As of 2001[update] India census, Kursath had a population of 6,030. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kursath has an average literacy rate of 42%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 49%, and female literacy is 35%. In Kursath, 21% of the population is under 6 years of age. This town is situated in between island of ponds from three sides west east and south and from one side north is opened but this side is also covered with amediam size canal dereveted from sharda canal at chuadhary khera pul.