El Refugio (Tapachula, Chiapas)

The most complete information about the small village of El Refugio (photos, maps, statistics, population) on a single page.

Did you know that this town in Chiapas has 197 inhabitants?

The town of El Refugio is located in the Municipality of Tapachula (in the State of Chiapas). There are 197 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #117 of the ranking. El Refugio is at 1,331 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Refugio, there is a percentage of 26% of indigenous population and 90% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on El Refugio? They are at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of El Refugio? You can find it at 24.6 kilometers, in direction South, from the town of Tapachula de Córdova y Ordóñez, 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 Chiapas: 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 (Chiapas) is 197 inhabitants

Population data in El Refugio (Tapachula, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Refugio: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Refugio:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.4510.48
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.51%0.00%
Illiterate population:6.09%14.78%
Illiterate population (men):1.52%10.48%
Illiterate population (women):4.57%19.81%
Schooling level:6.24.64
Schooling level (men):6.165.08
Schooling level (women):6.254.13
Indigenous culture data in El Refugio:
Percentage of indigenous population:25.89%46.09%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:7.61%10.87%
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 Chiapas, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in El Refugio:
Employed population over 12 years:35.53%28.70%
Employed population over 12 years (men):63.74%53.23%
Employed population over 12 years (women):11.32%0.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:3946
Homes with electricity:94.87%97.37%
Housing with piped water:100.00%89.47%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:92.31%94.74%
Dwellings with radio:69.23%78.95%
Housing with television:87.18%76.32%
Housing with refrigerator:38.46%31.58%
Housing with washing machine:25.64%7.89%
Housing with automobile:0.00%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%5.26%
Dwellings with cellular phones:89.74%31.58%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Refugio (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 Refugio

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

Population pyramid of El Refugio (Chiapas)

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

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)171128
Youth (6-14 years)362561
Adults (15-59 years)465096
Elderly (60+ years)7512

Photos of El Refugio

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The Postal Code of El Refugio (Chiapas) is 30757

Do you want to know the Postal Code of El Refugio so that you can send postal packages and letters with complete confidence that they will arrive at their destination? Write down the following 5 digits: 30757. The first two digits of the ZIP code of El Refugio ("30") correspond to the State of Chiapas, and the last three identify the town itself. As a curiosity, there may be several locations in the same State with the same Post Code.

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