El Mecatal (Rayón, Chiapas)

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The town of El Mecatal is located in the Municipality of Rayón (in the State of Chiapas). There are 74 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #16 of the whole municipality. El Mecatal is at 1,976 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Mecatal, 100% 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.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that El Mecatal is located at 4.0 kilometers (in direction East) from the locality of Rayón, 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 Mecatal.

Where is El Mecatal? How to get there? Map

Online map of El Mecatal (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.


Enjoy spending hours looking at satellite images to find your home or remembering places in a village? We have obtained an updated satellite photo of El Mecatal and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of El Mecatal (Chiapas) is 74 inhabitants

Population data in El Mecatal (Rayón, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020403474
2010302959
2005474390
Evolution of the population in El Mecatal: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Mecatal:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.363.45
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:6.76%8.47%
Illiterate population (men):1.35%3.45%
Illiterate population (women):5.41%13.33%
Schooling level:6.865.37
Schooling level (men):75.63
Schooling level (women):6.735.06
Indigenous culture data in El Mecatal:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:67.57%30.51%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:32.43%3.39%
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 Mecatal, 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 Mecatal:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:22.97%32.20%
Employed population over 12 years (men):47.06%62.07%
Employed population over 12 years (women):2.50%3.33%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:1513
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Housing with piped water:20.00%61.54%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:100.00%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:46.67%23.08%
Housing with television:80.00%53.85%
Housing with refrigerator:26.67%15.38%
Housing with washing machine:13.33%0.00%
Housing with automobile:0.00%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:60.00%15.38%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Mecatal (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 El Mecatal

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


Population pyramid of El Mecatal (Chiapas)

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

Population pyramid of El Mecatal
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Mecatal (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)538
Youth (6-14 years)131124
Adults (15-59 years)191635
Elderly (60+ years)347

Photos of El Mecatal

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