Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Silent generation by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among adults in the Silent generation by race/ethnicity

% of adults in the Silent generation who identify as…

Belief in GodWhiteBlackAsianLatinoOther/MixedSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain81%10%1%5%2%4,029
Believe in God; fairly certain82%4%1%12%1%1,009
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain82%5%2%8%4%225
Do not believe in God89%1%1%5%4%428
Other/don't know if they believe in God95%1%< 1%1%3%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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