El Chilar (Candelaria Loxicha, Oaxaca)

Maps, photos and statistics of El Chilar, a beautiful medium-sized town of 418 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of El Chilar is located in the Municipality of Candelaria Loxicha (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 418 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #9 of the whole municipality. El Chilar is at 374 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Chilar, there is a percentage of 98% of indigenous population and 67% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on El Chilar? They are at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that El Chilar is located at 12.2 kilometers (in direction North) from the locality of Candelaria Loxicha, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Thanks to our webpage and the satellite map that you can locate at the bottom, you can see the position and visit the surroundings of El Chilar.

Where is El Chilar? How to get there? Map

Map to know how to get to El Chilar (Oaxaca) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of El Chilar, which has the following symbol Map marker

Need to locate a certain El Chilar building on a satellite photo? In this link we have an updated image, where you can see the streets and houses of the village.

The population of El Chilar (Oaxaca) is 418 inhabitants

Population data in El Chilar (Candelaria Loxicha, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Chilar: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Chilar:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.3813.61
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.48%0.00%
Illiterate population:14.83%17.92%
Illiterate population (men):6.46%13.61%
Illiterate population (women):8.37%23.19%
Schooling level:5.424.28
Schooling level (men):5.844.86
Schooling level (women):4.993.61
Indigenous culture data in El Chilar:
Percentage of indigenous population:98.33%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:75.12%82.41%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:11.24%12.05%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Chilar, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Oaxaca, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in El Chilar:
Employed population over 12 years:14.35%23.45%
Employed population over 12 years (men):23.98%36.69%
Employed population over 12 years (women):3.55%7.25%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:8362
Homes with electricity:73.49%68.42%
Housing with piped water:38.55%8.77%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:2.41%82.46%
Dwellings with radio:48.19%52.63%
Housing with television:26.51%29.82%
Housing with refrigerator:33.73%22.81%
Housing with washing machine:6.02%1.75%
Housing with automobile:2.41%1.75%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:2.41%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:1.20%7.02%
Dwellings with cellular phones:67.47%22.81%
Homes with Internet:1.20%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Chilar (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of El Chilar

Amazing satellite GPS maps of El Chilar, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Candelaria Loxicha. You can search free satellite map (2023) of El Chilar.

Population pyramid of El Chilar (Oaxaca)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of El Chilar 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 El Chilar there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of El Chilar
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Chilar (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)304171
Youth (6-14 years)4658104
Adults (15-59 years)105111216
Elderly (60+ years)161127

Photos of El Chilar

In order for you to enjoy nature around El Chilar, we have compiled a collection of sightseeing and monument photographs of the town and its surroundings. Access a completely free online image gallery of El Chilar, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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  1. Barrio Nuevo (381 inhabitants)
  2. Cerro Sollamiche (33 inhabitants)
  3. Cuajinicuil (85 inhabitants)
  4. El Encanto (3 inhabitants)
  5. El Paraje (31 inhabitants)
  6. El Perdiz (1 inhabitants)
  7. El Venero (- inhabitants)
  8. El Zapote (193 inhabitants)
  9. Nueva Luz (22 inhabitants)
  10. Rancho San Pedro (7 inhabitants)
  11. Rocío Obscurana (3 inhabitants)
  12. San Agustín Río Culebra (104 inhabitants)
  13. San Mateo (142 inhabitants)
  14. Sendero de Luz (7 inhabitants)
  15. Taraguntín (- inhabitants)