Balún Canán (Tenejapa, Chiapas)

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Did you know that this town in Chiapas has 451 inhabitants?

The town of Balún Canán is located in the Municipality of Tenejapa (in the State of Chiapas). There are 451 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #34 in terms of number of inhabitants. Balún Canán is at 2,256 meters of altitude.

Data: In Balún Canán, 22% of individuals have completed secondary education and 0% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

The town of Balún Canán is located at 4.0 kilometers from Kotolte, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northwest direction. In addition, it is located at 11.1 kilometers from Tenejapa, which is the capital of the municipality, in the Northwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Balún Canán.

Where is Balún Canán? How to get there? Map

Online map of Balún Canán in Chiapas, with an interactive cartography with which you can see closely the town, centered on Map marker


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The population of Balún Canán (Chiapas) is 451 inhabitants

Population data in Balún Canán (Tenejapa, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020235216451
2010220200420
2005258252510
Evolution of the population in Balún Canán: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Balún Canán:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.629.00
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:12.64%15.00%
Illiterate population (men):3.99%9.00%
Illiterate population (women):8.65%20.45%
Schooling level:5.443.79
Schooling level (men):6.224.40
Schooling level (women):4.733.23
Indigenous culture data in Balún Canán:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:82.93%86.90%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:26.61%42.38%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Balún Canán, 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 Balún Canán:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:25.28%30.71%
Employed population over 12 years (men):51.39%50.00%
Employed population over 12 years (women):1.28%13.18%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:10484
Homes with electricity:99.04%100.00%
Housing with piped water:100.00%100.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:65.38%98.67%
Dwellings with radio:38.46%62.67%
Housing with television:58.65%22.67%
Housing with refrigerator:1.92%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%1.33%
Housing with automobile:1.92%2.67%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%12.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:16.35%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Balún Canán (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 Balún Canán

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Balún Canán, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Tenejapa. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Balún Canán.


Population pyramid of Balún Canán (Chiapas)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Balún Canán 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 Balún Canán there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Balún Canán
Data of the age pyramid of the town Balún Canán (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)393776
Youth (6-14 years)484492
Adults (15-59 years)133115248
Elderly (60+ years)152035

Photos of Balún Canán

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