Yocwitz (Chiapas)

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It was formerly known as Yor'witz.

The town of Yocwitz is located in the Municipality of San Juan Cancuc (in the State of Chiapas). There are 806 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #13 in terms of number of inhabitants. Yocwitz is at 1,003 meters of altitude.

This town has recently changed its name. It used to be known as Yor'witz. This town decided to change its name in the year 2010.

Data: In Yocwitz, 9% of the inhabitants are catholic and 0% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of Yocwitz is located at 10.5 kilometers from San Juan Cancuc, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the South direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Yocwitz.

Where is Yocwitz? How to get there? Map

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The population of Yocwitz (Chiapas) is 806 inhabitants

Population data in Yocwitz (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Yocwitz: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Yocwitz:
Fertility rate (children per woman):1.9113.09
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:22.08%20.57%
Illiterate population (men):7.94%13.09%
Illiterate population (women):14.14%28.45%
Schooling level:4.33.55
Schooling level (men):5.264.39
Schooling level (women):3.332.67
Indigenous culture data in Yocwitz:
Percentage of indigenous population:99.63%99.57%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:81.64%79.00%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:55.46%62.14%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Yocwitz, 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 Yocwitz:
Employed population over 12 years:15.51%27.43%
Employed population over 12 years (men):29.71%39.83%
Employed population over 12 years (women):0.51%14.37%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:186131
Homes with electricity:83.33%87.50%
Housing with piped water:2.15%51.56%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:0.54%87.50%
Dwellings with radio:5.91%51.56%
Housing with television:9.14%9.38%
Housing with refrigerator:2.15%0.78%
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:0.54%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:8.60%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.54%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Yocwitz (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 Yocwitz

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Population pyramid of Yocwitz (Chiapas)

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

Population pyramid of Yocwitz
Data of the age pyramid of the town Yocwitz (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)7174145
Youth (6-14 years)90107197
Adults (15-59 years)214215429
Elderly (60+ years)171835

Photos of Yocwitz

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