Chijil (Chiapas)

The most complete information about the large village of Chijil (photos, maps, statistics, population) on a single page.

Did you know that this town in Chiapas has 750 inhabitants?

The town of Chijil is located in the Municipality of San Juan Cancuc (in the State of Chiapas). There are 750 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #21 of the ranking. Chijil is at 1,154 meters of altitude.

Data: In Chijil, 32% of the inhabitants are catholic and 1% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

Do you want to locate the town of Chijil? You can find it at 7.0 kilometers, in direction Southwest, from the town of San Juan Cancuc, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the Chijil location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is Chijil? How to get there? Map

Online map of Chijil (Chiapas) to be able to get to and make trips around this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in (+) or out (-) to locate the village.


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The population of Chijil (Chiapas) is 750 inhabitants

Population data in Chijil (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020357393750
2010225232457
2005221230451
Evolution of the population in Chijil: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Chijil:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.529.91
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:9.47%15.75%
Illiterate population (men):2.80%9.91%
Illiterate population (women):6.67%21.78%
Schooling level:6.524.74
Schooling level (men):7.65.96
Schooling level (women):5.23.54
Indigenous culture data in Chijil:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:81.73%81.40%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:47.33%57.99%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Chijil, 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 Chijil:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:26.53%21.88%
Employed population over 12 years (men):41.22%41.38%
Employed population over 12 years (women):10.36%1.78%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:10989
Homes with electricity:97.25%91.67%
Housing with piped water:91.74%91.67%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:53.21%95.24%
Dwellings with radio:28.44%28.57%
Housing with television:42.20%27.38%
Housing with refrigerator:4.59%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.92%0.00%
Housing with automobile:0.00%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:1.83%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:64.22%2.38%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Chijil (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 Chijil

With the satellite map of Chijil 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 San Juan Cancuc. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Chijil.


Population pyramid of Chijil (Chiapas)

In Chijil 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 Chijil, 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 Chijil
Data of the age pyramid of the town Chijil (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)7186157
Youth (6-14 years)116102218
Adults (15-59 years)157189346
Elderly (60+ years)131629

Photos of Chijil

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