Recent poll: Majority of Orthodox Ukrainians affiliate themselves with the Kyiv Patriarchate
In Ukraine, 45.2% of Orthodox Christians affiliate themselves with the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyiv Patriarchate. This is evidenced by the results of a survey conducted in late August – early September jointly by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology, the Razumkov Center and SOCIS, according to Gordonua.com.
16.9% of respondents who identified themselves as Orthodox regcognized themselves as adherents of the UOC-Moscow Patriarchate. 2.1% of those polled admitted affiliation with the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church.
33.9% of the participants of the study chose the answer “I'm simply Orthodox, I do not affiliate with any denomination.”
In total, 68.8% of the respondents recognized themselves as Orthodox.
The surveys were conducted from August 30 to September 9. Using the method of standardized face-to-face interviews, 10,005 people aged 18 and older were interviewed at their place of residence. The statistical sampling error does not exceed 1%.