Sathambakam Village, with population of 2109 is Penumuru sub district's the 9th least populous village, located in Penumuru sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sathambakam village is 8 km2 and it is the 8th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 258 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Chittoor and distance from Sathambakam village to Chittoor is 10 km. Pin code of Sathambakam village is 517126. The village comes under Sathambakam panchayat. Penumuru is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 10 km away.


The village is home to 2109 people, among them 1065 (50%) are male and 1044 (50%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sathambakam village is 11%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 556 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -0.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2122. Female population growth rate of the village is 2.5% which is 5.9% higher than male population growth rate of -3.4%. General caste population has increased by 0.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -61.5% and child population has decreased by -7.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 980 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 972, in schedule caste is 1004 and in schedule tribe is 1500. There are 773 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 56 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 276 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1282 people in the village are literate, among them 733 are male and 549 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sathambakam is 68%. 79% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Workers profile

Sathambakam has 46% (979) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 34% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 25% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.