Municipality Turnišče, which is part of the pomurska statistical region, measures 24 km2; this ranks it 193th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2015 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2015 about 3,250 people (about 1,600 men and 1,650 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Turnišče 146th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 138 people per square kilometre, which was higher than the national average of 102 people per square kilometre.
The number of live births was higher than the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 0.3 (in Slovenia 0.4). The number of people who moved from the municipality was higher than the number of people who moved into the municipality, so net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was –7.3. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was –7.0 (in Slovenia 0.6).
The mean age of people in Turnišče was 42.4 years, which was lower than the national average (42.6).
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Turnišče the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 114 people, aged 65 or more, per 100 people aged 0–14. This ratio shows that the value of the ageing index was lower than the national average of 123. It also shows that the mean age of people in Velika Polana is growing more slowly than in Slovenia as a whole. Data by sex show that the ageing index for women was in all Slovene municipalities higher than the ageing index for men. In Turnišče – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.
In the school year 2015/2016 basic school in Turnišče was attended by about 250 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 100 pupils. There were 30 students and 10 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 39 per 1,000 and 9 per 1,000, respectively.
Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 53% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self–employed persons), which is less than the national average (58%).
The registered unemployment rate was 19.9%, which is more than the national average (12.3%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.
In Turnišče, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 23% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 9% lower.
In 2015, there were 330 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 78% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 101 m2.
About every other person in Turnišče had a car (49 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9.4 years old.
In 2015, 185 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Turnišče, which is 130 kg less than on average in Slovenia.