Eraniel Ward No 15, with population of 600 is Eraniel city's the 6th least populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 600 people, among them 288 (48%) are male and 312 (52%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Eraniel Ward No 15 is 8%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 156 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -4.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 628. Female population growth rate of the ward is 4.7% which is 17.4% higher than male population growth rate of -12.7%. General caste population has decreased by -4.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -64.3% and child population has decreased by -3.9% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1083 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1067, in schedule caste is 1500 and in schedule tribe is 5000. There are 960 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 180 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 139 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 546 people in the ward are literate, among them 262 are male and 284 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Eraniel WARD NO.-0015 is 99%. 100% 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 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Workers profile

Eraniel WARD NO.-0015 has 37% (223) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 13% female population are working population. 61% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.