Generational cohort among who believe in Heaven by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among who believe in Heaven by generational group

% of who believe in Heaven who are…

Importance of religion in one's lifeYounger MillennialOlder MillennialGeneration XBaby BoomerSilentGreatestSample size
Very important10%12%27%34%15%2%15,868
Somewhat important17%16%29%30%8%< 1%5,871
Not too important22%18%30%24%5%< 1%1,431
Not at all important21%19%30%23%7%< 1%562
Don't know5%13%24%39%19%1%117
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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