Religious Organizations in Ukraine as of 1 January, 2003

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)
9952 / 90 8285
of which 12 are foreign citizens
94 / 22

141
4046 Monks and Nuns

2 Missions
14 / 1
1749 / 2844 Students
3245
Ukrainian Orthodox Church
of the Kievan Patriarchate
3186 / 10 2514
24 / 1

31
128 Monks and Nuns

21 Missions
17
1205 / 451 Students
881
Ukrainian Autocephalous
Orthodox Church
1107 / 3 676 5

3

6 Missions
7
210 / 50 Students
248
Ukrainian Greek Catholic
Church
3292 / 42 2075
of which 48 are foreign citizens
26

89 / 1
1096 Monks and Nuns

9 Missions
12 / 2
1270 / 143 Students
907
Roman Catholic Church 840 / 7 477
of which 269 are foreign citizens
15

73 / 5
564 Monks and Nuns

31 Missions
7
883 / 190 Students
504
Armenian Apostolic Church
20 12
of which 5 are foreign citizens


    3
Old Believers
63 / 13 42
of which 5 are foreign citizens


2
9 Monks
  10
Baptist Union
2153 / 77 2925
of which 14 are foreign citizens
13

77 Missions 39
3230 / 2086 Students
1276
Other Baptists
317 / 35 443
of which 31 are foreign citizens
2

15 Missions 4
226 Students
161
Pentecostal Union
1240 / 126 2081
of which 14 are foreign citizens
18

51 Missions 14
737 / 142 Students
871
Other Pentecostals
434 / 123 613
of which 14 are foreign citizens
21

13 Missions 3
140 / 100 Students
261
Full Gospel Church (Charismatics)
379 510
of which 7 are foreign citizens
14

6 Missions 4
683 Students
158
Other Charismatics
387 / 24 626
of which 2 are foreign citizens
19

9 Missions 3
247 Students
214
7th Day Adventists
916 / 54 1143
of which 6 are foreign citizens
9

2 Missions 3
425 Students
637
Sub-Carpathian Reformed Church
106 / 1 71
of which 7 are foreign citizens
1     81
Lutherans
70 / 1 60
of which 8 are foreign citizens
3

  1
14 Students
31
Other Protestant Communities and Centers
292 / 41 322
of which 27 are foreign citizens
4

3 Missions 5
274 / 115 Students
88
Mormons
31 / 24 290
of which 107 are foreign citizens


    44
Jehovah’s Witnesses
536 / 322 1828
of which 32 are foreign citizens


    144
Jewish Communities
231 / 1 119
of which 50 are foreign citizens
23

2 Missions 5
114 Students
81
Moslems
422 / 30 436
of which 21 are foreign citizens
5

  6
294 Students
69
Society of Krishna Consciousness
29 / 9 41
of which 1 are foreign citizen
2

  2
170 Students
8
Other Eastern Religions
54 / 20 62 2

1
2 Monks
  3
Pagan Communities
68 / 1 66 4   2
37 Students
12
Other Faiths
146 / 22 154
of which 8 are foreign citizens
7

2 Missions 1 / 1
7 / 12 Students
32
Total in Ukraine
26271 / 1076 25871
of which 688 are foreign citizens
311 / 23

340 / 4
5846 Monks and Nuns

249 Missions
149 / 4
11915 / 6133
Students
9969

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 2003, p. 31-34.