Eraniel Ward No 09, with population of 239 is Eraniel city's the least populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 239 people, among them 123 (51%) are male and 116 (49%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Eraniel Ward No 09 is 10%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 57 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -25.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 321. Female population growth rate of the ward is -28% which is -4.9% lower than male population growth rate of -23.1%. General caste population has decreased by -14.9% and child population has decreased by -4% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 943 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 943,. There are 846 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 63 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 283 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 215 people in the ward are literate, among them 110 are male and 105 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Eraniel WARD NO.-0009 is 100%. 100% of male and 100% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Workers profile

Eraniel WARD NO.-0009 has 89% (213) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 89% male and 89% female population are working population. 87% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 88% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.