Ukraine Population and Religion Percentage
Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It is the second-largest country in Europe, after Russia, and the eighth-most populous country in Europe. As per the UN World Population Prospects, the population of Ukraine in 2021 is 43,733,759 (43.7 million or 43.7 Crores).
Before the full-scale Russian invasion, 42-43 million people lived in Ukraine, excluding the territories that Russia was occupying — Crimea and eastern Ukraine. As of 8 November 2022, over 7.8 million Ukrainian refugees were forced to leave Ukraine.
Estimated Population of Ukraine in 2023: 37 million or 3.7 Crore
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|Share of World Pop.||0.56%|
|Land Area||579,300 sq. km (223,700 sq. mi)|
|Pop. Density||75 person/sq.km|
|Infant mortality rate**||6|
|Median Age||41.2 years|
|Life Expectancy||72.50 yers|
Religion in Ukraine
Christianity is the main religion in Ukraine and 87% of the population follows Christianity. Ukraine has the world’s second-largest Eastern Orthodox population, after Russia.
Among Christians Eastern Orthodox is followed by the majority, 72.7% of the population declared themselves to be Orthodox, 8.8% Greek Rite Catholics, 2.3% Protestants, and 0.9% Latin Rite Catholics. Other Christians comprised 2.3%.
According to the KIIS study, roughly 58.3% of the Ukrainian Orthodox population were members of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, and 25.4% were members of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate).
Non-Christian faiths account for 1%, and the remaining 11% are classified as unaffiliated, which can mean agnostic, atheist, or “nothing in particular.”
Other Religions include Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and smaller faiths.
Religion Percentage in Ukraine
|Other Christians||– 2.3%|
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Source: Census 2020
Source: United Nation World Populations Prospects
*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.
**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.