Mexico - Chiapas - Tecpatán


Information and facts about the municipality of Tecpatán

Location of Tecpatán

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

Population of Tecpatán

The overall population of the municipality named Tecpatán is 37543 citizens, 18558 males and 18985 females.

Age distribution

The population of Tecpatán is divided into 18010 minors and 19533 adults, with 2654 of them older than 60 years.

Indigenous population of Tecpatán

10381 people in Tecpatán live in indigenous households. An indigenous language is spoken by 6696 people who are older than 5 years. The number of people who only speak an indigenous language is 262 and 6282 speak both an indigenous language and Spanish.

Social Structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 4443 citizens of Tecpatán.

Economic situation

In Tecpatán about 8253 households are registered.

7965 of these households are common houses or apartments, 2518 are without floor and about 1188 consist of one room only.

6528 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 6228 are connected to the public water supply, 7053 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 140 households to own a computer, 1034 own a washing machine and 4074 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Tecpatán

Besides the 5035 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 888 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

4947 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 11817 persons did not finish the school. 2675 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 2386 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 2060 aged 15 to 24 years visited a school, the medium time school is visited through the whole population is 5 years.

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