Eraniel Ward No 01, with population of 802 is Eraniel city's the 6th most populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 802 people, among them 408 (51%) are male and 394 (49%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Eraniel Ward No 01 is 8%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 187 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 93.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 415. Female population growth rate of the ward is 92.2% which is -2.1% lower than male population growth rate of 94.3%. General caste population has increased by 93.3% and child population has increased by 65.9% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 966 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 966,. There are 1061 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 109 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 637 people in the ward are literate, among them 338 are male and 299 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Eraniel WARD NO.-0001 is 87%. 90% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Workers profile

Eraniel WARD NO.-0001 has 46% (367) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 70% male and 21% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.