Achlum (Chiapas)

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The town of Achlum is located in the Municipality of Tenejapa (in the State of Chiapas). There are 545 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #32 in terms of number of inhabitants. Achlum is at 2,414 meters of altitude.

Data: In Achlum, there is a percentage of 100% of indigenous population and 45% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Achlum? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of Achlum is located at 8.0 kilometers from Kotolte, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northeast direction. In addition, it is located at 10.0 kilometers from Tenejapa, which is the capital of the municipality, in the North direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Achlum.

Where is Achlum? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of Achlum in Chiapas? Using this map, use the controls to zoom in and out on the village and others in the vicinity to see the direct route, and to be able to plan, for example, hiking activities in Achlum.


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The population of Achlum (Chiapas) is 545 inhabitants

Population data in Achlum (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020269276545
2010235231466
2005194224418
Evolution of the population in Achlum: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Achlum:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.76.06
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.18%0.00%
Illiterate population:10.46%10.73%
Illiterate population (men):2.57%6.06%
Illiterate population (women):7.89%15.32%
Schooling level:5.865.31
Schooling level (men):6.385.89
Schooling level (women):5.334.72
Indigenous culture data in Achlum:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:84.95%86.27%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:40.00%46.14%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Achlum, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Chiapas, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Achlum:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:32.29%30.04%
Employed population over 12 years (men):48.91%55.41%
Employed population over 12 years (women):15.24%5.11%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:8492
Homes with electricity:97.62%96.00%
Housing with piped water:100.00%88.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:41.67%92.00%
Dwellings with radio:28.57%52.00%
Housing with television:45.24%34.67%
Housing with refrigerator:1.19%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:1.19%0.00%
Housing with automobile:3.57%12.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:5.95%1.33%
Dwellings with cellular phones:45.24%1.33%
Homes with Internet:0.00%1.33%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Achlum (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Achlum

With the satellite map of Achlum will I be able to look for my location? Yes, access the map, zoom in and see the surroundings of this town and the municipality of Tenejapa. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Achlum.


Population pyramid of Achlum (Chiapas)

In Achlum there is a very characteristic age structure of the population, which you can see in the following population pyramid, with data from 2005. After analyzing the demographic data of Achlum, separated by men and women, and also by age groups, we can analyze what the future of the population in this town will be like.

Population pyramid of Achlum
Data of the age pyramid of the town Achlum (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)415495
Youth (6-14 years)6457121
Adults (15-59 years)150144294
Elderly (60+ years)142135

Photos of Achlum

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