Municipality Sveti Tomaž, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 38 km2; this ranks it 152nd among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2011 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2011 about 2,100 people (about 1,050 men and 1,050 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Sveti Tomaž 180th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 56 people per square kilometre, which was lower than the national average of 101 people per square kilometre.
The number of live births was lower than the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -0.5 (in Slovenia 1.6). The number of people who moved from the municipality was lower than the number of people who moved into the municipality, so net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 15.6. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 15.1 (in Slovenia 2.6).
The mean age of people in Sveti Tomaž was 41.4 years, which was lower than the national average (41.8).
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Sveti Tomaž the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 114 people, aged 65 or more, per 100 people aged 0–14. This ratio shows that the value of the ageing index was lower than the national average of 117. It also shows that the mean age of people in Sveti Tomaž is growing more slowly than in Slovenia as a whole. Data by sex show that the ageing index for women was in all Slovene municipalities higher than the ageing index for men. In Sveti Tomaž – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.
Sveti Tomaž had 1 kindergarten. It was attended by 63 children or 61% of all children aged 1–5, which was less than the national average of 76%. In the school year 2011/2012 basic school in Sveti Tomaž was attended by about 190 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 90 pupils. There were 40 students and 8 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 51 per 1,000 and 10 per 1,000, respectively.
Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 60% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is more than the national average of 58%.
The registered unemployment rate was 14.3%, which is more than the national average (11.8%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.
In Sveti Tomaž, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 1% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 2% higher.
Every 12th person in the municipality was receiving at least one financial social assistance. In Slovenia as a whole every 24th person received at least one financial social assistance.
In 2011, there were 421 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 57% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 78 m2.
Every other person in Sveti Tomaž had a car (42 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 10 years old.
In 2011, 146 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Sveti Tomaž, which is 206 kg less than on average in Slovenia.