Views about size of government among atheists by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among atheists by views about size of government

% of atheists who would rather have…

Generational cohortSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Younger Millennial39%58%1%2%200
Older Millennial42%52%4%2%230
Generation X45%47%5%3%263
Baby Boomer39%53%5%3%277
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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