Eraniel Ward No 07, with population of 643 is Eraniel city's the 7th least populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 643 people, among them 322 (50%) are male and 321 (50%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Eraniel Ward No 07 is 8%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 172 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 17.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 549. Female population growth rate of the ward is 15.1% which is -4.2% lower than male population growth rate of 19.3%. General caste population has increased by 16.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.3% and child population has increased by 2% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 997 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 997, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 1000 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 36 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 42 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 585 people in the ward are literate, among them 294 are male and 291 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Eraniel WARD NO.-0007 is 99%. 99% of male and 98% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Workers profile

Eraniel WARD NO.-0007 has 39% (252) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 20% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.