Matta is a large village located in Kishtwar of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 660 families residing. The Matta village has population of 3114 of which 1556 are males while 1558 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Matta village population of children with age 0-6 is 376 which makes up 12.07 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Matta village is 1001 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Matta as per census is 825, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Matta village has higher literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Matta village was 82.65 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Matta Male literacy stands at 93.78 % while female literacy rate was 71.83 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Matta village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.85 % of total population in Matta village.
The village Matta currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
In Matta village out of total population, 853 were engaged in work activities. 73.39 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.61 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 853 workers engaged in Main Work, 9 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 18 were Agricultural labourer.