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Zinacantán - Chiapas

Facts about Zinacantán

Location of Zinacantán

Zinacantán is located in the municipality of Zinacantán in the Mexican state of Chiapas with the GPS coordinates:
Longitude (dec): -92.722222
Latitude (dec): 16.759722

Height over sea level of Zinacantán

The locations medium height over sea level is 1160 meters.

Population in Zinacantán

The over all population of Zinacantán is 3686 persons, 1760 of them are male and 1926 of them are female.

Age distribution

The population of this place consists of 1812 minors and 1874 adults, with 220 of them being 60 years and older.

Indigenous population of Zinacantán

3518 inhabitants of the location Zinacantán in Mexico live in indigenous households. 3098 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 753 people, while 2325 as well speak Spanish.

Social structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 211 citizens of Zinacantán.

Economic situation

In Zinacantán exist about 718 households.

Of these households 699 are common houses or apartments, 391 are without floor and about 157 consist of one room only.

648 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 609 are connected to the public water supply, 673 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 10 households to own a computer, 18 own a washing machine and 411 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Zinacantán

Besides the 937 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 160 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

940 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 770 persons did not finish the school. 214 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 177 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 182 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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