Matica families are Croats and they are mostly from Djurdjevac area. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Djurdjevac area and in Zagreb.
About 150 people with faimily name Matica live in Croatia today, in 60 households. There were 190 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number decreased by 20 percent. They are located in 10 Croatian counties, in 11 cities and 12 other places, mostly in Zagreb (65), Kalinovac in Djurdjevac area (25), Koprivnica (10), Djurdjevac (<10), and in Srijem in Koprivnica area (<10).