The regional council of Matte Yehuda consists of 39,000 residents, of whom 22,000 are over the age of 18. The annual population growth rate is evaluated at 2.6%.

The population in Matte Yehuda is socio-economically, culturally, and religiously diverse.

The council attributes great importance to maintaining the heritage and traditions of its residents, and invests a great deal of resources in maintaining and encouraging the folklore, culture, dress, and culinary  traditio.