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May pilgrim statistics


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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:
The stats for May have been on the web site - in Spanish - for a while. They have not yet been translated for the English link.
9.986 pilgrims received the Compostela in Maycompared with 9.306 last year.
3.866 (38,71%) were women and 6.120 (61,29%) were men
8.158 (81,69%) walked, 1.769 (17,71%) cycled, 56 (0,56%) on horseback and 3 by wheelchair.

3.462 (34,66%) were Spanish: The rest were German 1.408 (21,58%); French 1.093 (16,75%); Italian 727 (11,14%); Austrian 319 (4,88%); From Holland 295 (4,52%); Canada 290 (4,44%); Portugal 287 (4,39%); UK 284 (4,35%) y USA 228 (3,49%)

Camino Frances 8,332 (83,43%); Portuguese Way 619 (6,19%), Silver Route 530 (5,30%), Camino Norte 342 (3,42%), Primitivo 82 (0,82%)

Starting place:
Saint Jean Pied de Port, 1,543 (15.45 %); Sarria, 1,222 (12,23%); Roncesvalles 845 (8,46%); Leon 674 (6,74%); Cebreiro 517 (5,17%), Le Puy 466 (4,66%), Pamplona 458 (4,58%); Ponferrada 435 (4,35%); Astorga 430 (4,30%), Burgos 352 (3,52%), etc.

You can find all the stats at Click on the colour shell and then on the flag of your language.
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