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Nuevo Canán - Chiapas

Facts about Nuevo Canán

Location of Nuevo Canán

Nuevo Canán is located in the municipality of Ocosingo in the Mexican state of Chiapas with the GPS coordinates:
Longitude (dec): -91.477222
Latitude (dec): 17.170556

Height over sea level of Nuevo Canán

The locations medium height over sea level is 178 meters.

Population in Nuevo Canán

The over all population of Nuevo Canán is 373 persons, 185 of them are male and 188 of them are female.

Age distribution

The population of this place consists of 194 minors and 179 adults, with 11 of them being 60 years and older.

Indigenous population of Nuevo Canán

323 inhabitants of the location Nuevo Canán in Mexico live in indigenous households. 274 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 12 people, while 260 as well speak Spanish.

Social structure

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

Economic situation

In Nuevo Canán exist about 57 households.

Of these households 65 are common houses or apartments, 22 are without floor and about 2 consist of one room only.

31 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 53 are connected to the public water supply, 52 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 0 households to own a computer, 0 own a washing machine and 22 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Nuevo Canán

Besides the 73 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 3 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

74 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 81 persons did not finish the school. 30 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 20 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 18 aged 15 to 24 years visited a school, the medium time school is visited through the whole population is 4 years.

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