Candelaria (La Independencia, Chiapas)

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All the information about this town of 485 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Candelaria is located in the Municipality of La Independencia (in the State of Chiapas). There are 485 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #27 in terms of number of inhabitants. Candelaria is at 1,118 meters of altitude.

Data: In Candelaria, 26% of the population over 12 years is single and 18% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

The town of Candelaria is located at 40.3 kilometers from El Triunfo, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the East direction. In addition, it is located at 22.3 kilometers from La Independencia, which is the capital of the municipality, in the East direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Candelaria.

Where is Candelaria? How to get there? Map

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The population of Candelaria (Chiapas) is 485 inhabitants

Population data in Candelaria (La Independencia, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020251234485
2010190178368
2005181149330
Evolution of the population in Candelaria: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Candelaria:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.474.49
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.62%0.27%
Illiterate population:8.25%11.41%
Illiterate population (men):2.68%4.49%
Illiterate population (women):5.57%17.89%
Schooling level:5.634.70
Schooling level (men):6.125.38
Schooling level (women):5.24.12
Indigenous culture data in Candelaria:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:1.44%1.09%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.21%0.27%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Candelaria, 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 Candelaria:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:63.92%32.34%
Employed population over 12 years (men):64.53%60.67%
Employed population over 12 years (women):63.35%5.79%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:9174
Homes with electricity:100.00%95.71%
Housing with piped water:96.70%94.29%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:41.76%97.14%
Dwellings with radio:43.96%34.29%
Housing with television:52.75%55.71%
Housing with refrigerator:25.27%34.29%
Housing with washing machine:19.78%21.43%
Housing with automobile:9.89%15.71%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:1.10%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:1.10%8.57%
Dwellings with cellular phones:23.08%1.43%
Homes with Internet:17.58%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Candelaria (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 Candelaria

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Population pyramid of Candelaria (Chiapas)

In Candelaria 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 Candelaria, 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 Candelaria
Data of the age pyramid of the town Candelaria (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)444286
Youth (6-14 years)434891
Adults (15-59 years)154130284
Elderly (60+ years)101424

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