Country: Ukraine

Number of People Groups

80

People Groups Unreached

29 (36.3%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

39,615,000

Population in Unreached

418,000 (1.1%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

72.63%

% Evangelical

3.63%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.1%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
 Abkhaz 1,300 306,000 Abkhaz Non-Religious 20.00 % 1.00 % -
 Adyghe 500 715,000 Adyghe Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Afghan, Tajik 1,000 11,917,000 Dari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Albanian 2,700 5,143,000 Albanian, Gheg Islam 15.00 % 0.50 % -
 Americans, U.S. 600 195,898,000 English Christianity 82.00 % 28.90 % -
 Arab, Uzbeki 5,400 23,000 Arabic, Uzbeki Spoken Islam 10.00 % 0.50 % -
 Armenian 81,000 5,945,000 Armenian, Western Christianity 94.00 % 8.70 % -
 Assyrian 2,600 949,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 87.00 % 2.00 % -
 Avar 1,200 894,000 Avar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Azerbaijani 37,000 9,141,000 Azerbaijani, North Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bashkir 3,500 1,698,000 Bashkort Islam 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Belarusian 225,000 9,460,000 Belarusian Christianity 71.00 % 1.40 % -
 Bulgarian 167,000 6,846,000 Bulgarian Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 % -
 Chechen 2,300 1,719,000 Chechen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chinese, general 2,200 15,816,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 7.00 % 5.00 % -
 Chuvash 8,600 1,497,000 Chuvash Christianity 35.00 % 2.00 % -
 Czech 4,800 10,665,000 Czech Non-Religious 26.00 % 0.70 % -
 Dargin 1,300 457,000 Dargwa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Deaf 199,000 49,091,000 Ukrainian Sign Language Christianity 79.01 % -
 Eskimo, Siberian 100 5,100 Yupik, Saint Lawrence Island Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 0.80 % -
 Estonian 2,300 1,132,000 Estonian, Standard Non-Religious 45.00 % 4.90 % -
 Finnish 600 5,681,000 Finnish Christianity 84.00 % 12.10 % -
 Gagauz 26,000 152,000 Gagauz Christianity 75.00 % 2.00 % -
 Georgian 28,000 3,314,000 Georgian Christianity 76.00 % 1.70 % -
 German 27,000 66,126,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 Gilyak, Nivkh 500 5,200 Gilyak Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.50 % -
 Greek 75,000 10,503,000 Urum Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 1,800 925,789,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 % -
 Hungarian 128,000 12,013,000 Hungarian Christianity 88.00 % 2.80 % -
 Izhor, Ingrian 700 1,000 Ukrainian Christianity 74.00 % 0.80 % -
 Jew, Karaite 1,100 1,800 Karaim Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jew, Ukrainian 183,000 794,000 Yiddish, Eastern Ethnic Religions 4.70 % 4.00 % -
 Karelian 1,200 76,000 Karelian Christianity 69.00 % 1.50 % -
 Kazakh 4,500 17,834,000 Kazakh Islam 0.20 % 0.04 % 1
 Komi-Permyat 900 99,000 Komi-Permyak Christianity 40.00 % 0.50 % -
 Komi-Zyrian 1,000 233,000 Komi-Zyrian Non-Religious 33.00 % 0.50 % -
 Korean 10,000 81,880,000 Korean Non-Religious 31.00 % 16.80 % -
 Kumyk 600 512,000 Kumyk Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji 1,700 16,271,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kyrgyz 900 5,815,000 Kyrgyz Islam 5.00 % 0.70 % 1
 Lak 800 176,000 Lak Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Latvian 4,100 1,421,000 Latvian, Standard Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 % -
 Lezgin 3,500 830,000 Lezgi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lithuanian 5,900 2,843,000 Lithuanian Christianity 85.00 % 1.10 % -
 Moldovans 211,000 3,198,000 Romanian Christianity 73.00 % 3.70 % -
 Mordvinian 7,600 106,000 Erzya Christianity 61.00 % 2.00 % -
 Orochi 800 1,400 Oroch Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Orok 900 1,200 Orok Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Ossette 3,900 587,000 Ossetic Christianity 46.00 % 3.00 % -
 Pashtun, Southern 800 10,913,000 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Polish 118,000 44,326,000 Polish Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 % -
 Romani, Balkan 547,000 1,164,000 Romani, Balkan Christianity 70.00 % 0.90 % -
 Romani, Baltic 1,700 32,000 Romani, Baltic Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 % -
 Romani, Carpathian 39,000 215,000 Romani, Carpathian Christianity 80.00 % 2.00 % -
 Romani, Vlax 8,000 1,151,000 Romani, Vlax Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 % -
 Romanian 123,000 21,453,000 Romanian Christianity 97.00 % 5.40 % -
 Russian 6,706,000 134,085,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 2.43 % -
 Ruthenian, Rusyn 8,400 84,000 Rusyn Christianity 85.00 % 3.70 % -
 Saami, Kildin 100 500 Saami, Kildin Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 % -
 Serb 500 8,614,000 Serbian Christianity 80.00 % 0.60 % -
 Slovak 5,200 5,228,000 Slovak Christianity 93.00 % 1.20 % -
 South Asian, general 8,100 12,066,000 Hindi Hinduism 4.00 % 2.50 % -
 Spaniard 800 29,748,000 Spanish Christianity 77.00 % 1.00 % -
 Tabasaran 800 152,000 Tabasaran Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tajik 3,500 10,431,000 Tajik Islam 1.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Tatar 60,000 6,377,000 Tatar Islam 1.50 % 0.20 % 1
