Generational cohort among adults who say religion is somewhat important by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among adults who say religion is somewhat important by generational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Belief in GodYounger MillennialOlder MillennialGeneration XBaby BoomerSilentGreatestSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain15%15%29%32%8%1%4,000
Believe in God; fairly certain17%16%28%30%9%1%3,116
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain19%22%27%24%7%1%538
Do not believe in God23%19%28%18%11%< 1%295
Other/don't know if they believe in God17%19%21%30%10%2%168
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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