Octayo (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave)

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So you will learn about this incredible town of 75 inhabitants of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave.

The town of Octayo is located in the Municipality of Platón Sánchez (in the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave). There are 75 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #24 in terms of number of inhabitants. Octayo is at 82 meters of altitude.

Data: In Octayo, there is a percentage of 89% of indigenous population and 63% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Octayo? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of Octayo is located at 10.8 kilometers from Platón Sánchez, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Southwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Octayo.

Where is Octayo? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of Octayo in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave? 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 Octayo.


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The population of Octayo (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave) is 75 inhabitants

Population data in Octayo (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020383775
2010324274
200581422
Evolution of the population in Octayo: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Octayo:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.6314.29
Population coming from outside the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave:10.67%5.41%
Illiterate population:28.00%25.68%
Illiterate population (men):9.33%14.29%
Illiterate population (women):18.67%40.62%
Schooling level:3.983.94
Schooling level (men):4.844.40
Schooling level (women):3.193.46
Indigenous culture data in Octayo:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:89.33%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:66.67%86.49%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:8.00%6.76%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Octayo, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Octayo:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:29.33%25.68%
Employed population over 12 years (men):56.76%45.24%
Employed population over 12 years (women):2.63%0.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:1917
Homes with electricity:100.00%86.67%
Housing with piped water:100.00%93.33%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:68.42%86.67%
Dwellings with radio:73.68%86.67%
Housing with television:89.47%73.33%
Housing with refrigerator:68.42%46.67%
Housing with washing machine:10.53%0.00%
Housing with automobile:10.53%20.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:5.26%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:63.16%20.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%6.67%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Octayo (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Octayo

With the satellite map of Octayo 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 Platón Sánchez. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Octayo.


Population pyramid of Octayo (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave)

In Octayo 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 Octayo, 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 Octayo
Data of the age pyramid of the town Octayo (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)325
Youth (6-14 years)81018
Adults (15-59 years)181432
Elderly (60+ years)91120

Photos of Octayo

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