El Gavilán (San Mateo Piñas, Oaxaca)

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All the information about this town of 68 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of El Gavilán is located in the Municipality of San Mateo Piñas (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 68 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #10 in terms of number of inhabitants. El Gavilán is at 1,118 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Gavilán, 74% of the inhabitants are catholic and 13% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of El Gavilán is located at 4.0 kilometers from San Mateo Piñas, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Southesast direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of El Gavilán.

Where is El Gavilán? How to get there? Map

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

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The population of El Gavilán (Oaxaca) is 68 inhabitants

Population data in El Gavilán (San Mateo Piñas, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Gavilán: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Gavilán:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.335.41
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:7.35%17.33%
Illiterate population (men):2.94%5.41%
Illiterate population (women):4.41%28.95%
Schooling level:5.954.48
Schooling level (men):6.475.50
Schooling level (women):5.313.48
Indigenous culture data in El Gavilán:
Percentage of indigenous population:5.88%5.33%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:5.88%1.33%
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 Gavilán, 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 Gavilán:
Employed population over 12 years:42.65%40.00%
Employed population over 12 years (men):80.00%70.27%
Employed population over 12 years (women):3.03%10.53%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:2347
Homes with electricity:91.30%95.00%
Housing with piped water:95.65%85.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:52.17%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:73.91%100.00%
Housing with television:13.04%45.00%
Housing with refrigerator:21.74%20.00%
Housing with washing machine:13.04%20.00%
Housing with automobile:13.04%5.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:4.35%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%10.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:34.78%5.00%
Homes with Internet:4.35%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Gavilán (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 Gavilán

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

Population pyramid of El Gavilán (Oaxaca)

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

Population pyramid of El Gavilán
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Gavilán (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)224
Youth (6-14 years)516
Adults (15-59 years)142135
Elderly (60+ years)121123

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  1. Buenavista (72 inhabitants)
  2. Cerro de Hacha (7 inhabitants)
  3. Cerro León (34 inhabitants)
  4. Cerro Minas (19 inhabitants)
  5. Copalitilla (11 inhabitants)
  6. El Borrego (20 inhabitants)
  7. La Guacamaya (18 inhabitants)
  8. La Mojonera (24 inhabitants)
  9. Lachixena (15 inhabitants)
  10. Llano Chilar (21 inhabitants)
  11. Loma Cruz (108 inhabitants)
  12. Piedra Hueca (61 inhabitants)
  13. San Pedrito (2 inhabitants)
  14. Santo Niño (7 inhabitants)
  15. Sulfato (115 inhabitants)