38%

of members of the Silent generation say they attend religious services a few times a year or less

Source: Pew Research Center
Additional Information: By contrast, 50 percent of Generation Xers and 47 percent of Baby Boomers say they attend religious services a few times a year or less. Surveys that ask respondents how often they attend religious services typically obtain higher estimates of rates of weekly attendance than other, more indirect methods of data collection (such as asking respondents to keep a diary of how they spend their days, without specific reference to attendance at worship services). Learn more about "social desirability bias" here.
Reference: For more information, read the 2015 Pew Research Center analysis, "U.S. Public Becoming Less Religious." "U.S. Public Becoming Less Religious."

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