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Palenque - Chiapas

Facts about Palenque

Location of Palenque

Palenque is located in the municipality of Palenque in the Mexican state of Chiapas with the GPS coordinates:
Longitude (dec): -91.982222
Latitude (dec): 17.509167

Height over sea level of Palenque

The locations medium height over sea level is 60 meters.

Population in Palenque

The over all population of Palenque is 37301 persons, 17954 of them are male and 19347 of them are female.

Age distribution

The population of this place consists of 16147 minors and 21154 adults, with 1552 of them being 60 years and older.

Indigenous population of Palenque

10842 inhabitants of the location Palenque in Mexico live in indigenous households. 6573 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 181 people, while 6239 as well speak Spanish.

Social structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 9266 citizens of Palenque.

Economic situation

In Palenque exist about 9017 households.

Of these households 9078 are common houses or apartments, 481 are without floor and about 2463 consist of one room only.

8528 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 7634 are connected to the public water supply, 8584 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 739 households to own a computer, 3484 own a washing machine and 7604 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Palenque

Besides the 2754 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 352 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

2429 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 8292 persons did not finish the school. 4617 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 7930 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 3199 aged 15 to 24 years visited a school, the medium time school is visited through the whole population is 8 years.

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