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Acapulco

metro area

2020: 852,622, Population

About Acapulco

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In 2020, the population in Acapulco was 852,622 inhabitants (47.8% men and 52.2% women). Compared to 2010, the population in Acapulco decreased by -1.25%.

International sales of Acapulco in N/A were N/A, N/A% N/A the previous year. The products with the highest level of international sales in N/A were Figs, Pineapples Avocados, Guava, Mangoes, Fresh or Dried (US$1.26M), The Articles of Plastics and Articles of other Materials (US$156k), and Articles of Goldsmiths and Parts, of Precious Metal or Clad with Precious Metal (Plated) Sus (US$109k).

International purchases of Acapulco in N/A were N/A, N/A% N/A the previous year. The products with the highest level of international purchases in N/A were Machinery for Cleaning, Drying, Filling, Closing, Sealing, Capsuling or Labelling Bottles, Cans, Boxes, Bags, Etc, Machinery for Aerating Beverages (US$14.4M), Instruments and Apparatus for Regulating or Controlling (US$8.71M), and Other Furniture and Parts (US$3.5M).

The products with the highest level of international sales in undefined were Figs, Pineapples Avocados, Guava, Mangoes, Fresh or Dried (US$1.26M), The Articles of Plastics and Articles of other Materials (US$156k), and Articles of Goldsmiths and Parts, of Precious Metal or Clad with Precious Metal (Plated) Sus (US$109k). In the same year, the products with the highest level of international purchases were Machinery for Cleaning, Drying, Filling, Closing, Sealing, Capsuling or Labelling Bottles, Cans, Boxes, Bags, Etc, Machinery for Aerating Beverages (US$14.4M), Instruments and Apparatus for Regulating or Controlling (US$8.71M), and Other Furniture and Parts (US$3.5M).

The municipalities that make up the metropolitan area of Acapulco are: Acapulco de Juárez and Coyuca de Benítez.

Net International Trade

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* Foreign trade data has been anonymized.

International Sales

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Figs, Pineapples Avocados, Guava, Mangoes, Fresh or Dried: US$1.26M, Main Exported Product (2020)

* Foreign trade data has been anonymized.

The main international sales in N/A were Figs, Pineapples Avocados, Guava, Mangoes, Fresh or Dried (US$1.26M), The Articles of Plastics and Articles of other Materials (US$156k), and Articles of Goldsmiths and Parts, of Precious Metal or Clad with Precious Metal (Plated) Sus (US$109k).

International Purchases

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* Foreign trade data has been anonymized.

The main international purchases in N/A were Machinery for Cleaning, Drying, Filling, Closing, Sealing, Capsuling or Labelling Bottles, Cans, Boxes, Bags, Etc, Machinery for Aerating Beverages (US$14.4M), Instruments and Apparatus for Regulating or Controlling (US$8.71M), and Other Furniture and Parts (US$3.5M).

The main countries of origin of international purchases in N/A were China (US$16.5M), United States (US$11.5M), and Germany (US$8.04M).

Monthly International Trade

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* Foreign trade data has been anonymized.

Population and Housing

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Acapulco 2020: 445,313, Female Population

 Acapulco 2020: 407,309, Male Population

The total population of Acapulco in 2020 was 852,622 inhabitants, with 52.2% woman, and 47.8% men.

The age ranges that concentrated the largest population were 10 to 14 years (73,082 inhabitants), 15 to 19 years (72,783 inhabitants), and 5 to 9 years (70,389 inhabitants). Among them they concentrated 25.4% of the total population.

* In the case of the Afro-descendant population, reference is made to the population that is recognized as Afro-descendant.

Indigenous Dialect

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13.4k inhabitants, Population that speaks an indigenous language

The visualization shows the 10 main indigenous languages spoken by the population of Acapulco.

The population of 3 years and over that speaks at least one indigenous language was 13.4k inhabitants, which corresponds to 1.58% of the total population of Acapulco.

The most widely spoken indigenous dialects were Náhuatl (4,978 inhabitants), Mixteco (3,055 inhabitants), and Tlapaneco (2,961 inhabitants).

Quality of Life

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Rooms and Bedrooms of the House

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42%, Housing with 2 bedrooms (2020)

In the same period, the inhabited private homes with 2 and 1 bedrooms, 42% and 37.7%, respectively.

