Bajchén (Tenejapa, Chiapas)

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The town of Bajchén is located in the Municipality of Tenejapa (in the State of Chiapas). There are 394 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #40 of the ranking. Bajchén is at 2,226 meters of altitude.

Data: In Bajchén, there is a percentage of 100% of indigenous population and 24% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Bajchén? They are at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of Bajchén? You can find it at 2.4 kilometers, in direction South, from the town of Kotolte, which has the largest population within the municipality. And with respect to Tenejapa, which is the capital of the municipality, it is located at Northwest, at 5.2 kilometers. To enjoy the Bajchén location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is Bajchén? How to get there? Map

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The population of Bajchén (Chiapas) is 394 inhabitants

Population data in Bajchén (Tenejapa, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Bajchén: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Bajchén:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.9411.41
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:12.18%17.01%
Illiterate population (men):4.31%11.41%
Illiterate population (women):7.87%22.76%
Schooling level:5.584.41
Schooling level (men):6.445.22
Schooling level (women):4.653.56
Indigenous culture data in Bajchén:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%94.90%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:84.77%78.91%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:39.09%53.40%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Bajchén, 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 Bajchén:
Employed population over 12 years:25.89%44.56%
Employed population over 12 years (men):43.15%46.98%
Employed population over 12 years (women):8.63%42.07%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:6768
Homes with electricity:100.00%98.15%
Housing with piped water:100.00%96.30%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:80.60%75.93%
Dwellings with radio:41.79%61.11%
Housing with television:41.79%35.19%
Housing with refrigerator:1.49%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:0.00%1.85%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%1.85%
Dwellings with cellular phones:23.88%3.70%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Bajchén (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 Bajchén

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Population pyramid of Bajchén (Chiapas)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Bajchén by age and sex, to show you the following population pyramid of the town, from the year 2005. You can check how the percentages of children and adults are distributed, in addition to women and men. With this data you can analyze the demographic structure, and know if in Bajchén there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Bajchén
Data of the age pyramid of the town Bajchén (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)403171
Youth (6-14 years)484997
Adults (15-59 years)99106205
Elderly (60+ years)101121

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