Racial and ethnic composition among atheists by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among atheists by race/ethnicity

% of atheists who identify as…

Generational cohortWhiteBlackAsianLatinoOther/MixedSample size
Younger Millennial66%5%13%15%2%199
Older Millennial79%1%5%13%2%230
Generation X81%2%6%7%4%260
Baby Boomer91%2%2%5%1%273
Silent87%9%< 1%3%1%100
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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