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El Desierto - Chiapas

Facts about El Desierto

Location of El Desierto

El Desierto is located in the municipality of Palenque in the Mexican state of Chiapas with the GPS coordinates:
Longitude (dec): -91.691667
Latitude (dec): 17.433056

Height over sea level of El Desierto

The locations medium height over sea level is 140 meters.

Population in El Desierto

The over all population of El Desierto is 411 persons, 216 of them are male and 195 of them are female.

Age distribution

The population of this place consists of 239 minors and 172 adults, with 12 of them being 60 years and older.

Indigenous population of El Desierto

408 inhabitants of the location El Desierto in Mexico live in indigenous households. 339 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 2 people, while 337 as well speak Spanish.

Social structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 3 citizens of El Desierto.

Economic situation

In El Desierto exist about 70 households.

Of these households 70 are common houses or apartments, 63 are without floor and about 10 consist of one room only.

10 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 69 are connected to the public water supply, 66 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 0 households to own a computer, 0 own a washing machine and 25 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in El Desierto

Besides the 96 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 12 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

96 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 87 persons did not finish the school. 25 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 7 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 24 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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