Eraniel Ward No 14, with population of 725 is Eraniel city's the 7th most populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 725 people, among them 346 (48%) are male and 379 (52%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Eraniel Ward No 14 is 7%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 188 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -4.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 758. Female population growth rate of the ward is -3.3% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of -5.5%. General caste population has decreased by -4.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by 0% and child population has decreased by -33.3% 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 1099, in schedule caste is 500. There are 1000 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 273 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 644 people in the ward are literate, among them 311 are male and 333 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Eraniel WARD NO.-0014 is 95%. 97% of male and 94% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Workers profile

Eraniel WARD NO.-0014 has 40% (290) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 68% male and 15% female population are working population. 64% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.