Malvarisco (Oaxaca)

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All the information about this town of 249 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of Malvarisco is located in the Municipality of San Pedro el Alto (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 249 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #7 in terms of number of inhabitants. Malvarisco is at 1,600 meters of altitude.

Data: In Malvarisco, there is a percentage of 98% of indigenous population and 50% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Malvarisco? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of Malvarisco is located at 3.7 kilometers from San Pedro el Alto, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Malvarisco.

Where is Malvarisco? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of Malvarisco in Oaxaca? 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 Malvarisco.


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The population of Malvarisco (Oaxaca) is 249 inhabitants

Population data in Malvarisco (Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020122127249
2010127144271
2005115124239
Evolution of the population in Malvarisco: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Malvarisco:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.28.33
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.80%0.00%
Illiterate population:14.86%13.65%
Illiterate population (men):5.22%8.33%
Illiterate population (women):9.64%19.69%
Schooling level:5.484.60
Schooling level (men):6.215.13
Schooling level (women):4.654.08
Indigenous culture data in Malvarisco:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:98.39%98.15%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:64.26%74.17%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:5.62%2.58%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Malvarisco, 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 Malvarisco:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:29.72%22.88%
Employed population over 12 years (men):51.97%40.28%
Employed population over 12 years (women):6.56%3.15%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:5053
Homes with electricity:98.00%97.92%
Housing with piped water:100.00%85.42%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:66.00%97.92%
Dwellings with radio:68.00%72.92%
Housing with television:68.00%41.67%
Housing with refrigerator:20.00%22.92%
Housing with washing machine:4.00%2.08%
Housing with automobile:4.00%4.17%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:4.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:30.00%16.67%
Dwellings with cellular phones:50.00%0.00%
Homes with Internet:2.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Malvarisco (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 Malvarisco

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Malvarisco, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of San Pedro el Alto. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Malvarisco.


Population pyramid of Malvarisco (Oaxaca)

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

Population pyramid of Malvarisco
Data of the age pyramid of the town Malvarisco (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)151833
Youth (6-14 years)322456
Adults (15-59 years)6570135
Elderly (60+ years)101525

Photos of Malvarisco

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Other towns in the Municipality of San Pedro el Alto

  1. Barrio Linda Vista (33 inhabitants)
  2. Barrio Nuevo (114 inhabitants)
  3. Cerro Canoa (36 inhabitants)
  4. El Porvenir (254 inhabitants)
  5. El Potrero Jazmín (364 inhabitants)
  6. Llano Flor (314 inhabitants)
  7. Llano Trampa (53 inhabitants)
  8. Loma Juárez (103 inhabitants)
  9. Malvarisco (249 inhabitants)
  10. Montevideo (171 inhabitants)
  11. Portillo de Amuzgos (Rancho Amuzgos) (132 inhabitants)
  12. Rancho La Cruz (2 inhabitants)
  13. San Pedro el Alto (738 inhabitants)
  14. Tierra Blanca (420 inhabitants)
  15. Tierra Colorada (13 inhabitants)