Thumsi Village, with population of 954 is Santhipuram sub district's the 26th most populous village, located in Santhipuram sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Thumsi village is 2 km2 and it is the 29th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 507 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kolarkarnataka and distance from Thumsi village to Kolarkarnataka is 15 km. Pin code of Thumsi village is 517423. The village comes under Thumsi panchayat. Santhipuram is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 3 km. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 115 km away.


The village is home to 954 people, among them 496 (52%) are male and 458 (48%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Thumsi village is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 219 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 818. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.8% which is -3.6% lower than male population growth rate of 18.4%. General caste population has increased by 16.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.7% and child population has decreased by -25.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 923 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 908, in schedule caste is 1778. There are 900 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 54 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 564 people in the village are literate, among them 333 are male and 231 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Thumsi is 66%. 75% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Workers profile

Thumsi has 51% (487) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 43% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 35% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.