Religious tradition among adults who read scripture several times a year by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among adults who read scripture several times a year by religious group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Generational cohortBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
Younger Millennial< 1%26%14%2%9%< 1%2%16%< 1%2%2%< 1%2%< 1%24%1%272
Older Millennial1%20%24%1%6%< 1%2%16%< 1%1%1%< 1%2%< 1%25%< 1%350
Generation X1%25%22%3%6%< 1%1%20%1%2%1%1%2%< 1%14%< 1%658
Baby Boomer1%27%24%< 1%5%1%2%23%1%1%< 1%1%1%< 1%12%1%1,073
Silent1%34%20%< 1%3%< 1%3%26%< 1%1%1%1%1%< 1%8%< 1%450
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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