Ukraine UA

4,395,936

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

118,959

Indicated decisions 2014

44.6 million

Population

35.9 million

Christians
1.7 million are evangelical

For detailed information on the Primary and Secondary Cultural Characteristics, go here.

  • Stats for Ukraine
  • Social Control

    Shame-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None.
  • Top 25 Stats

    Total Christians- 35.9 M (19th); Total Gospel Visits- 4.4 M (22nd).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Muslim.
  • Human Development Index

    83/187
  • Internet Access

    37.49% (87th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Ukrainian (72.1%); Russian (13.2%); Polish (2.3%); Romani/Gypsy (1.5%); Turkic/Altaic (1%).
  • Common Languages

    Ukrainian, Russian.
  • Economy

    Mineral deposits and agriculture are the basis of economy; Are dependent on Russian trade.
    Transition to market economy has been crippled by corruption and by declining towns.
  • History / Politics

    Dominated and fought over for centuries; Gained independence from Soviet Union in 1991.
    Deeply divided between those who want ties with Russia and those who want ties with West.
    Without a resolution of this, there will continue to be strife and lack of direction.
    There is a lot of hopelessness, alcoholism, and AIDS.
    Orange Revolution in 2005 was nonviolent and resulted in greater freedom, but little change.
    Ukraine forms a bridge from East to West; Orthodox and Catholic churches exist together.
    A lot of orphans and street children need to be ministered to by Christian workers.
  • Spirituality

    Christianity has been here since 1,000 A.D., but deeply persecuted under Soviet rule.
    Millions of Christians died until freed from Soviet domination in 1991.
    There is a spiritual drive and vision that is much better than it has been before.
    Evangelicals and Charismatics have thrived even during persecution.
    Ukraine sends out Christian workers all over the former Soviet Union.
  • Prayers

    Pray for the continued growth of Evangelicals and Charismatics.
    Pray for revival in the Orthodox and Catholic churches.

Note:

All of the information on the number of Christians and Evangelicals is from Pray for the World! or Operation World.