Eraniel Ward No 04, with population of 1021 is Eraniel city's the 3rd most populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 1021 people, among them 528 (52%) are male and 493 (48%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Eraniel Ward No 04 is 9%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 269 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 7.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 946. Female population growth rate of the ward is 6.5% which is -2.8% lower than male population growth rate of 9.3%. General caste population has increased by 9.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -13.9% and child population has decreased by -6.3% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 934 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 953, in schedule caste is 700. There are 854 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 829 people in the ward are literate, among them 450 are male and 379 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Eraniel WARD NO.-0004 is 89%. 94% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Workers profile

Eraniel WARD NO.-0004 has 37% (380) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 11% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.