Almost a quarter of the population does not know to read or write,
but the
municipio counts with 144 educational institutions, from preschool to high school.

35 doctors provide medical care at 10 public facilities, and there are many more in the private sector.

81% earns less than 2 minimum salaries daily (about US $7.50 in 2007 dollars).
8% don´t have a toilets or drainage, 12% lack running water, and 12%  have no electricity.

The budget provided from local state and federal funds is projected to be app 51 million pesos in 2005,
plus some other funds that I´m not clear about. (dif)
Right now that´s a little more than US $ 100 per person, annually. ($65 in 2009 dollars)

Property taxes are assessed against 11,336 units, averaging 116 pesos, about US $10, even though
the house is worth a million pesos or dollars.
Statistics
Catemaco
Veracruz, Mexico
The largest cities are the county seat of Catemaco city with 26,141 inhabitants (2005), followed by
Sontecomapan with 2,374, La Victoria with 1,804  and another 10 towns with more than 500 people.

The population is mostly mestizo, with less than 500 known native language speakers, and less than
50+/- resident foreigners.
Población
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
2005
Proyección
2010
2030
Ciudad
4300e
7900e
11.786
16,113
21.260
23.631
26.141
   
% aumento
      37%
32%
11%
11%
   
city % pop
    49%
52%
52%
52%
56%
   
Municipio
8.713
16.111
23.905
31.250
40.585
45.383
46.702
45.699
45.617
% aumento
  85%
48%
31%
30%
12%
3%
0%
0%
population
social