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Mequeja - Chiapas

Facts about Mequeja

Location of Mequeja

Mequeja is located in the municipality of Chilón in the Mexican state of Chiapas with the GPS coordinates:
Longitude (dec): -92.235000
Latitude (dec): 16.959722

Height over sea level of Mequeja

The locations medium height over sea level is 1100 meters.

Population in Mequeja

The over all population of Mequeja is 756 persons, 381 of them are male and 375 of them are female.

Age distribution

The population of this place consists of 401 minors and 355 adults, with 39 of them being 60 years and older.

Indigenous population of Mequeja

756 inhabitants of the location Mequeja in Mexico live in indigenous households. 671 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 220 people, while 450 as well speak Spanish.

Social structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 16 citizens of Mequeja.

Economic situation

In Mequeja exist about 143 households.

Of these households 143 are common houses or apartments, 51 are without floor and about 5 consist of one room only.

136 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 143 are connected to the public water supply, 134 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 0 households to own a computer, 0 own a washing machine and 11 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Mequeja

Besides the 144 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 23 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

142 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 223 persons did not finish the school. 33 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 18 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 28 aged 15 to 24 years visited a school, the medium time school is visited through the whole population is 4 years.

Map of Mequeja

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