Shilegua (Oaxaca)

The most complete information about the small village of Shilegua (photos, maps, statistics, population) on a single page.

Did you know that this town in Oaxaca has 182 inhabitants?

The town of Shilegua is located in the Municipality of San Francisco Sola (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 182 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #2 of the ranking. Shilegua is at 1,415 meters of altitude.

Data: In Shilegua, 100% of the inhabitants are catholic and 21% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

Do you want to locate the town of Shilegua? You can find it at 3.1 kilometers, in direction Northeast, from the town of San Francisco Sola, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the Shilegua location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is Shilegua? How to get there? Map

Map to know how to get to Shilegua (Oaxaca) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of Shilegua, which has the following symbol Map marker

Need to locate a certain Shilegua building on a satellite photo? In this link we have an updated image, where you can see the streets and houses of the village.

The population of Shilegua (Oaxaca) is 182 inhabitants

Population data in Shilegua (Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Shilegua: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Shilegua:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.0612.28
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:1.10%0.00%
Illiterate population:9.34%14.41%
Illiterate population (men):3.30%12.28%
Illiterate population (women):6.04%16.39%
Schooling level:4.583.58
Schooling level (men):4.353.86
Schooling level (women):4.823.31
Indigenous culture data in Shilegua:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.00%
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 Shilegua, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Oaxaca, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Shilegua:
Employed population over 12 years:39.01%43.22%
Employed population over 12 years (men):61.96%70.18%
Employed population over 12 years (women):15.56%18.03%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:4324
Homes with electricity:90.70%86.96%
Housing with piped water:79.07%17.39%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:79.07%82.61%
Dwellings with radio:51.16%65.22%
Housing with television:44.19%60.87%
Housing with refrigerator:44.19%34.78%
Housing with washing machine:20.93%0.00%
Housing with automobile:23.26%13.04%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:2.33%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:67.44%0.00%
Homes with Internet:2.33%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Shilegua (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Shilegua

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

Population pyramid of Shilegua (Oaxaca)

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

Population pyramid of Shilegua
Data of the age pyramid of the town Shilegua (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)141226
Youth (6-14 years)202040
Adults (15-59 years)4951100
Elderly (60+ years)7916

Photos of Shilegua

In order for you to enjoy nature around Shilegua, we have compiled a collection of sightseeing and monument photographs of the town and its surroundings. Access a completely free online image gallery of Shilegua, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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Other towns in the Municipality of San Francisco Sola

  1. Agua Fría (10 inhabitants)
  2. El Obispo (24 inhabitants)
  3. Gotzengo (106 inhabitants)
  4. La Cañada (Monte Rubio) (- inhabitants)
  5. Pie de Guitillete (13 inhabitants)
  6. Quialelá (146 inhabitants)
  7. San Francisco Sola (1519 inhabitants)
  8. Shilegua (182 inhabitants)
  9. Tercera Sección (- inhabitants)
  10. Yugosica (19 inhabitants)