Chancolom (Chiapas)

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The town of Chancolom is located in the Municipality of San Juan Cancuc (in the State of Chiapas). There are 1,140 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #5 in terms of number of inhabitants. Chancolom is at 1,372 meters of altitude.

Data: In Chancolom, 14% 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 Chancolom is located at 10.4 kilometers from San Juan Cancuc, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Southwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Chancolom.

Where is Chancolom? How to get there? Map

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

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The population of Chancolom (Chiapas) is 1,140 inhabitants

Population data in Chancolom (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Chancolom: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Chancolom:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.1214.41
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:23.16%20.58%
Illiterate population (men):8.42%14.41%
Illiterate population (women):14.74%26.52%
Schooling level:4.23.09
Schooling level (men):5.214.03
Schooling level (women):3.142.20
Indigenous culture data in Chancolom:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:82.54%80.21%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:61.40%60.95%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Chancolom, 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 Chancolom:
Employed population over 12 years:20.96%24.03%
Employed population over 12 years (men):39.05%43.78%
Employed population over 12 years (women):1.63%5.03%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:210215
Homes with electricity:96.19%94.06%
Housing with piped water:1.90%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:5.71%80.69%
Dwellings with radio:27.14%48.02%
Housing with television:44.29%21.29%
Housing with refrigerator:5.24%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:0.48%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.95%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:32.38%4.95%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Chancolom (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 Chancolom

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Population pyramid of Chancolom (Chiapas)

In Chancolom 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 Chancolom, 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 Chancolom
Data of the age pyramid of the town Chancolom (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)116125241
Youth (6-14 years)145161306
Adults (15-59 years)266273539
Elderly (60+ years)243054

Photos of Chancolom

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The Postal Code of Chancolom (Chiapas) is 29798

Are you going to send a letter to Chancolom? Do you have a friend in Chancolom and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Chancolom consists of the following 5 digits: 29798. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Chancolom ("29") correspond to the state code of Chiapas, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

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