Demografia de Tabasco

According to the last population census run across Mexico in the year 2005,Tabasco reports a little less than 2 million inhabitants, 60% of which are younger than 30 years of age. Average density reaches 76 persons per sq. kilometer, a fact that has to take into account that as much as 81% of the total population reside in just one municipality, Centro. As it has been mentioned, 45% of the inhabitants in the state of Tabasco live in rural areas, as it should be in a state with a strong farming tradition. Life expectancy for those born in the state reaches 71,3 years for men, and a much higher rate of 76,9 years of age for women. In terms of education, average schooling for those over 15 years of age reaches 8 years, but illiteracy rates are not as promising since it is currently as high as 8%, while another 4% of those under 15 years of age have never been to school. Regarding cultural diversity, only 3% of the Tabasco locals speak an indigenous dialect, mainly chontal. And finally, in terms of spiritual predilections, 70% of the state declares to follow the catholic faith, rather low when compared to the national average.

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