Immigrant status among adults in the Silent generation by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among adults in the Silent generation by immigrant status

% of adults in the Silent generation who are…

Belief in GodImmigrantsSecond generationThird generation or higherSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain7%9%84%4,039
Believe in God; fairly certain13%12%75%1,001
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain18%16%66%224
Do not believe in God9%21%70%432
Other/don't know if they believe in God8%20%72%137
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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