Generational cohort among 18-29 year olds by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among 18-29 year olds by generational group

% of 18-29 year olds who are…

Religious traditionYounger MillennialOlder MillennialGeneration XBaby BoomerSilentGreatestSample size
Catholic64%36%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%890
Evangelical Protestant61%39%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%1,092
Historically Black Protestant61%39%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%298
Jewish59%41%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%104
Mainline Protestant66%34%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%586
Mormon63%37%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%114
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")63%37%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%2,003
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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