Eraniel Ward No 13, with population of 484 is Eraniel city's the 4th least populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 484 people, among them 231 (48%) are male and 253 (52%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Eraniel Ward No 13 is 8%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 138 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -6.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 520. Female population growth rate of the ward is -4.2% which is 5.6% higher than male population growth rate of -9.8%. General caste population has decreased by -4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -40.5% and child population has decreased by -11.4% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1095 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1086, in schedule caste is 1273. There are 773 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 64 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 543 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 418 people in the ward are literate, among them 202 are male and 216 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Eraniel WARD NO.-0013 is 94%. 97% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Workers profile

Eraniel WARD NO.-0013 has 35% (169) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 11% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.