Eraniel Ward No 11, with population of 539 is Eraniel city's the 5th least populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 539 people, among them 263 (49%) are male and 276 (51%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Eraniel Ward No 11 is 8%, among them 31% are boys and 69% are girls. There are 140 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 1.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 531. Female population growth rate of the ward is 4.2% which is 5.3% higher than male population growth rate of -1.1%. General caste population has increased by 0.4% and child population has decreased by -4.3% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1049 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1050, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 2214 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 53 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 864 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 469 people in the ward are literate, among them 243 are male and 226 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Eraniel WARD NO.-0011 is 95%. 98% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone down by -3%.

Workers profile

Eraniel WARD NO.-0011 has 30% (162) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 5% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.