Age distribution among adults who say religion is very important by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say religion is very important by age group

% of adults who say religion is very important who are ages…

Religious tradition18-2930-4950-6465+Sample size
Evangelical Protestant16%33%30%21%6,752
Historically Black Protestant18%36%30%16%1,600
Jehovah's Witness16%31%30%23%217
Mainline Protestant13%26%31%30%3,233
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")25%40%25%10%801
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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