Bawits (Tenejapa, Chiapas)

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All the information about this town of 202 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Bawits is located in the Municipality of Tenejapa (in the State of Chiapas). There are 202 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #48 of the whole municipality. Bawits is at 1,796 meters of altitude.

Data: In Bawits, 36% of the population over 12 years is single and 0% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that Bawits is located at 6.4 kilometers (in direction South) from the locality of Kotolte, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Also, from the capital of the municipality (Tenejapa) it is at 3.0 kilometers in direction West. Thanks to our webpage and the satellite map that you can locate at the bottom, you can see the position and visit the surroundings of Bawits.

Where is Bawits? How to get there? Map

Location map of Bawits in Chiapas: Use the controls in the upper left area to zoom in (+) or out (-). This is a satellite photo centered in Bawits, which is marked with the following symbol Map marker

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The population of Bawits (Chiapas) is 202 inhabitants

Population data in Bawits (Tenejapa, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Bawits: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Bawits:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.6111.11
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:7.43%14.22%
Illiterate population (men):1.49%11.11%
Illiterate population (women):5.94%17.48%
Schooling level:6.265.23
Schooling level (men):7.175.81
Schooling level (women):5.454.66
Indigenous culture data in Bawits:
Percentage of indigenous population:99.50%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:85.64%85.31%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:36.63%43.60%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Bawits, 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 Bawits:
Employed population over 12 years:47.03%35.55%
Employed population over 12 years (men):51.65%51.85%
Employed population over 12 years (women):43.24%18.45%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:3953
Homes with electricity:97.44%82.22%
Housing with piped water:64.10%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:58.97%73.33%
Dwellings with radio:69.23%28.89%
Housing with television:61.54%17.78%
Housing with refrigerator:2.56%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%2.22%
Housing with automobile:2.56%4.44%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:5.13%2.22%
Dwellings with cellular phones:25.64%2.22%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Bawits (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 Bawits

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