As of 2001[update] India census, Churi had a population of 25,075. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Churi has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76% and, female literacy is 54%. In Churi, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. Churi colliery is famous for there coal mines.