Eraniel Ward No 12, with population of 342 is Eraniel city's the 3rd least populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 342 people, among them 164 (48%) are male and 178 (52%) 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 12 is 9%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 87 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 6.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 320. Female population growth rate of the ward is 11.3% which is 8.8% higher than male population growth rate of 2.5%. General caste population has increased by 7.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -60% and child population has decreased by -11.1% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1085 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1073,. There are 1133 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 85 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 133 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 295 people in the ward are literate, among them 146 are male and 149 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Eraniel WARD NO.-0012 is 95%. 98% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Workers profile

Eraniel WARD NO.-0012 has 32% (109) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 10% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.