Plátanos (Chiapas)

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The town of Plátanos is located in the Municipality of El Bosque (in the State of Chiapas). There are 2,671 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #2 in terms of number of inhabitants. Plátanos is at 1,142 meters of altitude.

Data: In Plátanos, 36% of the population over 12 years is single and 8% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

The town of Plátanos is located at 6.7 kilometers from El Bosque, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the North direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Plátanos.

Where is Plátanos? How to get there? Map

Online map of Plátanos (Chiapas) to be able to get to and make trips around this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in (+) or out (-) to locate the village.


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The population of Plátanos (Chiapas) is 2,671 inhabitants

Population data in Plátanos (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020138112902671
201010059871992
20059058801785
Evolution of the population in Plátanos: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Plátanos:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.736.99
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.15%0.00%
Illiterate population:11.83%13.96%
Illiterate population (men):3.52%6.99%
Illiterate population (women):8.31%20.80%
Schooling level:6.345.12
Schooling level (men):7.026.11
Schooling level (women):5.744.23
Indigenous culture data in Plátanos:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:99.66%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:82.07%86.55%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:21.34%30.57%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Plátanos, 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 Plátanos:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:22.46%21.99%
Employed population over 12 years (men):44.26%43.97%
Employed population over 12 years (women):2.10%0.40%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:452332
Homes with electricity:99.78%98.10%
Housing with piped water:100.00%99.37%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:89.16%82.28%
Dwellings with radio:36.50%28.16%
Housing with television:74.56%33.54%
Housing with refrigerator:40.71%9.49%
Housing with washing machine:5.53%1.27%
Housing with automobile:6.19%1.27%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:3.10%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:4.42%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:49.56%1.90%
Homes with Internet:7.74%0.32%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Plátanos (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 Plátanos

With the satellite map of Plátanos 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 El Bosque. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Plátanos.


Population pyramid of Plátanos (Chiapas)

In Plátanos 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 Plátanos, 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 Plátanos
Data of the age pyramid of the town Plátanos (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)256253509
Youth (6-14 years)282293575
Adults (15-59 years)7726781,450
Elderly (60+ years)7166137

Photos of Plátanos

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The Postal Code of Plátanos (Chiapas) is 29840

Do you want to know the Postal Code of Plátanos 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: 29840. The first two digits of the ZIP code of Plátanos ("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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