Eraniel Ward No 10, with population of 680 is Eraniel city's the 8th least populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 680 people, among them 331 (49%) are male and 349 (51%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Eraniel Ward No 10 is 8%, among them 64% are boys and 36% are girls. There are 160 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 8.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 627. Female population growth rate of the ward is 12.2% which is 7.5% higher than male population growth rate of 4.7%. General caste population has increased by 11.3% and child population has decreased by -7% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1054 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1054,. There are 559 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has increased by 70 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 222 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 620 people in the ward are literate, among them 294 are male and 326 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Eraniel WARD NO.-0010 is 99%. 99% of male and 99% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Workers profile

Eraniel WARD NO.-0010 has 60% (405) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 69% male and 51% female population are working population. 67% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 50% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.