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San Juan Metaltepec

San Juan Metaltepec is located at a height of 1597 meters above sea level in the municipality of Santiago Zacatepec in Oaxaca (StC-Z), Mexico. Its geographic location is at latitude: 17.175556 and longitude: -95.911667.

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San Juan Metaltepec is populated by 1259 people. The total population consists of 78 children aged 0 to 2 years, 64 aged 3 to 5 years, 177 children aged 6 to 11 years, 123 teenagers between 12 and 14 years and 109 aged 15 to 17 years. The number of adult people aged 18 to 24 is 100, in the age group of 25 to 60 years are 429 people and the over 60 years old people are represented by 179 people.

Dividing the overall population of 1259 inhabitants in only three age groups result in: 442 people aged 0 to 14, 692 people aged 15 to 64 and 125 people aged 65 or more years. The male-female ratio is 96.41 men per 100 woman and the birth rate (fertility rate) is 3.67 children per woman.

Indigenous population

In San Juan Metaltepec are known 1259 people in censal housholds, where the head or his partner speaks an indigenous language. In the group of children 3 years and older 1145 speak an indegenous language, 230 speaking an indigenous language but not spanish and 914 people who do speak both, spanish and an indigenous language. For the age group 5 years and older these numbers are 1104, 208 and 895 people.


While 1254 people were born in the same state, 2 were born in another Mexican state. The total number of people older than 5 years who lived in this state between 2005 and 2010 is 1130, the number of those older than 5 years who lived in 2005 in another state is 2 people.


41 of the 1259 living in San Juan Metaltepec have some form of disability, activity limitation, mental or physical condition.

  • Mobility impairment: 9
  • Visual impairment: 8
  • Communicating: 7
  • Hearing disability: 3
  • Physical disability: 0
  • Learning and thinking: 2
  • Mental health: 15

A total of 1209 people is free of disabilities. Read about disabilities.

School and education


In the age group of 8 to 14 years about 40 people do not know read or write and 225 of the group 15 and older are in that same situation.


  • Aged 3 to 5 years: 46 do not visit school
  • Aged 6 to 11 years: 19 do not visit a school
  • Aged 12 to 14 years: 11 do not visit a school
  • Aged 15 to 17 years: 69 do visit a school
  • Aged 18 to 24 years: 16 do visit a school

15 years and older

  • 110 do not have any school degree or at most preschool.
  • 324 did visit primary school up to the fifth class (incomplete).
  • 171 finished primary school (6 years complete).
  • 55 two years at secondary school at least (incomplete).
  • 70 three years at secondary school (complete).


Within the group of adults over 18 years 67 do have a scholar degree after having completed secondary school or high school. Like Bachelor, technical schools, university, master or doctor degrees. This group divides into 35 males and 32 females. While the populations medium degree is 5.07, the male population do have a medium degree of 5.49, the female population one of 4.67

Economic characteristics

Economically active

The economically active population, people how are employed or actively seeking employment, is 366 people. 341 of this fraction are male and 25 are female. Economically inactive are about 567 people. The active fraction divides in 366 occupied and 0 unoccupied people.

Social security and public health care

While 797 people have access to one of the social security systems in Mexico, about 460 individuals are without health insurance.

Access to the services of the Mexican Social Security Institute IMSS have 6 people. 16 people do have the right to access the ISSTE, 0 find their security at ISSSTE and 775 have access to the public health insurance, Seguro Popular.

Marital Status

About 333 people of the age group 12 years and older are unmarried or singles. The number of people who are married or who are living in a conjugal relationship is 518 and there are 89 people who are separated, divorced or widowed.


The large fraction of 1048 people are Roman Catholics, 211 people are Christians, mostly Protestants and similar historic religions. Other religions like Judaism, Islam, New Age, Ethnic religions and even religious movements are preferred by 0 individuals and finally about 0 are without any religion or are atheists.


The total number of homes, private or not, occupied or not, with or without further information, is 358 and 292 of them are inhabited.

Private homes

The total number of private homes, with more detailed information available, is 358. With 292 occupied private homes and 34 unoccupied private homes. 32 are only for temporal use. As far as information is available the medium number of occupants in private homes is 1259.

Economic status

In San Juan Metaltepec about 66 private homes do not have any of the following goods. 206 own a radio, 126 have a TV, 32 own a fridge, a washing machine is available in 1 private homes and a car is available in 10. In 4 homes a PC is part of the standard of living. A cable telephone is available in 26, an internet connection can be found in 1 and 1 homes do have cellphones.

Equipment in private homes

  • Without floor other than soil: 65
  • Normal floor: 227
  • One bedroom: 132
  • Two or more bedrooms: 160
  • One room: 9
  • Two rooms: 103
  • Three or more rooms: 180

Services in private homes

  • With electricity: 280
  • Without electricity: 12
  • Tubed water: 134
  • Without tubed water: 158
  • With toilet: 290
  • Connected to the drainage: 86
  • Without drainage: 206
  • Fully equipped homes: 38
All data is based on the 2010 published data of the Mexican National Institute of Statistics and Geography

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