Number of Religious Organizations as of 1 January, 2001 broken down according to regions of Ukraine

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

 

Orthodox
(*see note 2)

Greek Catholic

Roman Catholic

Protestants

Others

Crimea
(Autonomous Republic)

Total 423

UOC (MP) 391
UOC-KP 17
UAOC 2
Old Believers 2
Others 11

4

12

205/26

312/40

(*see note 3)

Cherkasy

Total 476

UOC (MP) 365
UOC-KP 71
UAOC 39
Old Believers 1

1

7

268/6

23

Chernihiv

Total 480

UOC (MP) 412
UOC-KP 65
UAOC 2
Others 1

2

2

116/18

9

Chernivtsi

Total 520/14

UOC (MP) 389/8
UOC-KP 122/4
Old Believers 9/2

18

30

363/98

12/10

Dnipropetrovsk

Total 421

UOC (MP) 361
UOC-KP 51
UAOC 8
Old Believers 1

4/1

5

212/8

22

Donetsk

Total 460/15

UOC (MP) 393/4
UOC-KP 62/11
UAOC 3
Old Believers 1
Others 1

20/3

4/1

478/120

52/7

Ivano-Frankivsk

Total 450

UOC (MP) 24
UOC-KP 308
UAOC 118

682

28

83

4

Kharkiv

Total 267/1

UOC (MP) 237
UOC-KP 12
UAOC 14
Old Believers 3/1
Others 1

5

10

166/15

25/1

Kherson

Total 304

UOC (MP) 243
UOC-KP 43
UAOC 17
Old Believers 1

7

14

150/4

29/3

Khmelnytsky

Total 979

UOC (MP) 783
UOC-KP 128
UAOC 63
Old Believers 4
Others 1

16

128

251

13

Kirovohrad

Total 215/1

UOC (MP) 184
UOC-KP 16/1
UAOC 11
Old Believers 4

 

1

157/28

8/2

Kyiv
(region)

Total 754

UOC (MP) 490
UOC-KP 250
UAOC 12
Old Believers 1
Others 1

8

21

341

7

Luhansk

Total 294

UOC (MP) 275
UOC-KP 10
UAOC 3
Old Believers 1
Others 5

2

1

202/2

30

Lviv

Total 799/7

UOC (MP) 58/3
UOC-KP 388/2
UAOC 352/2
Others 1

1489/44

133/1

233/46

16

Mykolayiv

Total 287

UOC (MP) 194
UOC-KP 86
UAOC 6
Others 1

5

6

142

16

Odessa

Total 511/2

UOC (MP) 430
UOC-KP 54
UAOC 3
Old Believers 13/2
Others 11

8

12

274/34

29/1

Poltava

Total 427/3

UOC (MP) 339/2
UOC-KP 79
UAOC 8
Old Believers 1/1

1

3

169/10

21/3

Rivne

Total 794/11

UOC (MP) 527/9
UOC-KP 248/2
UAOC 19

3

14

348/14

8

Sumy

Total 350

UOC (MP) 305
UOC-KP 43
UAOC 2

2

5

134/10

7/2

Ternopil

Total 601

UOC (MP) 117
UOC-KP 200
UAOC 284

763

75

143

4

Vinnytsia

Total 882/47

UOC (MP) 735/45
UOC-KP 103
UAOC 36
Old Believers 8/2

12

122

260/56

38

Volyn

Total 732

UOC (MP) 499
UOC-KP 218
UAOC 15

11

26

299/12

5/2

Zakarpatt—Ėa (Transcarpathia)

Total 534/16

UOC (MP) 526/15
UOC-KP 6/1
UAOC 1
Old Believers 1

309

89/7

368/180

11/1

Zaporizhzhia

Total 301/6

UOC (MP) 232/6
UOC-KP 60
UAOC 1
Old Believers 1
Others 7

3

9

225/41

24/16

Zhytomyr

Total 647/5

UOC (MP) 512/1
UOC-KP 129
UAOC 3
Old Believers 3/4

5/1

117

225/23

18

City of Kyiv

Total l244/3

UOC (MP) 131/3
UOC-KP 88
UAOC 21
Old Believers 2
Others 2

8

13

276/60

53/6

Total in Ukraine

13152/131

3388/49

887/9

6088/811

796/94

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 - 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 255 Moslem communities with statutes registered included here; and another 40 communities operating without registered statutes.

Journal, Liudyna i Svit, Kyiv, January 2001, p. 39-42.

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