Xanlá (Chankom, Yucatán)

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The town of Xanlá is located in the Municipality of Chankom (in the State of Yucatán). There are 381 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #5 in terms of number of inhabitants. Xanlá is at 30 meters of altitude.

Data: In Xanlá, there is a percentage of 99% of indigenous population and 54% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Xanlá? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of Xanlá is located at 6.0 kilometers from Xkalakdzonot, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the North direction. In addition, it is located at 11.8 kilometers from Chankom, which is the capital of the municipality, in the Southesast direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Xanlá.

Where is Xanlá? How to get there? Map

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


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The population of Xanlá (Yucatán) is 381 inhabitants

Population data in Xanlá (Chankom, Yucatán)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020190191381
2010196203399
2005198208406
Evolution of the population in Xanlá: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Xanlá:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.16.40
Population coming from outside the State of Yucatán:2.89%0.75%
Illiterate population:11.81%9.27%
Illiterate population (men):3.67%6.40%
Illiterate population (women):8.14%12.24%
Schooling level:6.95.90
Schooling level (men):7.376.30
Schooling level (women):6.425.50
Indigenous culture data in Xanlá:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:99.21%99.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:70.08%76.44%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:4.46%4.76%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Xanlá, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Yucatán, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Xanlá:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:40.42%34.84%
Employed population over 12 years (men):53.93%53.69%
Employed population over 12 years (women):26.84%15.31%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:10098
Homes with electricity:96.00%96.77%
Housing with piped water:95.00%94.62%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:88.00%77.42%
Dwellings with radio:39.00%43.01%
Housing with television:64.00%62.37%
Housing with refrigerator:54.00%30.11%
Housing with washing machine:54.00%37.63%
Housing with automobile:7.00%5.38%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:2.00%1.08%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%1.08%
Dwellings with cellular phones:54.00%9.68%
Homes with Internet:3.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Xanlá (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Yucatán, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Xanlá

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Xanlá, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Chankom. You can search free satellite map (2022) of Xanlá.


Population pyramid of Xanlá (Yucatán)

In Xanlá 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 Xanlá, 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 Xanlá
Data of the age pyramid of the town Xanlá (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)171734
Youth (6-14 years)434184
Adults (15-59 years)103107210
Elderly (60+ years)272653

Photos of Xanlá

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  2. Chechmil (- inhabitants)
  3. Muchucuxcáh (354 inhabitants)
  4. Nicte-Há (88 inhabitants)
  5. Pambá (- inhabitants)
  6. San Juan Xkalakdzonot (17 inhabitants)
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  8. Tzukmuc (189 inhabitants)
  9. X-Bohom (103 inhabitants)
  10. X-Cocail (200 inhabitants)
  11. X-Kopchén (5 inhabitants)
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  15. Xtohil (- inhabitants)