La Nueva Unión (Benemérito de las Américas, Chiapas)

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The town of La Nueva Unión is located in the Municipality of Benemérito de las Américas (in the State of Chiapas). There are 652 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #10 of the whole municipality. La Nueva Unión is at 200 meters of altitude.

Data: In La Nueva Unión, 86% of the inhabitants are catholic and 12% 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 La Nueva Unión is located at 49.1 kilometers (in direction North) from the locality of Benemérito de las Américas, 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 La Nueva Unión.

Where is La Nueva Unión? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of La Nueva Unión in Chiapas? Using this map, use the controls to zoom in and out on the village and others in the vicinity to see the direct route, and to be able to plan, for example, hiking activities in La Nueva Unión.


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The population of La Nueva Unión (Chiapas) is 652 inhabitants

Population data in La Nueva Unión (Benemérito de las Américas, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020305347652
2010246280526
2005245258503
Evolution of the population in La Nueva Unión: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Nueva Unión:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.9613.57
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.46%0.00%
Illiterate population:13.19%16.16%
Illiterate population (men):5.21%13.57%
Illiterate population (women):7.98%19.11%
Schooling level:5.193.83
Schooling level (men):5.674.19
Schooling level (women):4.643.42
Indigenous culture data in La Nueva Unión:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:97.55%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:76.69%88.59%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:2.61%0.76%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of La Nueva Unión, 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 Nueva Unión:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:50.15%26.81%
Employed population over 12 years (men):68.01%49.29%
Employed population over 12 years (women):29.84%1.22%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:145110
Homes with electricity:96.55%99.07%
Housing with piped water:99.31%47.66%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:93.79%96.26%
Dwellings with radio:37.93%67.29%
Housing with television:60.00%72.90%
Housing with refrigerator:48.28%35.51%
Housing with washing machine:12.41%6.54%
Housing with automobile:11.03%3.74%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:2.07%0.93%
Homes with landline telephone:2.07%8.41%
Dwellings with cellular phones:59.31%14.02%
Homes with Internet:2.07%0.93%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Nueva Unión (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 Nueva Unión

With the satellite map of La Nueva Unión will I be able to look for my location? Yes, access the map, zoom in and see the surroundings of this town and the municipality of Benemérito de las Américas. You can search free satellite map (2023) of La Nueva Unión.


Population pyramid of La Nueva Unión (Chiapas)

In La Nueva Unión 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 Nueva Unión, 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 Nueva Unión
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Nueva Unión (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)444791
Youth (6-14 years)4964113
Adults (15-59 years)182202384
Elderly (60+ years)303464

Photos of La Nueva Unión

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