 Tatar, Crimean 265,000 589,000 Crimean Tatar Islam 0.12 % 0.10 % 5
 Tatar, Judeo-Crimean 1,500 1,500 Ukrainian Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thai 3,500 24,196,000 Thai Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Turk 3,200 65,529,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk, Meskhetian 3,200 306,000 Ukrainian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turkmen 3,000 8,428,000 Turkmen Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Udin 500 14,000 Udi Christianity 86.00 % 1.00 % -
 Udmurt 3,800 577,000 Udmurt Christianity 55.00 % 0.10 % -
 Ukrainian 30,205,000 34,756,000 Ukrainian Christianity 75.00 % 4.05 % -
 Uzbek, Northern 10,000 31,980,000 Uzbek, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Vepsian 200 8,600 Veps Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 % -
 Vietnamese 3,100 85,785,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % -
 Yazidi 1,800 782,000 Kurdish, Northern Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yukaghir, Chuvan 200 2,300 Ukrainian Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  80 39,615,000         29 72.63 % 3.63 % 33 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 87,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 39,702,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Cherkasy 1,241,000
Chernihiv 1,101,000
Chernivtsi 816,000
Crimea 1,799,000
Dnipropetrovs'k 3,156,000
Donets'k 4,282,000
Ivano-Frankivs'k 1,247,000
Kharkiv 2,577,000
Kherson 1,039,000
Khmel'nyts'kyy 1,266,000
Kiev 1,617,000
Kiev City 2,309,000
Kirovohrad 1,002,000
L'viv 2,324,000
Luhans'k 2,252,000
Mykolayiv 1,119,000
Odessa 2,184,000
Poltava 1,442,000
Rivne 1,037,000
Sevastopol' 335,000
Sumy 1,150,000
Ternopil' 1,010,000
Transcarpathia 1,114,000
Vinnytsya 1,567,000
Volyn 938,000
Zaporizhzhya 1,706,000
Zhytomyr 1,229,000
Provinces:  27 42,859,000
UN Country Population 39,702,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Abkhaz abk 1 0 New Testament
Adyghe ady 1 1 New Testament
Albanian, Gheg aln 1 0 New Testament
Arabic, Uzbeki Spoken auz 1 0 Unspecified
Armenian, Western hyw 1 0 Complete Bible
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete Bible
Avar ava 1 1 New Testament
Azerbaijani, North azj 1 1 Complete Bible
Bashkort bak 1 1 New Testament
Belarusian bel 1 0 Complete Bible
Bulgarian bul 1 0 Complete Bible
Chechen che 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 2 0 Complete Bible
Chuvash chv 1 0 Complete Bible
Crimean Tatar crh 1 1 Complete Bible
Czech ces 1 0 Complete Bible
Dargwa dar 1 1 Bible Portions
Dari prs 1 1 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Erzya myv 1 0 New Testament
Estonian, Standard ekk 1 0 Complete Bible
Finnish fin 1 0 Complete Bible
Gagauz gag 1 0 New Testament
Georgian kat 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Gilyak niv 1 0 Bible Portions
Hindi hin 1 0 Complete Bible
Hungarian hun 1 0 Complete Bible
Karaim kdr 1 1 Bible Portions
Karelian krl 1 0 New Testament
Kazakh kaz 1 1 Complete Bible
Komi-Permyak koi 1 0 New Testament
Komi-Zyrian kpv 1 0 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Kumyk kum 1 1 New Testament
Kurdish, Northern kmr 2 2 Complete Bible
Kyrgyz kir 1 1 Complete Bible
Lak lbe 1 1 Bible Portions
Latvian, Standard lvs 1 0 Complete Bible
Lezgi lez 1 1 New Testament
Lithuanian lit 1 0 Complete Bible
Oroch oac 1 1 Unspecified
Orok oaa 1 1 Unspecified
Ossetic oss 1 0 Complete Bible
Pashto, Southern pbt 1 1 Bible Portions
Polish pol 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Balkan rmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Baltic rml 1 0 Complete Bible
Romani, Carpathian rmc 1 0 New Testament
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 0 Complete Bible
Romanian ron 2 0 Complete Bible
Russian rus 1 0 Complete Bible
Rusyn rue 1 0 Bible Portions
Saami, Kildin sjd 1 0 Bible Portions
Serbian srp 1 0 Complete Bible
Slovak slk 1 0 Complete Bible
Spanish spa 1 0 Complete Bible
Tabasaran tab 1 1 New Testament
Tajik tgk 1 1 Complete Bible
Tatar tat 1 1 Complete Bible
Thai tha 1 1 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Turkmen tuk 1 1 Complete Bible
Udi udi 1 0 Unspecified
Udmurt udm 1 0 Complete Bible
Ukrainian ukr 5 3 Complete Bible
Ukrainian Sign Language ukl 1 0 Bible Portions
Urum uum 1 0 Translation Needed
Uzbek, Northern uzn 1 1 Complete Bible
Veps vep 1 0 New Testament
Vietnamese vie 1 0 Complete Bible
Yiddish, Eastern ydd 1 0 Complete Bible
Yupik, Saint Lawrence Island ess 1 0 Complete Bible
Totals: 73 80 29   39 57 61 52 37
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  • Christian media opportunities
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  • Christian medical outreaches

Ukraine Statistics
People Groups 80
Unreached People Groups 29  (36.3%)
Population 39,615,000
Population Annual Growth Rate -0.5%
Population in Unreached 418,000  (1.1%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 72.6%
Percent Evangelical 3.6%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.1%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 33
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 69%
Continent Europe
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window No
Country Code UP
Official Language(s) UkrainianRussian
Literacy Rate 99%
Estimated Illiterate Population 396,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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