Number of Religious Organizations as of 1 January, 2004 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 563

UOC (MP) 512

UOC KP 25

UAOC 12

Old Believers 3

Others 11

7

14

273 / 38

414 / 20
(* see
note 3)

Vinnytsia

Total 1046 / 59

UOC (MP) 803 / 52

UOC KP 178

UAOC 53

Old Believers 9 / 4

Others 3 / 3

14

126

334 / 117

50 / 2

Volyn

Total 810 / 4

UOC (MP) 547 / 1

UOC KP 248 / 3

UAOC 15

14

28

359 / 32

9 / 4

Dnipropetrovsk

Total 569 / 31

UOC (MP) 483

UOC KP 75 / 31

UAOC 8

Old Believers 2

Others 1

5

5

327 / 8

35

Donetsk

Total 556

UOC (MP) 469

UOC KP 80

UAOC 3

Old Believers 1

Others 3

26

8 / 1

615 / 27

76 / 5

Zhytomyr

Total 736

UOC (MP) 557

UOC KP 169

UAOC 3

Old Believers 6

Others 1

5

134

276 / 14

26

Zakarpattia (Transcarpathia)

Total 594 / 2

UOC (MP) 574

UOC KP 18 / 2

UAOC 1

Old Believers 1

344 / 10

91 / 7

407 / 150

35 / 31

Zaporizhzhia

Total 400 / 15

UOC (MP) 289 / 15

UOC KP 89

UAOC 7

Old Believers 1

Others 14

3

12

306 / 14

43 / 18

Ivano-Frankivsk

Total 447

UOC (MP) 26

UOC KP 273

UAOC 148

660

35

116

4

Kyiv
(region)

Total 866

UOC (MP) 562

UOC KP 288

UAOC 14

Old Believers 1

Others 1

8

21

438

20

Kirovohrad

Total 257

UOC (MP) 195

UOC KP 43

UAOC 15

Old Believers 4

2

211 / 23

13 / 2

Luhansk

Total 350

UOC (MP) 321

UOC KP 18

UAOC 5

Old Believers 1

Others 5

2

1

255 / 3

41

Lviv

Total 842 / 4

UOC (MP) 61 / 1

UOC KP 413 / 1

UAOC 366 / 2

Others 2

1507 / 2

140 / 1

269 / 53

27

Mykolayiv

Total 377

UOC (MP) 250

UOC KP 116

UAOC 9

Others 2

5

9

189 / 13

17 / 1

Odessa

Total 607 / 4

UOC (MP) 495

UOC KP 78

UAOC 4

Old Believers 13 / 4

Others 17

10

17

362 / 25

38 / 1

Poltava

Total 536 / 1

UOC (MP) 394

UOC KP 127

UAOC 12

Others 3 / 1

4

6

261 / 2

28

Rivne

Total 885 / 6

??? (??) 583 / 3

UOC KP 280 / 3

UAOC 21

Others 1

3

17

410 / 17

19

Sumy

Total 406

UOC (MP) 341

UOC KP 63

Others 2

2

5

166 / 5

12 / 2

Ternopil

Total 621

UOC (MP) 121

UOC KP 210

UAOC 290

777

86

168

4

Kharkiv

Total 289 / 1

UOC (MP) 254

UOC KP 15

UAOC 16

Old Believers 3 / 1

Others 1

5

14

258 / 51

38 / 9

Kherson

Total 406

UOC (MP) 314

UOC KP 55

UAOC 37

7

14

225 / 8

44

Khmelnytsky

Total 1110

UOC (MP) 858

UOC KP 177

UAOC 69

Old Believers 4

Others 2

27

142

305

24

Cherkasy

Total 623

UOC (MP) 470

UOC KP 101

UAOC 51

Old Believers 1

1

7

335

34

Chernivtsi

Total 551 / 4

UOC (MP) 404 / 2

UOC KP 136 / 2

Old Believers 10

Others 1

21

32

413 / 95

17 / 12

Chernihiv

Total 569 / 1

UOC (MP) 485

UOC KP 81

Old Believers 2 / 1

Others 1

2

4

154 / 29

14

City of Kyiv

Total 328 / 1

UOC (MP) 186

UOC KP 109 / 1

UAOC 29

Old Believers 2

Others 2

9

21

309 / 42

124 / 20


Total in Ukraine

15 344 / 128

3468 / 12

991 / 9

7741 / 766

1206 / 127

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 349 Moslem communities with statutes registered included here; and another 20 communities operating without registered statutes

 

Journal Liudyna i Svit, Kyiv, January 2004, p. 35-38.