Matavalam Village, with population of 298 is Palasamudram sub district's the 4th least populous village, located in Palasamudram sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Matavalam village is 0 km2 and it is the smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1863 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Chittoor and distance from Matavalam village to Chittoor is 37 km. Pin code of Matavalam village is 517599. The village comes under Simharajupuram panchayat. Palasamudram 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 37 km away. 0.02 square kilometer (13%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 298 people, among them 143 (48%) are male and 155 (52%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Matavalam village is 7%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 71 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 290. Female population growth rate of the village is 3.3% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 2.1%. General caste population has increased by 3.8% and child population has decreased by -35.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1084 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1084,. There are 818 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 249 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 235 people in the village are literate, among them 121 are male and 114 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Matavalam is 85%. 92% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Workers profile

Matavalam has 34% (101) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 10% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.