Tzajalchén (Tenejapa, Chiapas)

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All the information about this town of 2,962 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Tzajalchén is located in the Municipality of Tenejapa (in the State of Chiapas). There are 2,962 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #2 of the ranking. Tzajalchén is at 1,556 meters of altitude.

Data: In Tzajalchén, there is a percentage of 100% of indigenous population and 12% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Tzajalchén? They are at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of Tzajalchén? You can find it at 96.2 kilometers, in direction East, from the town of Kotolte, which has the largest population within the municipality. And with respect to Tenejapa, which is the capital of the municipality, it is located at North, at 2.6 kilometers. To enjoy the Tzajalchén location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

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The population of Tzajalchén (Chiapas) is 2,962 inhabitants

Population data in Tzajalchén (Tenejapa, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020151814442962
2010116411122276
2005112710832210
Evolution of the population in Tzajalchén: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Tzajalchén:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.619.62
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:13.37%16.78%
Illiterate population (men):3.24%9.62%
Illiterate population (women):10.13%23.63%
Schooling level:5.74.60
Schooling level (men):6.675.51
Schooling level (women):4.813.77
Indigenous culture data in Tzajalchén:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:99.73%99.87%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:85.72%85.98%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:39.23%44.29%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Tzajalchén, 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 Tzajalchén:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:18.33%25.18%
Employed population over 12 years (men):27.98%47.75%
Employed population over 12 years (women):9.16%3.61%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:513455
Homes with electricity:98.64%97.49%
Housing with piped water:99.81%98.24%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:88.69%96.98%
Dwellings with radio:54.97%48.99%
Housing with television:50.68%32.66%
Housing with refrigerator:4.09%1.01%
Housing with washing machine:0.39%0.50%
Housing with automobile:2.53%5.03%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.19%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:5.46%9.30%
Dwellings with cellular phones:12.48%1.76%
Homes with Internet:0.19%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Tzajalchén (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 Tzajalchén

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Population pyramid of Tzajalchén (Chiapas)

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

Population pyramid of Tzajalchén
Data of the age pyramid of the town Tzajalchén (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)228242470
Youth (6-14 years)352337689
Adults (15-59 years)8517871,638
Elderly (60+ years)8778165

Photos of Tzajalchén

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The Postal Code of Tzajalchén (Chiapas) is 29489

Are you going to send a letter to Tzajalchén? Do you have a friend in Tzajalchén and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Tzajalchén consists of the following 5 digits: 29489. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Tzajalchén ("29") correspond to the state code of Chiapas, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

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