Educational distribution among atheists by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among atheists by educational group

% of atheists who have completed…

Generational cohortHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Younger Millennial41%42%16%1%200
Older Millennial14%36%32%18%230
Generation X23%25%32%20%263
Baby Boomer23%25%26%26%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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