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Updated January 2023

As the Hajj season gets closer, many pilgrims are waiting for their chance to perform the pilgrimage. Below we have gathered all the information about this year’s Hajj quota for all the countries in the world. Read further to find out.

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Hajj 2023 news

Saudi Arabia has issued a schedule of flights for Hajj 2023, with the first flights to the holy land set to commence in May. The phase will start on Sunday, May 21, 2023, and end on June 22, 2023, respectively. In addition, the departure phase will start on 2 July 2023 and will expire on 2 August 2023.

Moreover, Saudi Arabia has granted ‘unlimited’ permission to do the hajj this year, meaning that the pilgrims’ limitation due to the pandemic will be lifted. However, it has maintained a quota of roughly 180,000 Pakistani pilgrims, a major rise in the number of pilgrims from the nation.

Hajj 2023 quota

The Saudi Arabia Government has not finished deciding on the final quota for all countries for Hajj 2023. Yet, it is confirmed that the pilgrims’ quota for all countries in 2023 will return to what it was before the pandemic.

So far, only the countries listed below whose pilgrims quota has been fixed for the next Hajj season:

  • Algeria – 41,300
  • Bangladesh – 127,198
  • India – 175,025
  • Indonesia – 221,000
  • Iran – 87,550
  • Kyrgyzstan – 6,000
  • Malaysia – 31,600
  • Nigeria – 95,000
  • Oman – 14,000
  • Pakistan – 179,210
  • Russia – 25,000
  • Senegal – 12,800
  • Singapore – 900
  • South Africa – 2,500
  • Sudan – 32,000
  • Syria – 22,500
  • Tunisia – 10,982

Previous Hajj season’s quota

Some countries have secured any agreements with the Saudi Ministry of Hajj regarding the Hajj quota for this year but have not revealed the number of the quota based on the agreements. Some other countries have not reached any agreements at all.

Some countries have reached agreements with the Saudi Ministry of Hajj regarding the Hajj quota for this year, but they have yet to disclose the exact number. Others have not yet come to any agreements.

Below is the list of the Hajj quotas for these countries from last year.:

  • Afghanistan – 13,582
  • Australia – 2,090
  • Bahrain – 2,094
  • Belgium – 1,499
  • Cameroon – 4,527
  • Canada – 1951
  • Chad – 3,997
  • China – 9,190
  • Egypt – 35,375
  • Ethiopia – 19,619
  • France – 9,268
  • Germany – 4,125
  • Guinea – 4,527
  • Iraq – 15,252
  • Italy – 1,351
  • Jordan – 3,622
  • Kazakhstan – 4,527
  • Kenya – 4,527
  • Kuwait – 3,622
  • Lebanon – 2,716
  • Mali – 6,032
  • Morocco – 15,392
  • Myanmar – 2,173
  • Nepal – 543
  • New Zealand – 204
  • Niger – 7,194
  • Palestine – 2,988
  • Palestinians in Lebanon – 679
  • Qatar – 1,087
  • Somalia – 5,206
  • South Sudan – 616
  • Spain – 970
  • Sri Lanka – 1,585
  • Sweden – 1,182
  • Tanzania – 11,476
  • Turkey – 37,770
  • Uzbekistan – 10,865
  • Uganda – 4,871
  • United Arab Emirates – 2,820
  • United Kingdom – 12,348
  • United States of America – 9,504
  • Venezuela – 91
  • West Africa – 306
  • Yemen – 10,981

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