Since when does GaStat carry out pilgrims’ enumeration?
GaStat carries out pilgrims’ enumeration since 1390H (1971 AD)
What is the used method of counting pilgrims?
GaStat uses the comprehensive enumeration method to count domestic and international pilgrims. Pilgrims residing in Makkah are counted using the field survey method.
What is the method used in counting pilgrims? How to ensure the accuracy and quality of data?
To maintain the accuracy and quality of data, GaStat staff uses smart tablets connected to a unified database connected to the Hajj Statistics Centre to follow the process of enumeration in an accurate and comprehensive way.
What are the main entry points of Makkah?
Domestic pilgrims are counted in six main entry points, which are: Makkah centre/ Jeddah Highway – Makkah centre/Jeaddah Old Road -Tan’eim centre- Al Sraie’a centre- Alkarr Centre – South centre.
What are Makkah supportive entry points?
GaStat has established supportive centres to support the main entry points, which are: Jeddah supportive centres-Al Madina center- Abiar Ali centre –Alta’if center- Al Sail Al Kabir
Who are included in the enumeration?
Any pilgrim wearing Ihram is included in the count.