Eraniel Ward No 08, with population of 310 is Eraniel city's the 2nd least populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 310 people, among them 165 (53%) are male and 145 (47%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Eraniel Ward No 08 is 12%, among them 64% are boys and 36% are girls. There are 77 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -19.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 385. Female population growth rate of the ward is -26% which is -13.3% lower than male population growth rate of -12.7%. General caste population has decreased by -19.5% and child population has decreased by -25% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 879 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 879,. There are 565 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 158 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 213 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 270 people in the ward are literate, among them 141 are male and 129 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Eraniel WARD NO.-0008 is 99%. 99% of male and 98% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Workers profile

Eraniel WARD NO.-0008 has 69% (213) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 67% male and 71% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 64% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.