Who walks The Camino de Santiago
Some statistics for The Camino de Santiago (2021):
Who will follow the pilgrimage route - Camino de Santiago in 2021?
Nearly 200,000 persons in the holy year of Xacobeo
Of these in 2021 were:
Average Age Pilgrims:
30-60 Years 58%
Under 30 26%
Older than 60 16%
Does the Camino:
93% on foot
6% on the bike.
1% other (horse, wheelchair)
They come from:
Other countries together 17%
In total, about 120 countries are represented.
They follow the which caminos:
Camino Frances 55%
Camino Portugués 19%
Sarria remains the most popular place to start, 31% of all pilgrims start their Camino here, the last 100km on the Camino Frances.
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SOURCE: Statistics | Pilgrim's welcome office (oficinadelperegrino.com)