RELIGIOUS STATISTICS FOR UKRAINE

Information from the State Committee of Ukraine on Religious Affairs, 1 January 1998

1. Ukrainian Orthodox Church:
number of parishes 7,357
monastics 92 monks, 2509 nuns
educational institutions 13 schools, 2824 students
number of clergy 6044
missions and brotherhoods 2 missions, 13 brotherhoods
2. Ukrainian Orthodox Church
(Kievan patriarchate): number of parishes 1880
monastics 16 monks, 68 nuns
educational institutions 12 schools, 1427 students
number of clergy 1561
missions and brotherhoods 11 missions, 8 brotherhoods
3. Ukrainian Autocephalous
Orthodox Church: number of parishes 1060
monastics 1 monastery
educational institutions 5 schools, 293 students
number of clergy 547
missions and brotherhoods 4 missions
4. Ukrainian Greek-
Catholic Church: number of parishes 3143
monastics 61 monks, 1292 nuns
educational institutions 9 schools, 1385 students
number of clergy 2052
missions and brotherhoods 1 mission
5. Roman Catholic Church:
number of parishes 732
monastics 26 monks, 219 nuns
educational institutions 5 schools, 205 students
number of clergy 341
missions and brotherhoods 2 missions, 2 brotherhoods
6. All-Ukrainian Union
of Associated Evangelical number of parishes 1652
Christians-Baptists: monastics -
educational institutions 19 schools, 3042 students
number of clergy 2324
missions and brotherhoods 46 missions, 2 brotherhoods
7. Other congregations of
Evangelical Christians- number of parishes 120
Baptists and Evangelical monastics -
Christians: educational institutions 2 schools, 125 students
number of clergy 267
missions and brotherhoods 9 missions, 1 brotherhood
8. All-Ukrainian Union of
Christians of Evangelical number of parishes 854
Faith (Pentecostal): monastics -
educational institutions 6 schools, 1129 students
number of clergy 1230
missions and brotherhoods 39 missions
9. Union of Free Churches of
Christians of Evangelical number of parishes 46
Faith (Pentecostal): monastics -
educational institutions 2 schools, 170 students
number of clergy 65
missions and brotherhoods 3 missions
10. Church of the Full Gospel:
number of parishes 147
monastics -
educational institutions 5 schools, 1430 students
number of clergy 218
missions and brotherhoods 2 missions
11. Other charismatics:
number of parishes 67
monastics -
educational institutions -
number of clergy 80
missions and brotherhoods 1 mission
12. Church of Seventh-day
Adventists: number of parishes 604
monastics -
educational institutions 1 school, 600 students
number of clergy 843
missions and brotherhoods 1 mission
13. Jehovah's Witnesses:
number of parishes 281
monastics -
educational institutions -
number of clergy 959
missions and brotherhoods -
14. Transcarpathian
Reformed Church: number of parishes 98
monastics -
educational institutions -
number of clergy 41
missions and brotherhoods -
15. Lutheran:
number of parishes 34
monastics -
educational institutions 1 school
number of clergy 25
missions and brotherhoods -
16. Other protestants:
number of parishes 368
monastics -
educational institutions 2 schools, 57 studnets
number of clergy 532
missions and brotherhoods 1 brotherhood
17. Old Believers:
number of parishes 48
monastics 2 monks, 7 nuns
educational institutions -
number of clergy 40
missions and brotherhoods -
18. Armenian Apostolic
Church: number of parishes 14
monastics -
educational institutions -
number of clergy 8
missions and brotherhoods -
19. Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons): number of parishes 17
monastics -
educational institutions -
number of clergy 173
missions and brotherhoods -
20. Jewish congregations:
number of parishes 88
monastics -
educational institutions 1 school, 20 students
number of clergy 42
missions and brotherhoods 2 missions
21. Muslims:
number of parishes 225
monastics -
educational institutions 2 schools, 58 students
number of clergy 240
missions and brotherhoods -
22. Society of Krishna
Consciousness: number of parishes 24
monastics -
educational institutions 1 school, 40 students
number of clergy 32
missions and brotherhoods -
23. Other eastern religions:
number of parishes 32
monastics -
educational institutions -
number of clergy 34
missions and brotherhoods 1 mission
24. Native Ukrainian
national faith (pagans): number of parishes 34
monastics -
educational institutions -
number of clergy 72
missions and brotherhoods 10 missions



In Ukraine there also are religious organization of a destructive, occultic, and neoprotestant character which are not registered with the state agencies and thus statistics about them do not exist.