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  1. Bradypus

    Record numbers of tourists and pilgrims for first quarter of 2022

    A news item reports that Santiago de Compostela has received record high numbers of overnight tourist stays and also of pilgrims arriving in the first three months of this year.
  2. Jan Runkel

    Report ?

    I've already received 2 Compostela for completing routes, and don't need more. I'm still walking other routes. Is reporting activity helpful, or not important?
  3. isawtman

    How many people are starting from SJPDP each day

    I was wondering if there is any way of finding out how many people start out at St Jean Pied de Port each day. For instance, there is a counter on the internet on how many people receive their Compostela each day in Santiago. Here's where it would come into play: if 500 people started the...
  4. Tony Murray

    Numbers of pilgrims starting at SJPP

    Hi to all, is there a site that provides up-to-date data on the daily or weekly numbers of pilgrims beginning at St Jean Pied de Port? Basically, I am trying to find out if the numbers are high or low at a particular time (June) to help me plan my Camino. I would prefer not to book too far in...
  5. diegoromerosm

    Daily pilgrim arrivals - just starting

    Hello everyone! I have started to collect the data of daily arrivals of pilgrims to Santiago and to update them automatically on a daily basis. As you know, the Pilgrim's Office only offers this information on its website every day but not in the consolidated statistics it publishes. Over...
  6. J Willhaus

    300 pilgrims in a month

    Sorry to bombard you with Spanish newspaper articles, but there have been several articles this month from La Voz in Santiago.This one says that since the new Pilgrim office opened midSeptember in Montefort that they saw about 300 pilgrims walking the Invierno. Of those 75% were Spaniards. The...
  7. F

    SJPP statistics

    Greetings Nerds! I keep up the statistics page in the American Pilgrims' website. ( I'm looking for St. Jean departure numbers for 2020 and, if possible, 2021 YTD. Years through 2019 are available at But I'm drawing...
  8. trecile

    Thinking of starting from SJPdP in September? Consider this

    September has become the most popular month to start from St Jean Pied de Port. A couple of years ago I remember reading accounts of 400+ pilgrims per day setting out from SJPdP, and the statistics from the Pilgrims Office in St Jean bear this out. I snipped a couple of charts As you can...
  9. Marc S.

    Arrivals in Santiago - statistics for april

    For those interested, the Oficina Peregrino has published its statistics for April In April, 977 pilgrims arrived in Santiago. This is a significant increase compared to March, when there were only 194. Not surprisingly, a majority was Spanish (783), of whom a majority was Galician (666). For...
  10. Marc S.

    Some recent statistics on arrivals in Santiago

    For those interested. The Officina Peregrino has published its statistics about arrivals in March. It turns out that 194 pilgrims arrived in Santiago, (not surpisingsly) the majority of those being Spanish, and (not surprisingly) the majority of those being Galician. As some of the 'Officina...
  11. diegoromerosm

    Some help with a survey about motivations, sharing and preparation

    Hi guys, I've shared the full statistics from 2004 based on Pilgrims' Office in this post but as you may know, it's not enough. I'm very passionated about analytics and I really appreciated if you can help me with this survey regarding motivations, caminos (an number of them), preparation...
  12. diegoromerosm

    Full interactive stats since 2004

    Hello everyone, I have published a webpage with statistics based on figures from the Pilgrim's Office since 2004 that can be explored interactively by seeing their evolution over time by months. Would you like to try them and tell me what would you add / remove / modify to improve them? Of...
  13. jungleboy

    Nearly 85% Decrease in Pilgrims in 2020

    Although the 2020 full year statistics are not yet available from the Pilgrim Office, all the monthly reports from 2020 are, so I have used these to create an analysis of how the pandemic affected the camino in 2020. The biggest takeaway is this: For those interested in more information, the...
  14. jungleboy

    Quiz No.3!

    A couple of weeks ago while doing some research for this Holy Year article (spoiler alert: it pretty much gives away the answers but not the order), I was looking at the popularity of various routes and that seems like a good topic for our next quiz! According to the 2019 pilgrim's office...
  15. jungleboy

    A little quiz

    For a bit of fun: Do you know, or can you guess, which are the SIX most popular starting points for the Camino Francés (based on 2019 whole-year pilgrim office statistics)? Three or four are fairly obvious, of course, but there are a few contenders for the last couple of spots. Can you guess...
  16. alansykes

    August 2020 pilgrim statistics At 19,812 compostelas given out in August, twice as many as in July, but only a third the number of August 2019.
  17. ivar

    3000 Compostelas this weekend
  18. ELHS220

    2019 Statistics
  19. Ungawawa

    Those misleading pilgrim office statistics

    One of the ways I moonlight is to offer free advice to first-time pilgrims on Facebook groups, and recently I had a chap tell me that he wanted his camino (Frances from SJPdP) to be solitary, so he'd decided to go off-season in April! I had to stifle a chuckle to myself, as anyone who's walking...
  20. Bradypus

    300,000 Compostelas issued so far this year

    La Voz de Galicia has noted a special reception for the 300,000th pilgrim this year to receive a Compostela. A landmark figure which has been reached two weeks earlier than in 2018...