translated from Spanish: Chiapas, Oaxaca and Guerrero, the states with the highest social lag, according to Coneval

In Mexico, the five states with the highest social lag are Chiapas, Oaxaca, Guerrero, Veracruz and Puebla, according to the Social Lag Index 2020, carried out by the National Council for evaluation of social development policy (Coneval).
For this measurement, the Coneval takes into account indicators of educational lag, access to health services, basic housing services and household goods at the state, municipal and locality levels.
According to the results obtained, of the 32 states, 4 have a very high level of social lag, 4 register a high level, 6 have a medium level, 16 a low level and 4 a very low level.
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The 4 states that have a very high level of social lag are Chiapas, Oaxaca, Guerrero, Veracruz, while Puebla is the worst located among the entities that register a high level of social lag.
On the opposite side, the entities with less social lag are: Nuevo León, Coahuila, Mexico City, Aguascalientes and Colima.
While at the municipal level, of the 2 thousand 469 municipalities that the country has, 152 (representing 6.2% of the total), record a very high degree of social lag; 677 (27.4% of the total) had very low social lag.
As for the municipalities, the 10 that have the highest social laggards are: Batopilas by Manuel Gómez Morín (Chihuahua); Mosque (Durango); Del Nayar (Nayarit); Cochoapa el Grande (Guerrero); Mezquitic (Jalisco); Chalchihuitán and Sitalá (Chiapas); San José Tenango (Oaxaca); Urique (Chihuahua), and Mixtla de Altamirano (Veracruz).
And the 10 demarcations or municipalities with less social lag are: Benito Juárez (Mexico City); Apodaca (New Lion); Coacalco de Berriozábal (State of Mexico); Saint Nicholas of the Garza (New Lion); Coyoacán and Miguel Hidalgo (CDMX); Cuautitlán (Edomex); Guadalupe (New Lion), as well as Cuauhtémoc and Azcapotzalco (CDMX).
Panorama at the locality level
The Coneval indicates that of the 108,149 locations that provided information, 7,000,741 locations recorded a very high level of social lag, or about 7.2% of the total.

While another 19 thousand 789 have a high level of lag and 17 thousand 292 a very low level.
The rest of the 108 thousand 149 locations have medium or low lag levels.
The locations with the highest Social Lag index are: El Sabino, Sinaloa; Sicochi, Chihuahua; La Guacamaya, Durango; Saint Jerome, Chiapas; Las Cruces, Nayarit; None, Jalisco; The Papante Table, El Chalate, Rincón de Vinateros, El Rincón Grande, and Las Higueras, as well as Mesa de Remisacachi and La Agueita, in Chihuahua.
These 13 places top the list of the 7 thousand 741 who have a very high degree of social lag.
On the other hand, Baja California is the state with the most locations with a very low lag level, with a total of 16.
Nationally, only 86 locations reported the minimum value that places them in a very low degree of social lag.
Educational lag and access to health
The results of the Coneval show the laggards in health and education at the national level.
In the case of educational lag, the Coneval notes that in Mexico there are 29.6% of the population of 15 years and older, with incomplete basic education.
4.7% of the population 15 years of age or older is illiterate, and 6.1% of the population from 6 to 14 years old does not attend school.
On the issue of health, the study says that 26.2% of the population without the right to health services.
And as for household goods, 27.2% of Mexican households do not have a washing machine and 12.4% do not have a refrigerator.
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