Camino de Santiago Statistics for January 2013

Pilgrim Statistics

 

Pilgrim Statistics for January 2013
(Source: The pilgrims office in Santiago)

  • During the month of January 2013 805 pilgrims were received at the Pilgrims’ Office. The number of pilgrims in the past Holy Year, 2010, during the same period was 1.169.
  • Of those pilgrims, 247 (30,68%) were women and 558 (69,32%) men.
  • 760 (94,41%) pilgrims arrived on foot,
  • 43 (5,34%) by Bicycle,
  • 2 (0,25%) on horseback, and
  • 0 (0,00%) pilgrims on wheelchair.

Pilgrims’ Age:

  • 248 pilgrims were younger than 30 years old (30,81%)
  • 512 were between 30 and 60 years old (63,60%)
  • 45 were aged above 60 years old (5,59%).

Pilgrims’ Motivation:

  • Religious: 352 (43,73%)
  • Religious and Cultural: 396 (49,19%)
  • Cultural: 57 (7,08%).

Pilgrims’ Nationality:

Spanish: 389 (48,32%);

  • Most of the pilgrims came from Andalucía, with 62 (15,94%);
  • Madrid, with 61 (15,68%);
  • Comunidad Valenciana, with 57 (14,65%);
  • Galicia, with 45 (11,57%);
  • Cataluña, with 41 (10,54%);
  • Baleares, with 26 (6,68%);
  • Extremadura, with 25 (6,43%);
  • Castilla León, with 16 (4,11%); etc.

Foreigners: 416 (51,68%); Most of the pilgrims come from the following countries:

  • Corea, with 118 (28,37%);
  • Portugal, with 47 (11,30%);
  • Alemania, with 35 (8,41%);
  • Italia, with 31 (7,45%);
  • Estados Unidos, with 30 (7,21%);
  • Brasil, with 19 (4,57%);
  • Australia, with 16 (3,85%);
  • Japón, with 14 (3,37%); etc.

Pilgrims’ Profession:
Regarding the professional fields, the majority of pilgrims are:

  • Estudiantes: 164 (20,37%);
  • Empleados: 151 (18,76%);
  • Liberales: 118 (14,66%);
  • Tecnicos: 87 (10,81%);
  • Profesores: 67 (8,32%);
  • Obreros: 57 (7,08%);
  • Funcionarios: 52 (6,46%);
  • Parados: 34 (4,22%);
  • Jubilados: 27 (3,35%);
  • Amas de Casa: 16 (1,99%);
  • Agricultores: 12 (1,49%);
  • Directivos: 6 (0,75%);
  • Artistas: 6 (0,75%);
  • Sacerdotes: 4 (0,50%);
  • Marinos: 3 (0,37%);
  • Deportistas: 1 (0,12%); etc.

Starting Points:
Most of the pilgrims received in this period started their Way to Santiago in:

  • Sarria: 159 (19,75%);
  • S. Jean P. Port: 120 (14,91%);
  • León: 47 (5,84%);
  • Tui: 45 (5,59%);
  • Cebreiro: 39 (4,84%);
  • Oporto: 34 (4,22%);
  • Roncesvalles: 31 (3,85%);
  • Pamplona: 31 (3,85%);
  • Ponferrada: 28 (3,48%);
  • Gudiña: 24 (2,98%);
  • Ferrol: 20 (2,48%);
  • Burgos: 18 (2,24%);
  • Astorga: 18 (2,24%);
  • Resto Portugal: 15 (1,86%);
  • Vilafranca: 15 (1,86%);
  • Oviedo – C.P.: 11 (1,37%);
  • Resto Asturias: 11 (1,37%);
  • Valença do Minho: 10 (1,24%);
  • Ourense: 9 (1,12%);
  • Lisboa: 8 (0,99%);
  • Irún: 7 (0,87%);
  • Vega de Valcarce: 5 (0,62%);
  • Ribadeo: 5 (0,62%);
  • Le Puy: 4 (0,50%);
  • Sevilla: 4 (0,50%);
  • Navarra: 4 (0,50%);
  • Alemania: 4 (0,50%);
  • Oviedo: 4 (0,50%);
  • Finisterra: 4 (0,50%);
  • Jaca: 3 (0,37%);
  • Fatima: 3 (0,37%);
  • Resto C. León: 3 (0,37%);
  • Carrión de los Condes: 3 (0,37%);
  • Logroño: 3 (0,37%);
  • Francia – C.F.: 3 (0,37%);
  • Sahagún: 3 (0,37%);
  • Bélgica: 2 (0,25%);
  • Madrid – C.F.: 2 (0,25%);
  • Roma: 2 (0,25%);
  • Santander: 2 (0,25%);
  • Lugo – C.P.: 2 (0,25%);
  • Braga: 2 (0,25%);
  • Samos: 2 (0,25%);
  • Mondoñedo: 2 (0,25%);
  • Resto Andalucia: 2 (0,25%);
  • Holanda: 2 (0,25%);
  • Faro: 1 (0,12%);
  • Muxia: 1 (0,12%);
  • Lourdes: 1 (0,12%);
  • La Bañeza: 1 (0,12%);
  • Cast. la Mancha – C.F.: 1 (0,12%);
  • Estella: 1 (0,12%);
  • Ponferrada. C.Inv.: 1 (0,12%);
  • Madrid – V.P.: 1 (0,12%);
  • Vezelay: 1 (0,12%);
  • Puente la Reina: 1 (0,12%);
  • Viana do Castelo: 1 (0,12%);
  • Zaragoza: 1 (0,12%);
  • Triacastela: 1 (0,12%);
  • París: 1 (0,12%);
  • Reino Unido C.Ing: 1 (0,12%);
  • Laza: 1 (0,12%);
  • Lourenzá: 1 (0,12%);
  • Viseu: 1 (0,12%);
  • Bilbao: 1 (0,12%);
  • Granja de Moreruela: 1 (0,12%);
  • Zamora: 1 (0,12%);
  • Andorra: 1 (0,12%);
  • Avilés: 1 (0,12%);
  • Com. Valenciana – C.F.: 1 (0,12%);
  • Canfranc: 1 (0,12%);
  • Castilla la Mancha otros: 1 (0,12%);
  • Gijón: 1 (0,12%);
  • Abadin: 1 (0,12%);
  • Puebla de Sanabria: 1 (0,12%);
  • Resto Asturias – C.P.: 1 (0,12%); etc.

The Chosen Routes:
Most of the pilgrims chose:

  • Frances-Camino de: 562 (69,81%);
  • Portugues-Camino: 120 (14,91%);
  • Via de la Plata: 45 (5,59%);
  • Norte-Camino de: 36 (4,47%);
  • Ingles-Camino: 21 (2,61%);
  • Primitivo-Camino: 14 (1,74%);
  • Muxia-Finisterre: 5 (0,62%);
  • Otros caminos: 2 (0,25%); etc.

(Source: The pilgrims office in Santiago)

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  • chinito

    I want to do the camino in this month.My camino is the Camino Primitivo ( start in Oviedo, Asturias). Is too much cold to walk? what is more better to do, now or in March? Thanks a lot.

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