Pacanam (Chiapas)

The most complete information about the medium-sized town of Pacanam (photos, maps, statistics, population) on a single page.

Did you know that this town in Chiapas has 358 inhabitants?

The town of Pacanam is located in the Municipality of Chalchihuitán (in the State of Chiapas). There are 358 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #18 of the ranking. Pacanam is at 909 meters of altitude.

Data: In Pacanam, there is a percentage of 100% of indigenous population and 32% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Pacanam? They are at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of Pacanam? You can find it at 11.1 kilometers, in direction Southesast, from the town of Chiquinshulum, which has the largest population within the municipality. And with respect to Chalchihuitán, which is the capital of the municipality, it is located at Northeast, at 3.4 kilometers. To enjoy the Pacanam location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is Pacanam? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of Pacanam 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 Pacanam.

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The population of Pacanam (Chiapas) is 358 inhabitants

Population data in Pacanam (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Pacanam: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Pacanam:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.997.41
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.28%0.00%
Illiterate population:9.50%11.34%
Illiterate population (men):3.07%7.41%
Illiterate population (women):6.42%14.74%
Schooling level:5.385.33
Schooling level (men):5.86.20
Schooling level (women):5.014.47
Indigenous culture data in Pacanam:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:82.68%84.54%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:63.69%56.01%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Pacanam, 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 Pacanam:
Employed population over 12 years:23.18%27.84%
Employed population over 12 years (men):43.93%56.30%
Employed population over 12 years (women):3.78%3.21%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:8865
Homes with electricity:97.73%93.55%
Housing with piped water:77.27%3.23%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:0.00%88.71%
Dwellings with radio:44.32%20.97%
Housing with television:46.59%8.06%
Housing with refrigerator:6.82%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:5.68%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:31.82%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Pacanam (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 Pacanam

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Pacanam, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Chalchihuitán. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Pacanam.

Population pyramid of Pacanam (Chiapas)

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

Population pyramid of Pacanam
Data of the age pyramid of the town Pacanam (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)353469
Youth (6-14 years)484997
Adults (15-59 years)9282174
Elderly (60+ years)10818

Photos of Pacanam

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