Mexico - Quintana Roo - Benito Juárez - Cancún

Cancún - Quintana Roo

Facts about Cancún

Location of Cancún

Cancún is located in the municipality of Benito Juárez in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo with the GPS coordinates:
Longitude (dec): -86.847500
Latitude (dec): 21.160556

Height over sea level of Cancún

The locations medium height over sea level is 8 meters.

Population in Cancún

The over all population of Cancún is 526701 persons, 265547 of them are male and 261154 of them are female.

Age distribution

The population of this place consists of 244213 minors and 282488 adults, with 14669 of them being 60 years and older.

Indigenous population of Cancún

112346 inhabitants of the location Cancún in Mexico live in indigenous households. 47177 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 125 people, while 46339 as well speak Spanish.

Social structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 269018 citizens of Cancún.

Economic situation

In Cancún exist about 119529 households.

Of these households 136567 are common houses or apartments, 2390 are without floor and about 23388 consist of one room only.

113171 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 110456 are connected to the public water supply, 113266 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 27724 households to own a computer, 85546 own a washing machine and 110231 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Cancún

Besides the 10769 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 2929 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

11469 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 88731 persons did not finish the school. 81490 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 121941 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 29288 aged 15 to 24 years visited a school, the medium time school is visited through the whole population is 9 years.

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