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Pilalchén - Chiapas

Facts about Pilalchén

Location of Pilalchén

Pilalchén is located in the municipality of Chamula in the Mexican state of Chiapas with the GPS coordinates:
Longitude (dec): -92.685278
Latitude (dec): 16.842778

Height over sea level of Pilalchén

The locations medium height over sea level is 2200 meters.

Population in Pilalchén

The over all population of Pilalchén is 692 persons, 325 of them are male and 367 of them are female.

Age distribution

The population of this place consists of 353 minors and 339 adults, with 41 of them being 60 years and older.

Indigenous population of Pilalchén

692 inhabitants of the location Pilalchén in Mexico live in indigenous households. 588 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 287 people, while 299 as well speak Spanish.

Social structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 4 citizens of Pilalchén.

Economic situation

In Pilalchén exist about 137 households.

Of these households 137 are common houses or apartments, 48 are without floor and about 32 consist of one room only.

103 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 61 are connected to the public water supply, 119 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 0 households to own a computer, 0 own a washing machine and 45 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Pilalchén

Besides the 171 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 21 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

145 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 224 persons did not finish the school. 12 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 2 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 21 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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