Views about human evolution among atheists by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among atheists by views about human evolution

% of atheists who say humans…

Generational cohortEvolved; due to natural processesEvolved; due to God's designEvolved; don't know howAlways existed in present formDon't knowSample size
Younger Millennial92%3%2%3%< 1%200
Older Millennial88%3%1%8%< 1%230
Generation X93%< 1%< 1%6%1%263
Baby Boomer90%5%< 1%4%1%277
Silent92%1%5%2%< 1%100
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