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Information and facts about the municipality of Chamula

Location of Chamula

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

Population of Chamula

The overall population of the municipality named Chamula is 67085 citizens, 32029 males and 35056 females.

Age distribution

The population of Chamula is divided into 34551 minors and 32534 adults, with 3589 of them older than 60 years.

Indigenous population of Chamula

65814 people in Chamula live in indigenous households. An indigenous language is spoken by 55682 people who are older than 5 years. The number of people who only speak an indigenous language is 26192 and 29245 speak both an indigenous language and Spanish.

Social Structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 1148 citizens of Chamula.

Economic situation

In Chamula about 14088 households are registered.

14274 of these households are common houses or apartments, 8168 are without floor and about 3535 consist of one room only.

11908 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 6882 are connected to the public water supply, 12584 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 13 households to own a computer, 65 own a washing machine and 3285 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Chamula

Besides the 19747 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 3866 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

18842 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 16563 persons did not finish the school. 1131 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 404 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 1210 aged 15 to 24 years visited a school, the medium time school is visited through the whole population is 3 years.

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