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Facts about Chamula

Location of Chamula

Chamula is located in the municipality of Chamula in the Mexican state of Chiapas with the GPS coordinates:
Longitude (dec): -92.689167
Latitude (dec): 16.787500

Height over sea level of Chamula

The locations medium height over sea level is 2260 meters.

Population in Chamula

The over all population of Chamula is 2959 persons, 1418 of them are male and 1541 of them are female.

Age distribution

The population of this place consists of 1475 minors and 1484 adults, with 154 of them being 60 years and older.

Indigenous population of Chamula

2851 inhabitants of the location Chamula in Mexico live in indigenous households. 2457 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 939 people, while 1512 as well speak Spanish.

Social structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 147 citizens of Chamula.

Economic situation

In Chamula exist about 636 households.

Of these households 646 are common houses or apartments, 222 are without floor and about 105 consist of one room only.

565 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 590 are connected to the public water supply, 610 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 10 households to own a computer, 16 own a washing machine and 284 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Chamula

Besides the 879 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 203 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

879 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 597 persons did not finish the school. 109 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 71 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 78 aged 15 to 24 years visited a school, the medium time school is visited through the whole population is 3 years.

Map of Chamula

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