Sathu Village, with population of 551 is Santhipuram sub district's the 26th least populous village, located in Santhipuram sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sathu village is 4 km2 and it is the 15th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 147 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kolarkarnataka and distance from Sathu village to Kolarkarnataka is 15 km. Pin code of Sathu village is 517423. The village comes under Rallabaduguru panchayat. Santhipuram is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 115 km away.


The village is home to 551 people, among them 273 (50%) are male and 278 (50%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sathu village is 9%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 116 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 538. Female population growth rate of the village is -2.1% which is -9.6% lower than male population growth rate of 7.5%. General caste population has increased by 6.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -27.9% and child population has decreased by -32.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1018 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1028, in schedule caste is 913. There are 793 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 100 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 540 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 349 people in the village are literate, among them 190 are male and 159 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sathu is 70%. 78% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Workers profile

Sathu has 68% (373) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 70% male and 66% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 33% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 34% are marginal workers.