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Tzajalum - Chiapas

Facts about Tzajalum

Location of Tzajalum

Tzajalum is located in the municipality of Chamula in the Mexican state of Chiapas with the GPS coordinates:
Longitude (dec): -92.783889
Latitude (dec): 16.802222

Height over sea level of Tzajalum

The locations medium height over sea level is 2080 meters.

Population in Tzajalum

The over all population of Tzajalum is 304 persons, 140 of them are male and 164 of them are female.

Age distribution

The population of this place consists of 130 minors and 174 adults, with 24 of them being 60 years and older.

Indigenous population of Tzajalum

299 inhabitants of the location Tzajalum in Mexico live in indigenous households. 269 of the citizens 5 years and older, speak an indigenous language. The count of people who only speak an indigenous language without having knowledge of the Spanish language is 151 people, while 118 as well speak Spanish.

Social structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 0 citizens of Tzajalum.

Economic situation

In Tzajalum exist about 66 households.

Of these households 67 are common houses or apartments, 25 are without floor and about 8 consist of one room only.

49 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 0 are connected to the public water supply, 66 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 0 households to own a computer, 0 own a washing machine and 30 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Tzajalum

Besides the 126 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 19 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

120 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 77 persons did not finish the school. 0 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 0 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 5 aged 15 to 24 years visited a school, the medium time school is visited through the whole population is 2 years.

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