El Correo Gallego had a good looking graphic that shows some pilgrim statistics from 2006 and 2007 a few days ago.
Rebekah Scott and her husband moved to Moratinos in Spain and are now living ON the camino to Santiago de Compostela. They have an active blog that is well worth a read if you are interested in the Spanish way of life.
If you have walked the street of Santiago de Compostela old town, you may have heard some blues guitar played by our own Jazz Man. He used to sit in Rua de Vilar, but lately I have seen him on Plaza de Quintana.