Religious tradition among adults in the Greatest generation by views about size of government (2014) Switch to: Views about size of government among adults in the Greatest generation by religious group

% of adults in the Greatest generation who are…

Views about size of governmentBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
Smaller government; fewer services< 1%24%31%< 1%3%< 1%2%29%2%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%6%1%331
Bigger government; more services< 1%38%14%< 1%7%< 1%9%20%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%2%< 1%8%1%166
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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