Banavil (Chiapas)

Maps, photos and statistics of Banavil, a beautiful medium-sized town of 214 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Banavil is located in the Municipality of Tenejapa (in the State of Chiapas). There are 214 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #52 in terms of number of inhabitants. Banavil is at 2,406 meters of altitude.

Data: In Banavil, there is a percentage of 100% of indigenous population and 59% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Banavil? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of Banavil is located at 3.8 kilometers from Kotolte, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the North direction. In addition, it is located at 10.6 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 Banavil.

Where is Banavil? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of Banavil 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 Banavil.

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The population of Banavil (Chiapas) is 214 inhabitants

Population data in Banavil (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Banavil: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Banavil:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.117.84
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:8.41%14.92%
Illiterate population (men):2.34%7.84%
Illiterate population (women):6.07%24.05%
Schooling level:5.714.19
Schooling level (men):6.695.10
Schooling level (women):4.953.16
Indigenous culture data in Banavil:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:80.84%81.77%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:31.78%46.41%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Banavil, 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 Banavil:
Employed population over 12 years:28.50%44.20%
Employed population over 12 years (men):40.59%43.14%
Employed population over 12 years (women):17.70%45.57%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:3234
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Housing with piped water:100.00%96.67%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:65.62%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:43.75%36.67%
Housing with television:25.00%13.33%
Housing with refrigerator:0.00%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:0.00%3.33%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%6.67%
Dwellings with cellular phones:59.38%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Banavil (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 Banavil

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Banavil, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Tenejapa. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Banavil.

Population pyramid of Banavil (Chiapas)

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

Population pyramid of Banavil
Data of the age pyramid of the town Banavil (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)252348
Youth (6-14 years)222749
Adults (15-59 years)6050110
Elderly (60+ years)617

Photos of Banavil

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