2,927,717 pilgrims performed Hajj this year
November 6, 2011
The Central Department of Statistics and Information (CDSI) today released the final figures for this year’s Hajj.
It reported that the total number of pilgrims for 1432 (2011) was 2,927,717, up five percent from the previous year. 1,828,195 pilgrims have arrived from outside the Kingdom and 1,099,522 pilgrims came from within the Kingdom. The vast majority of the domestic pilgrims were non-Saudis residents, CDSI reported.