* The percentage distribution does not add to 100% because the value of the unspecified is not included.

* The data displayed were obtained from the extended questionnaire whose data have a confidence interval of 90% and an error of 0.2.

Services and Connectivity in the Housing

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The icons show the percentage of households that have certain elements of connectivity and/or services. With the upper selector you can switch between 5 categories that include different elements: access to technologies, entertaiment, availability of goods, availability of transport and equipment.

Data provided by Censo de Población y Vivienda 2020 (Cuestionario Básico y Cuestionario Ampliado)

 2020: 18.7, Average time travel to school in minutes

The visualization shows the population distribution according to travel times to work in 2020 compared to travel times at the national level.

On the other hand, the average travel time from home to place of study was 18.7 minutes, 96.7% of the population takes less than an hour to move, while 2.17% takes more than 1 hour.

* The data displayed were obtained from the extended questionnaire whose data have a confidence interval of 90% and an error of 0.2.

Means of Transportation to Work and to School

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The visualization shows the distribution of the means of transport to work or place to study used by the population of Acapulco according to travel times.

In 2020, 46.4% of the population used to walk as the main means of transportation to work.

Regarding the means of transport to go to the place of study, 59.2% of the population used bus, taxi, or similar as the main means of transportation.

* The data displayed were obtained from the extended questionnaire whose data have a confidence interval of 90% and an error of 0.2.

Employment and Education

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Levels of Schooling

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The chart shows the percentage distribution of the population aged 15 years and over in Acapulco according to the approved academic degree.

In 2020, the main academic degrees of the population of Acapulco were N/A.

It is possible to see the distribution of academic degrees by sex by changing the option selected in the upper button.

* The data displayed were obtained from the extended questionnaire whose data have a confidence interval of 90% and an error of 0.2.

Illiteracy rate

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Acapulco 2020: 6.28%, Average illiteracy rate

The illiteracy rate for Acapulco in 2020 was 6.28%. Of the total illiterate population, 37.1% corresponded to men and 62.9% to women.

* The illiterate population is considered to be the population aged 15 and over who cannot read or write.

Higher Education Enrollments

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Top Women Area (Bachelor's Degrees - 2021): 4.02k, Administration and business

Top Men Area (Bachelor's Degrees - 2021): 3.2k, Administration and business

The areas with the highest number of men enrolled in bachelor's degrees were Administration and business (3,198), Social sciences and law (2,529), and Health sciences (1,871). Similarly, the study areas that concentrated the most women enrolled in bachelor's degrees were Administration and business (4,017), Health sciences (3,904), and Social sciences and law (3,567).

It is possible to review this distribution in other years and different areas of study by changing the options selected in the upper buttons.

Higher Education Enrollment by Training Field

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In 2021, the most demanded training field in Acapulco were Laws (3.08k), Accounting and supervision (2.54k), and Multidisciplinary or general plans field of administration and management (2.53k).

Upper Secondary Education Graduates by State

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Acapulco: 406k, Total number of graduates from upper secondary education 2021 - 2022

*The values presented were provided by the SEP and correspond to values for the period 2021-2022.

The states with the highest number of graduates in the 2020-2021 school period were: Estado de México (8.08%, 32,803 graduates), Ciudad de México (6.75%, 27,386 graduates), Guanajuato (6.43%, 26,094 graduates), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (5.75%, 23,345 graduates), and Tamaulipas (5.26%, 21,329 graduates).

Graduate Students of Upper Secondary Education by Carrer

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Acapulco: 189, Total number of careers in Upper Secondary Education

*The values presented were provided by the SEP and correspond to values for the period 2021-2022.

The upper secondary education courses in Mexico with the highest number of graduates were Programación (9.94%, 40,342 graduates), Soporte Y Mantenimiento De Equipo De Cómputo (6.8%, 27,588 graduates), and Contabilidad (6.2%, 25,161 graduates).

Health Resources

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Health Institutions and Type

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Stratum

The matrix is colored according to el número de unidades de salud by type and institution. The data is updated as of March 2022.

With the top selectors you can change the indicator and analyze the data for the rural and urban strata.

Data provided by Secretaría de Salud and CONAPO.

