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

% of whites who are…

Religious traditionYounger MillennialOlder MillennialGeneration XBaby BoomerSilentGreatestSample size
Buddhist18%13%23%38%8%< 1%140
Evangelical Protestant9%11%26%37%16%1%6,517
Mainline Protestant8%9%25%37%19%2%5,231
Orthodox Christian14%16%32%27%10%1%146
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")18%20%28%26%7%< 1%5,410
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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