Age distribution among atheists by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among atheists by age group

% of atheists who are ages…

Generational cohort18-2930-4950-6465+Sample size
Younger Millennial100%< 1%< 1%< 1%200
Older Millennial55%45%< 1%< 1%230
Generation X< 1%100%< 1%< 1%263
Baby Boomer< 1%< 1%81%19%277
Silent< 1%< 1%< 1%100%100
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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