Nailchén (Chiapas)

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The town of Nailchén is located in the Municipality of San Juan Cancuc (in the State of Chiapas). There are 1,245 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #6 in terms of number of inhabitants. Nailchén is at 1,660 meters of altitude.

Data: In Nailchén, 22% of the inhabitants are catholic and 0% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of Nailchén is located at 7.1 kilometers from San Juan Cancuc, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the West direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Nailchén.

Where is Nailchén? How to get there? Map

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The population of Nailchén (Chiapas) is 1,245 inhabitants

Population data in Nailchén (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
20205956501245
2010478475953
2005394375769
Evolution of the population in Nailchén: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Nailchén:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.125.47
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:11.08%11.33%
Illiterate population (men):2.73%5.47%
Illiterate population (women):8.35%17.15%
Schooling level:6.515.49
Schooling level (men):7.96.89
Schooling level (women):5.174.18
Indigenous culture data in Nailchén:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:83.53%82.48%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:47.95%56.03%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Nailchén, 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 Nailchén:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:5.70%13.85%
Employed population over 12 years (men):10.77%26.74%
Employed population over 12 years (women):0.17%1.05%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:217144
Homes with electricity:98.62%97.16%
Housing with piped water:72.81%58.16%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:33.64%85.11%
Dwellings with radio:0.92%43.97%
Housing with television:32.72%34.75%
Housing with refrigerator:0.00%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:0.92%0.71%
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%0.71%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Nailchén (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 Nailchén

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Population pyramid of Nailchén (Chiapas)

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

Population pyramid of Nailchén
Data of the age pyramid of the town Nailchén (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)109121230
Youth (6-14 years)138194332
Adults (15-59 years)324309633
Elderly (60+ years)242650

Photos of Nailchén

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The Postal Code of Nailchén (Chiapas) is 29793

Are you going to send a letter to Nailchén? Do you have a friend in Nailchén and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Nailchén consists of the following 5 digits: 29793. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Nailchén ("29") correspond to the state code of Chiapas, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

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