El Refugio (Pluma Hidalgo, Oaxaca)

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All the information about this town of 13 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of El Refugio is located in the Municipality of Pluma Hidalgo (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 13 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #18 of the ranking. El Refugio is at 813 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Refugio, 100% of the inhabitants are catholic and 33% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

Do you want to locate the town of El Refugio? You can find it at 2.7 kilometers, in direction North, from the town of Pluma Hidalgo, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the El Refugio location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is El Refugio? How to get there? Map

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


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The population of El Refugio (Oaxaca) is 13 inhabitants

Population data in El Refugio (Pluma Hidalgo, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
20207613
2010191332
2005231740
Evolution of the population in El Refugio: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Refugio:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.815.38
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:7.69%18.75%
Illiterate population (men):0.00%15.38%
Illiterate population (women):7.69%21.05%
Schooling level:7.65.88
Schooling level (men):9.27.42
Schooling level (women):64.46
Indigenous culture data in El Refugio:
20202010
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 Refugio, 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 Refugio:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:38.46%34.38%
Employed population over 12 years (men):66.67%76.92%
Employed population over 12 years (women):14.29%5.26%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:612
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Housing with piped water:100.00%75.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:83.33%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:83.33%83.33%
Housing with television:33.33%83.33%
Housing with refrigerator:50.00%58.33%
Housing with washing machine:33.33%16.67%
Housing with automobile:33.33%16.67%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:16.67%8.33%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%16.67%
Dwellings with cellular phones:66.67%16.67%
Homes with Internet:0.00%8.33%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Refugio (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 Refugio

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Population pyramid of El Refugio (Oaxaca)

In El Refugio 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 Refugio, 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 Refugio
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Refugio (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)011
Youth (6-14 years)202
Adults (15-59 years)448
Elderly (60+ years)112

Photos of El Refugio

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The Postal Code of El Refugio (Oaxaca) is 70963

Are you going to send a letter to El Refugio? Do you have a friend in El Refugio and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Refugio consists of the following 5 digits: 70963. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Refugio ("70") correspond to the state code of Oaxaca, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

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