Shishintonil (Tenejapa, Chiapas)

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The town of Shishintonil is located in the Municipality of Tenejapa (in the State of Chiapas). There are 1,535 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #14 in terms of number of inhabitants. Shishintonil is at 1,911 meters of altitude.

Data: In Shishintonil, 34% of the population over 12 years is single and 2% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

The town of Shishintonil is located at 4.2 kilometers from Kotolte, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Southesast direction. In addition, it is located at 3.1 kilometers from Tenejapa, which is the capital of the municipality, in the Northwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Shishintonil.

Where is Shishintonil? How to get there? Map

Online map of Shishintonil 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 Shishintonil (Chiapas) is 1,535 inhabitants

Population data in Shishintonil (Tenejapa, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
20208137221535
2010533466999
20055905391129
Evolution of the population in Shishintonil: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Shishintonil:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.4410.30
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.26%0.00%
Illiterate population:10.42%15.02%
Illiterate population (men):3.13%10.30%
Illiterate population (women):7.30%19.14%
Schooling level:5.544.68
Schooling level (men):6.145.40
Schooling level (women):5.024.05
Indigenous culture data in Shishintonil:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:99.93%99.80%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:85.41%86.19%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:50.29%50.35%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Shishintonil, 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 Shishintonil:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:45.08%25.43%
Employed population over 12 years (men):48.48%52.79%
Employed population over 12 years (women):42.07%1.50%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:328215
Homes with electricity:98.48%93.62%
Housing with piped water:97.87%98.40%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:65.24%95.74%
Dwellings with radio:59.15%53.72%
Housing with television:52.44%27.66%
Housing with refrigerator:1.22%1.60%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:10.67%2.13%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.30%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:6.71%4.26%
Dwellings with cellular phones:43.29%2.13%
Homes with Internet:1.52%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Shishintonil (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 Shishintonil

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Shishintonil, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Tenejapa. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Shishintonil.


Population pyramid of Shishintonil (Chiapas)

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

Population pyramid of Shishintonil
Data of the age pyramid of the town Shishintonil (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)132123255
Youth (6-14 years)195182377
Adults (15-59 years)439361800
Elderly (60+ years)4756103

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