Yanch'en (San Juan Cancuc, Chiapas)

Maps, photos and statistics of Yanch'en, a beautiful small village of 153 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Yanch'en is located in the Municipality of San Juan Cancuc (in the State of Chiapas). There are 153 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #34 of the ranking. Yanch'en is at 1,675 meters of altitude.

Data: In Yanch'en, 11% of individuals have completed secondary education and 0% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of Yanch'en? You can find it at 3.4 kilometers, in direction North, from the town of San Juan Cancuc, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the Yanch'en location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is Yanch'en? How to get there? Map

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

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The population of Yanch'en (Chiapas) is 153 inhabitants

Population data in Yanch'en (San Juan Cancuc, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Yanch'en: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Yanch'en:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.099.00
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:24.18%21.50%
Illiterate population (men):8.50%9.00%
Illiterate population (women):15.69%34.00%
Schooling level:4.774.32
Schooling level (men):5.745.82
Schooling level (women):3.763
Indigenous culture data in Yanch'en:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:87.58%84.50%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:54.90%61.50%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Yanch'en, 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 Yanch'en:
Employed population over 12 years:34.64%26.50%
Employed population over 12 years (men):66.67%44.00%
Employed population over 12 years (women):3.85%9.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:3343
Homes with electricity:78.79%97.06%
Housing with piped water:72.73%97.06%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:3.03%76.47%
Dwellings with radio:12.12%44.12%
Housing with television:6.06%26.47%
Housing with refrigerator:3.03%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:0.00%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:15.15%2.94%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Yanch'en (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 Yanch'en

With the satellite map of Yanch'en will I be able to look for my location? Yes, access the map, zoom in and see the surroundings of this town and the municipality of San Juan Cancuc. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Yanch'en.

Population pyramid of Yanch'en (Chiapas)

In Yanch'en 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 Yanch'en, 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 Yanch'en
Data of the age pyramid of the town Yanch'en (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)12719
Youth (6-14 years)151530
Adults (15-59 years)484896
Elderly (60+ years)358

Photos of Yanch'en

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