Chalam (Tenejapa, Chiapas)

Maps, photos and statistics of Chalam, a beautiful medium-sized town of 225 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Chalam is located in the Municipality of Tenejapa (in the State of Chiapas). There are 225 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #50 in terms of number of inhabitants. Chalam is at 2,167 meters of altitude.

Data: In Chalam, 41% of the population over 12 years is single and 0% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

The town of Chalam is located at 11.5 kilometers from Kotolte, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northeast direction. In addition, it is located at 11.7 kilometers from Tenejapa, which is the capital of the municipality, in the Northeast direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Chalam.

Where is Chalam? How to get there? Map

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

Enjoy spending hours looking at satellite images to find your home or remembering places in a village? We have obtained an updated satellite photo of Chalam and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of Chalam (Chiapas) is 225 inhabitants

Population data in Chalam (Tenejapa, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Chalam: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Chalam:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.169.35
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:11.11%11.82%
Illiterate population (men):4.44%9.35%
Illiterate population (women):6.67%14.58%
Schooling level:7.235.94
Schooling level (men):7.876.34
Schooling level (women):6.565.52
Indigenous culture data in Chalam:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:88.00%89.66%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:21.33%47.29%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Chalam, 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 Chalam:
Employed population over 12 years:35.56%28.57%
Employed population over 12 years (men):46.85%47.66%
Employed population over 12 years (women):24.56%7.29%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:4544
Homes with electricity:100.00%94.29%
Housing with piped water:100.00%82.86%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:24.44%88.57%
Dwellings with radio:40.00%37.14%
Housing with television:31.11%8.57%
Housing with refrigerator:4.44%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:4.44%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:24.44%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Chalam (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 Chalam

With the satellite map of Chalam will I be able to look for my location? Yes, access the map, zoom in and see the surroundings of this town and the municipality of Tenejapa. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Chalam.

Population pyramid of Chalam (Chiapas)

In Chalam 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 Chalam, 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 Chalam
Data of the age pyramid of the town Chalam (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)171330
Youth (6-14 years)272552
Adults (15-59 years)6163124
Elderly (60+ years)91019

Photos of Chalam

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Other towns in the Municipality of Tenejapa

  1. Cañada Grande (471 inhabitants)
  2. Chacoma (1566 inhabitants)
  3. Chalam (225 inhabitants)
  4. El Corralito (297 inhabitants)
  5. El Pach (218 inhabitants)
  6. El Retiro (833 inhabitants)
  7. Jomanichim (1347 inhabitants)
  8. Las Manzanas (487 inhabitants)
  9. Majosik (807 inhabitants)
  10. Nuevo Poblado Naranja Seca (799 inhabitants)
  11. San Antonio (211 inhabitants)
  12. Shishintonil (1535 inhabitants)
  13. Sibactel (808 inhabitants)
  14. Tres Cerros (1350 inhabitants)
  15. Tzajalchén (2962 inhabitants)