Health Establishments by Institution

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The graphs show the distribution of health units by rural or urban stratum and by type of establishment through March 2022.

By clicking on a chart it is possible to filter the information displayed by the other chart.

Health Coverage

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Health Options and Coverage

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  • 32.4 %, Population served by Seguro Popular
  • 33.7 %, Population served by Social Security

In Acapulco, the most widely used health care options in 2020 were IMSS (Social Security) (281k), SSAs Health Care Center or Hospital (271k), and Another place (114k).

In the same year, the social insurances that grouped the largest number of people were Popular Insurance or New Generation (XXI Century Health Insurance) (308k) and Pemex, Defense or Marine (244k).

* The sum of the affiliated population is greater than the national population because a person can be affiliated with multiple health institutions.

* The data displayed were obtained from the extended questionnaire whose data have a confidence interval of 90% and an error of 0.2.

Difficulty Performing Daily Activities

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In 2020, the main disabilities present in the population of Acapulco were visual disability (23k people), hearing disability (10.3k people), and disability to remember (9.63k people).

* A person can have more than one disability and appear counted in more than one category.

Disability and Diversity

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The chart shows the population pyramid of disability population in Acapulco. With the upper selector it is possible to review the population pyramid for different types of disability.

By default, the chart shows the distribution of the visual disability population. 23,047 people with visual disabilities were totaled, 55.6% women and 44.4% men.

According to gender and age range, women among 60 to 64 years concentrated the 5.94% of the total population with visual disability, while men among 65 to 69 years concentrated the 5.05% of this population group.

Causes or Origins of Disabilities

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The matrix chart shows the distribution of the population with disabilities according to the type of disability and its causes or origins.

* A person can have more than one disability and appear counted in more than one category.

* The data displayed were obtained from the extended questionnaire whose data have a confidence interval of 90% and an error of 0.2.

Evolution of COVID-19 Cases

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Time Axis

* The dashed line indicates preliminary data that will be confirmed during the next 7 days.

The visualization presents the evolution of daily cases by COVID-19 in Acapulco.

With the selector at the top it is possible to change the visualization to the evolution of deaths by COVID-19 (daily or accumulated). There is also the option of viewing the data with a 7-day rolling mean or a rate per 100,000 inhabitants.

The visualization shows the distribution of deaths according to comorbidity in Acapulco. All the deceased reported to date are considered.

The buttons at the top allow you to see this distribution for the total of confirmed cases and hospitalized cases to date in Acapulco.

COVID-19 Cases by Sex and Age Range

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The visualization shows the distribution of confirmed cases according to age range and sex in Acapulco to the date.

The selector at the top allows you to see this distribution for deceased and hospitalized patients. Additionally, when selecting type of patient it is possible to visualize the distribution by age range of hospitalized and outpatient patients.

Diversity of the Person of Reference or Head of the Household

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  • 39.1%, Dwellings with women heads of household
  • 60.9%, Dwellings with men heads of household

According to data from the Population Census 2020, 245k dwellings were registered. Of these, 39.1% are homes where the person of reference is a woman and 60.9% corresponds to homes where the person of reference is a man.

Regarding the age ranges of the person of reference, 10.9% of the dwellings concentrated heads of household between 50 a 54 años.

Poverty and Social Deprivation Indicators

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Percentage of the Total Population in 2020

  • 17.7%, Population in extreme poverty
  • 35.7%, Population in moderate poverty

The visualization compares various indicators of poverty and social deprivation.

In 2020, 35.7% of the population was in a situation of moderate poverty and 17.7% in extreme poverty. The vulnerable population due to social deprivation reached a 24.9%, while the vulnerable population due to income was 8.17%.

The main social deficiencies of Acapulco in 2020 were deprivation social security, deprivation health services and deprivation food access.

Public security

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Complaints by Goods Affected

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April 2024: 1,028, Total complaints

 April 2024: Stole, Main complaint

The complaints with the highest occurrence during April 2024 were Stole (284), Threats (124), and Damage to Property (118), which covered a 51.2% of total complaints for the month.

When comparing the number of complaints in April 2023 and April 2024, those with the highest growth were Sexual Harassment (100%), Damage to Property (84.4%), and Homicide (37%).