Matzam (Chiapas)

We have collected many facts about the large village of Matzam, as well as photos, maps or statistics.

So you will learn about this incredible town of 1,835 inhabitants of Chiapas.

The town of Matzam is located in the Municipality of Tenejapa (in the State of Chiapas). There are 1,835 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #6 of the whole municipality. Matzam is at 2,378 meters of altitude.

Data: In Matzam, 42% of the population over 12 years is single and 1% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that Matzam is located at 4.5 kilometers (in direction Northeast) from the locality of Kotolte, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Also, from the capital of the municipality (Tenejapa) it is at 8.5 kilometers in direction North. 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 Matzam.

Where is Matzam? How to get there? Map

Map to know how to get to Matzam (Chiapas) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of Matzam, which has the following symbol Map marker


Need to locate a certain Matzam building on a satellite photo? In this link we have an updated image, where you can see the streets and houses of the village..

The population of Matzam (Chiapas) is 1,835 inhabitants

Population data in Matzam (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
20209319041835
20108177821599
20057477151462
Evolution of the population in Matzam: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Matzam:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.4810.74
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.05%0.00%
Illiterate population:10.41%15.32%
Illiterate population (men):3.22%10.74%
Illiterate population (women):7.19%19.71%
Schooling level:5.944.44
Schooling level (men):6.565
Schooling level (women):5.393.91
Indigenous culture data in Matzam:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:99.89%99.06%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:84.63%82.99%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:34.55%53.41%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Matzam, 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 Matzam:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:23.49%24.64%
Employed population over 12 years (men):30.31%49.10%
Employed population over 12 years (women):16.86%1.22%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:292320
Homes with electricity:97.60%97.14%
Housing with piped water:97.60%78.37%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:8.56%92.65%
Dwellings with radio:38.01%43.27%
Housing with television:49.66%21.63%
Housing with refrigerator:1.71%1.63%
Housing with washing machine:0.34%0.82%
Housing with automobile:2.40%4.90%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:1.71%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:1.71%7.35%
Dwellings with cellular phones:21.92%1.22%
Homes with Internet:0.68%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Matzam (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 Matzam

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


Population pyramid of Matzam (Chiapas)

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

Population pyramid of Matzam
Data of the age pyramid of the town Matzam (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)146158304
Youth (6-14 years)241251492
Adults (15-59 years)482437919
Elderly (60+ years)6258120

Photos of Matzam

In order for you to enjoy nature around Matzam, we have compiled a collection of sightseeing and monument photographs of the town and its surroundings. Access a completely free online image gallery of Matzam, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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The Postal Code of Matzam (Chiapas) is 29480

Do you want to know the Postal Code of Matzam 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: 29480. The first two digits of the ZIP code of Matzam ("29") 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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