Generational cohort by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition by generational group

% of adults who are…

Religious traditionYounger MillennialOlder MillennialGeneration XBaby BoomerSilentGreatestSample size
Buddhist23%17%23%30%7%< 1%259
Evangelical Protestant11%12%28%35%14%1%8,417
Hindu14%36%40%8%1%< 1%194
Historically Black Protestant12%14%30%33%10%1%1,873
Jehovah's Witness10%10%29%33%17%1%238
Mainline Protestant10%10%25%36%17%2%5,946
Muslim29%22%31%15%4%< 1%234
Orthodox Christian18%16%32%25%8%1%177
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")22%22%28%22%5%< 1%7,437
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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