Religious Organizations in Ukraine as of 1 January, 2002

Statistics supplied by the National Committee on Religious Matters of Ukraine

                Institutions

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)
9423 / 92 7995
of which 9 are foreign citizens
8305

930 being built
131
3727 Monks and Nuns

3 Missions
15
1805 / 2360 Students
3076
Ukrainian Orthodox Church
of the Kievan Patriarchate
3010 / 40 2443
of which 1 is a foreign citizen
2115

267 being built
28
131 Monks and Nuns

22 Missions
15
1177 / 404 Students
823
Ukrainian Autocephalous
Orthodox Church
1052 / 3 653 697

97 being built
3

6 Missions
8
205 / 80 Students
244
Ukrainian Greek Catholic
Church
3289 / 47 1944
of which 53 are foreign citizens
2665

305 being built
86
1123 Monks and Nuns

9 Missions
13
1166 / 40 Students
735
Roman Catholic Church 818 / 9 450
of which 285 are foreign citizens
751

57 being built
66
436 Monks and Nuns

31Missions
6
322 / 171 Students
471
Armenian Apostolic Church
17 / 1 9
of which 3 are foreign citizens
12

4 being built
    1
Old Believers
61 / 12 39
of which 5 are foreign citizens
56

3 being built
2
9 Monks
  9
Baptist Union
2113 / 81 2851
of which 18 are foreign citizens
1474

166 being built
74 Missions 42
3849 / 2078 Students
1148
Other Baptists
269 / 39 402
of which 28 are foreign citizens
125

13 being built
16 Missions 3
88 / 112 Students
141
Pentecostal Union
1131 / 122 1737
of which 11 are foreign citizens
787

107 being built
47 Missions 13
691/59 Students
741
Other Pentecostals
466 / 114 678
of which 17 are foreign citizens
165

13 being built
13 Missions 5
365 / 150 Students
268
Full Gospel Church (Charismatics)
286 / 5 358
of which 6 are foreign citizens
65

1 being built
5 Missions 3
236 / 560 Students
121
Other Charismatics
355 / 56 575
of which 4 are foreign citizens
125

4 being built
7 Missions 4
722 / 2 Students
203
7th Day Adventists
857 / 49 1145
of which 6 are foreign citizens
501

105 being built
2 Missions 3
180 / 563 Students
537
Sub-Carpathian Reformed Church
104 / 1 58
of which 4 are foreign citizens
97     80
Lutherans
67 / 1 51
of which 10 are foreign citizens
30

2 being built
  1
20 Students
26
Other Protestant Communities and Centers
211 / 42 278
of which 44 are foreign citizens
37

3 being built
3 Missions 3
190 / 15 Students
56
Mormons
32 / 27 263
of which 95 are foreign citizens
19

5 being built
    39
Jehovah’s Witnesses
488 / 299 1752
of which 72 are foreign citizens
255

31being built
    146
Jewish Communities
221 / 1 110
of which 46 are foreign citizens
100

1 being built
2 Missions 5
88 Students
78
Moslems
386 / 30 404
of which 25 are foreign citizens
166

18 being built
  5
383 / 80 Students
64
Society of Krishna Consciousness
31 / 9 39 14

2 being built
  1
47 Students
8
Other Eastern Religions
46 / 21 58 17

1 being built
1
12 Monks
  2
Pagan Communities
64 / 4 63 5   1
20 Students
11
Other Faiths
122 / 25 154
of which 10 are foreign citizens
51

1 being built
2 Missions 1
- / 26 Students
29
Total in Ukraine
24919 / 1130 24509
of which 752 are foreign citizens
18634

2136 being built
317
5438 Monks and Nuns

242 Missions
147
11554 / 7000
Students
9057

Note 1: The first figure 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 2002, p. 35-8.

 

See statistic on Religious Organizations in Ukraine as of 1 January, 2001