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

% of Christians who are…

Importance of religion in one's lifeYounger MillennialOlder MillennialGeneration XBaby BoomerSilentGreatestSample size
Very important9%11%27%35%15%2%16,653
Somewhat important15%13%28%33%10%1%5,920
Not too important15%12%29%32%11%1%1,414
Not at all important13%13%26%35%12%1%398
Don't know1%8%30%38%20%2%135
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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