Eraniel Ward No 06, with population of 997 is Eraniel city's the 4th most populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 997 people, among them 497 (50%) are male and 500 (50%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Eraniel Ward No 06 is 8%, among them 53% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 258 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 73.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 574. Female population growth rate of the ward is 60.3% which is -29.4% lower than male population growth rate of 89.7%. General caste population has increased by 69.2% and child population has increased by 116.2% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1006 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1002, in schedule caste is 1167. There are 905 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 185 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 1178 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 869 people in the ward are literate, among them 434 are male and 435 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Eraniel WARD NO.-0006 is 95%. 95% of male and 94% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Workers profile

Eraniel WARD NO.-0006 has 52% (520) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 43% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 34% are marginal workers.