Belief in God among atheists by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among atheists by belief in God

% of atheists who say they…

Generational cohortBelieve in God; absolutely certainBelieve in God; fairly certainBelieve in God; not too/not at all certainBelieve in God; don't knowDo not believe in GodOther/don't know if they believe in GodSample size
Younger Millennial< 1%4%1%< 1%95%< 1%200
Older Millennial2%3%1%< 1%93%< 1%230
Generation X3%1%3%< 1%91%1%263
Baby Boomer3%5%1%< 1%89%2%277
Silent3%< 1%1%5%87%3%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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