Mexico - Chiapas


Information and facts about the mexican state of Chiapas

Population of Chiapas

The overall population of the state of Chiapas is 4293459 citizens, 2108830 males and 2184629 females.

Age distribution

The population of Chiapas is divided into 1959350 minors and 2334109 adults, with 278350 of them older than 60 years.

Indigenous population of Chiapas

1250008 people in Chiapas live in indigenous households. An indigenous language is spoken by 957255 people who are older than 5 years. The number of people who only speak an indigenous language is 238154 and 705169 speak both an indigenous language and Spanish.

Social Structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 861443 citizens of Chiapas.

Economic situation

In Chiapas about 924967 households are registered.

916832 of these households are common houses or apartments, 266133 are without floor and about 134242 consist of one room only.

797291 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 632751 are connected to the public water supply, 832257 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 63584 households to own a computer, 221539 own a washing machine and 614901 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Chiapas

Besides the 560430 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 91693 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

534842 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 1142275 persons did not finish the school. 380932 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 536071 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 276102 aged 15 to 24 years visited a school, the medium time school is visited through the whole population is 6 years.

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