Religious Organizations in Ukraine as of 1 January, 2001

Statistics supplied by the National Committee on Religious Matters of Ukraine

Name of Church or Religious Denomination

Communities
(*see note 1)

Pastoral Ministers

Worship Buildings

Monasteries/
Missions

Educational Institutions
(*see note 2)

Sunday Schools

Ukrainian Orthodox Church
(of the Moscow Patriarchate)

8953 / 96

7509

of which 5 are foreign citizens

7755

840 being built

122

3579 Monks and Nuns

1 Mission

15

1995 / 2029
Students

2593

Ukrainian Orthodox Church
of the Kievan Patriarchate

2760 / 21

2182

1943

228 being built

22

113 Monks and Nuns

18 Missions

16

1411 / 388
Students

748

Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church

1013 / 2

628

697

101 being built

1

4 Monks

6 Missions

6

214 / 80
Students

217

Ukrainian Greek Catholic
Church

3268 / 49

1872

of which 52 are foreign citizens

2777

305 being built

79

1168 Monks and Nuns

7 Missions

12

1182 / 230
Students

690

Roman Catholic Church

798 / 9

431

of which 260 are foreign citizens

713

74 being built

50

309 Monks and Nuns

22 Missions

6

328 / 155
Students

405

Armenian Apostolic Church

15 / 1

8

of which 3 are foreign citizens

10

2 being built

 

 

 

Old Believers

55 / 12

37

of which 3 are foreign citizens

50

3 being built

2

5 Monks

 

2

Baptist Union

2033 / 101

2650

of which 13 are foreign citizens

1341

168 being built

66 Missions

33

1830 / 3745
Students

1082

Other Baptists

282 / 30

460

of which 28 are foreign citizens

149

8 being built

16 Missions

4

102 / 60
Students

132

Pentecostal Union

1066 / 130

1569

of which 17 are foreign citizens

713

96 being built

48 Missions

11

610 Students

674

Other Pentecostals

304 / 122

481

of which 6 are foreign citizens

97

11 being built

13 Missions

2

190 / 76
Students

102

Full Gospel Church (Charismatics)

278 / 5

358

of which 6 are foreign citizens

56

1 being built

5 Missions

3

593 / 400
Students

98

Other Charismatics

257 / 59

474

of which 2 are foreign citizens

119

7 being built

8 Missions

4

651 / 40
Students

122

7th Day Adventists

794 / 55

1057

of which 5 are foreign citizens

477

87 being built

1 Mission

3

- / 772
Students

425

Sub-Carpathian Reformed Church

104 / 1

55

of which 4 are foreign citizens

105

 

 

80

Lutherans

61

45

of which 7 are foreign citizens

22

2 being built

 

1

19 Students

22

Other Protestant Communities

and Centers

170 / 5

197

of which 41 are foreign citizens

29

1 Mission

2

85 Students

36

Mormons

31 / 26

260

of which 99 are foreign citizens

17

4 being built

 

 

34

Jehovah’s Witnesses

371 / 284

1640

of which 42 are foreign citizens

276

27 being built

 

 

74

Jewish Communities

194 / 4

92

of which 42 are foreign citizens

97

1 being built

2 Missions

3

55 Students

60

Moslems

351 / 40

372

of which 8 are foreign citizens

151

6 being built

 

3

318 / 50
Students

51

Society of Krishna Consciousness

30 / 12

38

12

2 being built

 

1

35 / 45
Students

8

Other Eastern Religions

40 / 13

46

12

1 being built

 

 

3

Pagan Communities

58 / 3

51

4

 

 

8

Other Faiths

114 / 14

114

of which 9 are foreign citizens

44

1

12 Monks

1

18

Total in Ukraine

23400 / 1094

22626

of which 652 are foreign citizens

17667

1974 being built

277

5130 Monks and Nuns

214 Missions

126

9618 / 8070
Students

7684

Note 1: The firstfigure denotes communities whose statutes are fully registered according to legal requirements; the second figure denotes communities which operate withoutregistration, which is allowed according to Ukrainian legislation.

Note 2: The first figure denotes the number of educational establishments; the second figure thenumber of full-time students; the third figure the number of part-time (correspondence) students.

Journal Liudyna i Svit, Kyiv, January 2001, p. 35-8.