Eraniel Ward No 02, with population of 1108 is Eraniel city's the most populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 1108 people, among them 555 (50%) are male and 553 (50%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Eraniel Ward No 02 is 10%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 281 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 17.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 941. Female population growth rate of the ward is 13.6% which is -8.6% lower than male population growth rate of 22.2%. General caste population has increased by 17.6% and child population has decreased by -9.3% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 996 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 995,. There are 1098 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 77 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 164 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 889 people in the ward are literate, among them 455 are male and 434 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Eraniel WARD NO.-0002 is 89%. 90% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Workers profile

Eraniel WARD NO.-0002 has 30% (335) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 7% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.