81% of Ukrainians believe in God, - opinion poll
This is evidenced by the survey data of the Democratic Initiatives Foundation and the Razumkov Center, according to RBC-Ukraine.
In the West of Ukraine, the population is the most religious, 95% of people believe in God there, the least religious population is in the South of Ukraine (75%), in the center and East there are equal numbers of believers - 81%.
With age, faith in God increases - among those who are 60 or more, 85% believe in God, and among 18-29-year-olds, only 76% do.
The higher is the educational level of people, the lower their faith in God. Thus, the highest percentage (90%) of those who answered that they believe in God was among respondents with incomplete secondary education. Among those who have secondary special education, it is 79%, while among people with higher or incomplete education is 80%.
The Razumkov Center conducted the survey and the Democratic Initiatives Foundation from July 3 to 9, 2020, using face-to-face interviews at the respondents ' place of residence. Two thousand twenty-two respondents were surveyed throughout Ukraine, except for the territories occupied by Russia.
We note that according to the KIIS survey, in February 2020, among the three largest churches in Ukraine, citizens had the best attitude towards the Orthodox Church of Ukraine and the worst towards the UOC of the Moscow Patriarchate.
As reported, according to a KIIS survey, two-thirds of Ukrainians (65.7%) believe that the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine Epifaniy should lead the Church after the unification of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the UOC of the Moscow Patriarchate.