Number of Religious Organizations as of 1 January, 2002 broken down according to regions of Ukraine

Statistics supplied by the National Committee on Religious Matters of Ukraine
(*see note 1)

 

     Denominations 

Regions

Orthodox
(*see note 2)

Greek Catholic

Roman Catholic

Protestants

Others

Crimea
(Autonomous Republic)

Total 459

UOC (MP) 422

UOC KP 18

UAOC 2

Old Believers 1

Others 11

4

13

229 / 28

348 / 30
(* see
note 3)

Vinnytsia

Total 936 / 55

UOC (MP) 749 / 52

UOC KP 127

UAOC 51

Old Believers 9 / 3

13

122

275 / 104

45 / 6

Volyn

Total 761

UOC (MP) 518

UOC KP 228

UAOC 15

11

26

314 / 17

6 / –

Dnipropetrovsk

Total 473 / 31

UOC (MP) 408

UOC KP 55 / 31

UAOC 8

Old Believers 1

Others 1

4 / 1

5

267 / 8

28

Donetsk

Total 499 / 2

UOC (MP) 417 / 2

UOC KP 76

UAOC 3

Old Believers 2

Others 1

21 / 1

5

545 / 76

65 / 10

Zhytomyr

Total 694 / 3

UOC (MP) 534 / 1

UOC KP 152

UAOC 3

Old Believers 5 / 2

5 / 1

128

237 / 23

20

Zakarpattіa (Transcarpathia)

Total 557 / 22

UOC (MP) 541 / 21

UOC KP 14 / 1

UAOC 1

Old Believers 1

313 / 3

90 / 7

380 / 185

17 / 5

Zaporizhzhia

Total 346 / 4

UOC (MP) 253 / 4

UOC KP 75

UAOC 8

Old Believers 2

Others 8

3

10

258 / 34

29 / 21

Ivano-Frankivsk

Total 455

UOC (MP) 25

UOC KP 324

UAOC 106

687

30

93

4

Kyiv
(region)

Total 791

UOC (MP) 514

UOC KP 263

UAOC 12

Old Believers 1

Others 1

8

21

370

12

Kirovohrad

Total 227 / 2

UOC (MP) 185

UOC KP 25 / 1

UAOC 13 / 1

Old Believers 4

1 / 1

175 / 36

10 / 1

Luhansk

Total 321

UOC (MP) 297

UOC KP 15

UAOC 3

Old Believers 1

Others 5

2

1

218 / 2

33

Lviv

Total 813 / 4

UOC (MP) 59 / 1

UOC KP 394 / 2

UAOC 359 / 1

Others 1

1493 / 41

137 / 1

244 / 41

21

Mykolayiv

Total 314

UOC (MP) 208

UOC KP 98

UAOC 7

Others 1

5

7

155

17

Odessa

Total 542 / 2

UOC (MP) 455

UOC KP 59

UAOC 3

Old Believers 13 / 2

Others 12

9

15

310 / 32

34 / 1

Poltava

Total 468 / 2

UOC (MP) 361

UOC KP 95

UAOC 10

Old Believers 2 / 1

Others – / 1

2

4

197 / 4

24 / 1

Rivne

Total 820 / 6

УПЦ (МП 542 / 3

UOC KP 260 / 3

UAOC 18

3

17

367 / 16

12

Sumy

Total 373

UOC (MP) 320

UOC KP 51

Others 2

2

5

147 / 7

10 / 2

Ternopil

Total 613

UOC (MP) 119

UOC KP 206

UAOC 288

772

81

155

4

Kharkiv

Total 277 / 1

UOC (MP) 244

UOC KP 15

UAOC 14

Old Believers 3 / 1

Others 1

5

10

210 / 40

28 / 7

Kherson

Total 329

UOC (MP) 263

UOC KP 44

UAOC 22

7

14

173 / 5

36 / 2

Khmelnytsky

Total 1026

UOC (MP) 809

UOC KP 147

UAOC 65

Old Believers 4

Others 1

18

132

279

21

Cherkasy

Total 533

UOC (MP) 406

UOC KP 80

UAOC 46

Old Believers 1

1

7

280 / 6

28

Chernivtsi

Total 531 / 14

UOC (MP) 397 / 8

UOC KP 125 / 2

UAOC – / 1

Old Believers 9 / 3

18

29

381 / 75

15 / 12

Chernihiv

Total 514

UOC (MP) 442

UOC KP 69

UAOC 2

Others 1

2

2

132 / 18

10

City of Kyiv

Total 281

UOC (MP) 152

UOC KP 101

UAOC 22

Old Believers 2

Others 4

8

20

307 / 53

66 / 18


Total in Ukraine

13953 / 148

3416 / 47

932 / 9

6698 / 810

934 / 116

Note 1: The first figure denotes communities whose statutes are fully registered according to legal requirements; the second figure denotes communities which operate without registration, which is allowed according to Ukrainian legislation.

Note 2: In addition to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (of the Moscow Patriarchate), the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyivan Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, the following communities are also active in Ukraine: the Free Russian Orthodox Church (outside of Russia), the Russian True Orthodox Church, Greek communities of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and a few other independent Orthodox communities. Under the heading “Orthodox” these are included under “Other.”

UOC (MP): Ukrainian Orthodox Church (of the Moscow Patriarchate)

UOC KP: Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate

UAOC: Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church

Note 3: There are 276 Moslem communities with statutes registered included here; and another 29 communities operating without registered statutes

Journal Liudyna i Svit, Kyiv, January 2002