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Chichicastenango

Municipality in Guatemala

Contents: Population

The population development of Chichicastenango as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images).

ChichicastenangoMunicipality133,700144,765148,918
GuatemalaRepublic13,677,81516,346,95016,858,333

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadistica Guatemala (web).

Explanation: In contrast to the population estimates and projections in the table above, the census figures used by the following information about population structure are not adjusted for underenumeration. The area figures of municipalities are computed by using geospatial data.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2018)
Males67,187
Females74,380
Age Groups (C 2018)
0-14 years51,630
15-64 years83,928
65+ years6,009
Age Distribution (C 2018)
0-9 years33,828
10-19 years35,381
20-29 years25,676
30-39 years17,010
40-49 years13,032
50-59 years7,919
60-69 years4,792
70-79 years2,709
80+ years1,220
Urbanization (C 2018)
Rural70,173
Urban71,394
Place of Birth (C 2018)
Same municipality137,017
Other municipality in Guatamala2,557
Other country61
Ethnic Group (C 2018)
Maya139,900
Garifuna77
Xinca7
Afro-Guatemalan53
Ladino1,478
Foreign52
Mother Tongue (C 2018)
Spain5,583
Q'eqchi'14
K'iche'121,677
Mam39
Kaqchikel283
Other language853
Literacy (A7+) (C 2018)
yes80,636
no37,398

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