Saudi Arabia says Hajj 2016 receives 1.8 million pilgrims

Muslim pilgrims leave after they finished their prayers at Namira Mosque in Arafat. (Reuters)

The General Authority for Statistics in Saudi Arabia said that this year’s Hajj has seen a total of 1,862,909 pilgrims, of whom 1,325,372 pilgrims came from outside Saudi Arabia, while the total pilgrims inside totaled 537,537 pilgrims.

The total non-Saudi pilgrims numbered 1,692,417 pilgrims, while the total Saudi pilgrims reached 170,492 pilgrims.

Male pilgrims made up of 1,082,228 persons while the total female pilgrims reached 780,681 persons, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:48 - GMT 06:48