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Interesting stats from St Jean for 2008


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2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
Top 5 Nationalities:
The French represent 23.2% of the total with 7837, Germans (18.1%) 6111, Spanish (10.8%) 3646 and Italians (10.3%) 3477, Canada 1373. (GB 7th 884 and USA 10th with 770)

In 2008 44% were Women. It's a bit higher than in previous years.
For the 12 largest countries (by the number of pilgrims), the percentage of women is, in descending order

58.4% for the South Koreans,
57.1% for Canadian women,
53% for North American,
49% for Swiss and Irish,
48.2% for French women,
± 41% for Germans, Dutch and Belgians,
34% for Italians and the British
31.6% for Spanish ... /stats.pdf
When you walk the Camino, and suddenly a pandemic appears
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