La Merced (Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas)

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All the information about this town of 192 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of La Merced is located in the Municipality of Amatenango del Valle (in the State of Chiapas). There are 192 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #4 in terms of number of inhabitants. La Merced is at 2,378 meters of altitude.

Data: In La Merced, there is a percentage of 100% of indigenous population and 0% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on La Merced? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of La Merced is located at 10.5 kilometers from Amatenango del Valle, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the East direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of La Merced.

Where is La Merced? How to get there? Map

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


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The population of La Merced (Chiapas) is 192 inhabitants

Population data in La Merced (Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
202089103192
2010102115217
2005110127237
Evolution of the population in La Merced: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Merced:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.0316.52
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:15.62%21.20%
Illiterate population (men):6.25%16.52%
Illiterate population (women):9.38%26.47%
Schooling level:5.433.65
Schooling level (men):6.184.04
Schooling level (women):4.663.30
Indigenous culture data in La Merced:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:86.98%85.71%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:2.08%13.36%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of La Merced, 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 La Merced:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:20.83%35.48%
Employed population over 12 years (men):34.95%47.83%
Employed population over 12 years (women):4.49%21.57%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:3444
Homes with electricity:97.06%89.74%
Housing with piped water:2.94%10.26%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:0.00%64.10%
Dwellings with radio:5.88%46.15%
Housing with television:17.65%20.51%
Housing with refrigerator:0.00%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:11.76%5.13%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:0.00%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Merced (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 La Merced

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Population pyramid of La Merced (Chiapas)

In La Merced 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 La Merced, 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 La Merced
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Merced (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)141327
Youth (6-14 years)162945
Adults (15-59 years)5052102
Elderly (60+ years)9918

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Other towns in the Municipality of Amatenango del Valle

  1. Amatenango del Valle (4661 inhabitants)
  2. Benito Juárez (188 inhabitants)
  3. Manzanillo (39 inhabitants)
  4. Pie del Cerro (12 inhabitants)
  5. Rancho Viejo (3 inhabitants)
  6. San Antonio Buenavista (104 inhabitants)
  7. San Caralampio Chavín (456 inhabitants)
  8. San Caralampio Dos (85 inhabitants)
  9. San José la Florecilla (25 inhabitants)
  10. San Juan del Río (38 inhabitants)
  11. San Ramón Buenavista (74 inhabitants)
  12. San Salvador Buenavista (30 inhabitants)
  13. San Sebastián (22 inhabitants)
  14. Santiago Buenavista (- inhabitants)
  15. Yalchitán (5 inhabitants)