%33%1%138
Older Millennial2%19%13%3%7%1%1%14%< 1%3%1%2%1%1%31%< 1%155
Generation X1%27%21%1%7%< 1%1%12%< 1%2%< 1%< 1%2%< 1%23%< 1%270
Baby Boomer1%30%22%< 1%6%1%2%19%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%16%1%470
Silent< 1%36%25%< 1%6%< 1%3%19%< 1%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%< 1%9%< 1%233
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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