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Vaalchen - Chiapas

Facts about Vaalchen

Location of Vaalchen

Vaalchen is located in the municipality of Chamula in the Mexican state of Chiapas with the GPS coordinates:
Longitude (dec): -92.596667
Latitude (dec): 16.858889

Height over sea level of Vaalchen

The locations medium height over sea level is 2361 meters.

Population in Vaalchen

The over all population of Vaalchen is 422 persons, 219 of them are male and 203 of them are female.

Age distribution

The population of this place consists of 225 minors and 197 adults, with 28 of them being 60 years and older.

Indigenous population of Vaalchen

422 inhabitants of the location Vaalchen in Mexico live in indigenous households. 355 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 125 people, while 229 as well speak Spanish.

Social structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 13 citizens of Vaalchen.

Economic situation

In Vaalchen exist about 83 households.

Of these households 83 are common houses or apartments, 68 are without floor and about 20 consist of one room only.

83 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 78 are connected to the public water supply, 82 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 0 households to own a computer, 0 own a washing machine and 24 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Vaalchen

Besides the 103 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 19 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

100 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 119 persons did not finish the school. 5 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 0 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 9 aged 15 to 24 years visited a school, the medium time school is visited through the whole population is 3 years.

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