Matwad Village, with population of 2440 is Jalalpore sub district's the 15th most populous village, located in Jalalpore sub district of Navsari district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Matwad village is 8 km2 and it is the 20th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 323 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Navsari and distance from Matwad village to Navsari is 11 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Matwad village is 396439. The village comes under Matwad panchayat. Jalalpore is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 13 km. District head quarter of the village is Navsari which is 11 km away.


The village is home to 2440 people, among them 1202 (49%) are male and 1238 (51%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Matwad village is 6%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 666 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -12.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2776. Female population growth rate of the village is -10.4% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of -13.8%. General caste population has decreased by -13%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2.6% and child population has decreased by -23% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1030 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1031, in schedule caste is 1111 and in schedule tribe is 975. There are 1066 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 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 245 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 2195 people in the village are literate, among them 1085 are male and 1110 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Matwad is 96%. 96% of male and 96% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Workers profile

Matwad has 42% (1028) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 27% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 23% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.