Ek-Balam (Tzucacab, Yucatán)

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Did you know that this town in Yucatán has 652 inhabitants?

The town of Ek-Balam is located in the Municipality of Tzucacab (in the State of Yucatán). There are 652 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #3 in terms of number of inhabitants. Ek-Balam is at 40 meters of altitude.

Data: In Ek-Balam, there is a percentage of 99% of indigenous population and 45% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Ek-Balam? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of Ek-Balam is located at 5.8 kilometers from Tzucacab, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the South direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Ek-Balam.

Where is Ek-Balam? How to get there? Map

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The population of Ek-Balam (Yucatán) is 652 inhabitants

Population data in Ek-Balam (Tzucacab, Yucatán)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020333319652
2010301268569
2005266244510
Evolution of the population in Ek-Balam: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Ek-Balam:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.1812.31
Population coming from outside the State of Yucatán:0.61%0.00%
Illiterate population:12.42%15.47%
Illiterate population (men):3.68%12.31%
Illiterate population (women):8.74%18.27%
Schooling level:5.764.45
Schooling level (men):6.134.85
Schooling level (women):5.424.08
Indigenous culture data in Ek-Balam:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:99.08%98.95%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:76.23%79.79%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:6.13%17.05%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Ek-Balam, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Yucatán, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Ek-Balam:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:40.03%38.84%
Employed population over 12 years (men):55.80%57.09%
Employed population over 12 years (women):24.92%22.59%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:182149
Homes with electricity:95.60%90.00%
Housing with piped water:97.25%97.86%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:84.07%67.14%
Dwellings with radio:55.49%60.00%
Housing with television:70.88%73.57%
Housing with refrigerator:27.47%19.29%
Housing with washing machine:46.15%22.86%
Housing with automobile:12.09%5.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:3.30%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:1.10%10.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:44.51%1.43%
Homes with Internet:2.20%0.71%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Ek-Balam (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Yucatán, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Ek-Balam

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Population pyramid of Ek-Balam (Yucatán)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of Ek-Balam by age and sex, to show you the following population pyramid of the town, from the year 2005. You can check how the percentages of children and adults are distributed, in addition to women and men. With this data you can analyze the demographic structure, and know if in Ek-Balam there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of Ek-Balam
Data of the age pyramid of the town Ek-Balam (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)413576
Youth (6-14 years)5867125
Adults (15-59 years)207185392
Elderly (60+ years)273259

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