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Information and facts about the municipality of Palenque

Location of Palenque

The municipality of Palenque is located in the Mexican state of Chiapas México

Population of Palenque

The overall population of the municipality named Palenque is 97991 citizens, 48373 males and 49618 females.

Age distribution

The population of Palenque is divided into 47038 minors and 50953 adults, with 4955 of them older than 60 years.

Indigenous population of Palenque

50414 people in Palenque live in indigenous households. An indigenous language is spoken by 37032 people who are older than 5 years. The number of people who only speak an indigenous language is 5138 and 31236 speak both an indigenous language and Spanish.

Social Structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 19110 citizens of Palenque.

Economic situation

In Palenque about 20669 households are registered.

20747 of these households are common houses or apartments, 5554 are without floor and about 4482 consist of one room only.

15865 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 15736 are connected to the public water supply, 18690 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 788 households to own a computer, 4513 own a washing machine and 12838 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Palenque

Besides the 13045 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 1603 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

12242 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 24785 persons did not finish the school. 9306 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 11024 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 6562 aged 15 to 24 years visited a school, the medium time school is visited through the whole population is 6 years.

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