Parent of children under 18 among 18-29 year olds by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among 18-29 year olds by parental status

% of 18-29 year olds who are…

Religious traditionParentsNon-parentsSample size
Evangelical Protestant28%72%1,090
Historically Black Protestant32%68%295
Mainline Protestant25%75%586
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")17%83%1,999
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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