The average person (moderately active) takes around 7,500 steps/day. If this was maintained daily through the age of 80, you will have walked about 216,262,500 steps throughout your life. With an average of 5.9 kilometers (3.7 miles) per day, an average person will walk the distance of about 177,000 kilometers (110,000 miles) in their lifetime. This is equivalent to walking five times around the earth. Right on the equator.