Salchiji (Chiapas)

Maps, photos and statistics of Salchiji, a beautiful small village of 168 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Salchiji is located in the Municipality of Tapachula (in the State of Chiapas). There are 168 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #131 of the whole municipality. Salchiji is at 1,592 meters of altitude.

Data: In Salchiji, there is a percentage of 51% of indigenous population and 50% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Salchiji? They are at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that Salchiji is located at 30.8 kilometers (in direction South) from the locality of Tapachula de Córdova y Ordóñez, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. 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 Salchiji.

Where is Salchiji? How to get there? Map

Online map of Salchiji in Chiapas, with an interactive cartography with which you can see closely the town, centered on Map marker

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The population of Salchiji (Chiapas) is 168 inhabitants

Population data in Salchiji (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Salchiji: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Salchiji:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.7319.15
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.60%0.00%
Illiterate population:14.29%21.94%
Illiterate population (men):6.55%19.15%
Illiterate population (women):7.74%24.51%
Schooling level:4.643.25
Schooling level (men):4.813.51
Schooling level (women):4.463.02
Indigenous culture data in Salchiji:
Percentage of indigenous population:50.60%68.88%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:8.93%28.57%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Salchiji, 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 Salchiji:
Employed population over 12 years:48.21%26.02%
Employed population over 12 years (men):56.98%52.13%
Employed population over 12 years (women):39.02%1.96%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:2633
Homes with electricity:100.00%96.30%
Housing with piped water:100.00%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:69.23%62.96%
Dwellings with radio:73.08%62.96%
Housing with television:50.00%59.26%
Housing with refrigerator:26.92%29.63%
Housing with washing machine:11.54%3.70%
Housing with automobile:3.85%3.70%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:3.85%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:50.00%25.93%
Homes with Internet:3.85%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Salchiji (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 Salchiji

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

Population pyramid of Salchiji (Chiapas)

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

Population pyramid of Salchiji
Data of the age pyramid of the town Salchiji (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)131528
Youth (6-14 years)282856
Adults (15-59 years)373976
Elderly (60+ years)448

Photos of Salchiji

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