What is the average walking speed?

When we talk about the average speed at which we walk, we are considering the pace when someone is walking calmly. Indeed, the average walking speed is also dependent on factors such as age, health and stamina. But we assume that the average walking speed is about 3.1 mph (5 km/h).



How many kilometres do you walk on average in your life?

Someone who reaches the age of 80 years old, has walked on average almost 75.000 miles (120.000 kilometres).

Do people in other countries tend to walk faster?

No, in other countries the average speed of walking is also about 3.1 mph (5 km/h). The reason that most people walk at the same speed is that people all over the world tend to walk in the same way.


See besides average walking speed also:
Average Bike Speed 
Average Cycling Speed
Average Train Speed
Average Running Speed