El Arenal (Chiapas)

The most complete information about the medium-sized town of El Arenal (photos, maps, statistics, population) on a single page.

Did you know that this town in Chiapas has 207 inhabitants?

The town of El Arenal (Chiapas) belongs to the municipality of Arriaga. It's a beach town: the beach of Playa Pampa Lola is 18 km away. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #13 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In El Arenal, there is a percentage of 0% of indigenous population and 76% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on El Arenal? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of El Arenal is located at 17.4 kilometers from Arriaga, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of El Arenal.

#1 Where is El Arenal? How to go? Map

Online map of El Arenal (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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#2 The population of El Arenal (Chiapas) is 207 inhabitants

Population data in El Arenal (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Arenal: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Arenal:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.647.83
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:2.42%2.33%
Illiterate population:6.76%8.84%
Illiterate population (men):3.38%7.83%
Illiterate population (women):3.38%10.00%
Schooling level:5.545.20
Schooling level (men):65.44
Schooling level (women):4.954.90
Indigenous culture data in El Arenal:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.00%
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 El Arenal, 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 El Arenal:
Employed population over 12 years:52.17%23.26%
Employed population over 12 years (men):68.75%41.74%
Employed population over 12 years (women):32.63%2.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:5958
Homes with electricity:100.00%90.91%
Housing with piped water:0.00%72.73%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:86.44%80.00%
Dwellings with radio:50.85%34.55%
Housing with television:71.19%65.45%
Housing with refrigerator:71.19%56.36%
Housing with washing machine:52.54%32.73%
Housing with automobile:11.86%14.55%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:3.39%1.82%
Homes with landline telephone:8.47%1.82%
Dwellings with cellular phones:76.27%23.64%
Homes with Internet:3.39%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Arenal (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of El Arenal

With the satellite map of El Arenal 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 Arriaga. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of El Arenal.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Arenal

Do you want to stay in El Arenal? We don't have any hotel registered in this town, but you can check in this list of the closest accommodations to El Arenal:

#5 What to do in El Arenal

Are you visiting and don't know what to do in El Arenal? The list of the best places to visit in El Arenal and nearby locations.
The best beaches in El Arenal to enjoy water sports:
  • Playa Pampa Lola: A 18 km walk (197 minutes) or 23 minutes by car, heading West.
The best mountains in El Arenal for excursions and outdoor activities:
  • Cerro Carrizalito (340 meters): 14.5 km walk (202 minutes), heading North.
  • Cerro La Piedrota (132 meters): 14.3 km walk (232 minutes), heading Northwest.
Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of El Arenal?
  • El Pleito (172 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the West (5 minutes by car)
  • Punta Flor (880 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the East (5 minutes by car)
  • La Línea (1450 inhabitants): Located 6 km to the Northwest (7 minutes by car)
  • El Recreo (6 inhabitants): Located 6 km to the East (6 minutes by car)
This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions..

#6 Population pyramid of El Arenal (Chiapas)

In El Arenal 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 El Arenal, 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 El Arenal
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Arenal (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)9817
Youth (6-14 years)242448
Adults (15-59 years)5462116
Elderly (60+ years)81826

#7 Photos of El Arenal

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#11 Other towns in the Municipality of Arriaga

  1. Alberchica (14 inhabitants)
  2. El Faisán (6 inhabitants)
  3. El Jesús (3 inhabitants)
  4. El Recuerdo (2 inhabitants)
  5. La Galera (- inhabitants)
  6. La Providencia (- inhabitants)
  7. La Providencia (- inhabitants)
  8. San Antonio (2 inhabitants)
  9. Los Mangos (2 inhabitants)
  10. Los Tulipanes (- inhabitants)
  11. Las Isabeles (3 inhabitants)
  12. Nuevo Progreso (Absalón Castellanos D.) (226 inhabitants)
  13. Las Higueras (5 inhabitants)
  14. San Ramón (Sección Kilómetro 136) (30 inhabitants)
  15. Santa Rosa (16 inhabitants)