Erachakulam is a village situated in Thovala taluka of Kanniyakumari district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,605 families residing in the village Erachakulam. The total population of Erachakulam is 5,715 out of which 2,833 are males and 2,882 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Erachakulam is 1,017.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Erachakulam village is 482 which is 8% of the total population. There are 244 male children and 238 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Erachakulam is 975 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,017) of Erachakulam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Erachakulam is 91.2%. Thus Erachakulam village has higher literacy rate compared to 82.8% of Kanniyakumari district. The male literacy rate is 93.74% and the female literacy rate is 88.62% in Erachakulam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Erachakulam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Erachakulam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Erachakulam village.
In Erachakulam village out of total population, 2,302 were engaged in work activities. 77.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,302 workers engaged in Main Work, 47 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 690 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Erachakulam village in Thovala.