Chapter 2 Mexico

2.1 State-level overview

According to Mexico’s 2020 census, nearly 7.2 million individuals, or 6% of the country’s population aged 5 years and older, speak an indigenous language. Figure 2.1 depicts the population numbers in each of Mexico’s 32 states. Click on the map to see that state name, total population, indigenous language population, and proportion of the state’s population that speaks an indigenous language.