Municipality Moravske Toplice, which is part of the Pomurska statistical region, measures 145 km2; this ranks it 46th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2008 reveal the following:
At the end of 2008 about 6,000 people (about 3,000 men and 3,000 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Moravske Toplice 85th among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 42 people per square kilometre, which was lower than the national average of 100 people per square kilometre.
The number of live births was lower than the number of deaths, which means that natural increase per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -3.8 (in Slovenia 1.7). 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 -11.8. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was negative. It was -15.6 (in Slovenia 10.9).
The mean age of people in Moravske Toplice was 43.5 years, which was higher than the national average (41.3 years).
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Moravske Toplice the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 144 people, aged 65 or more, per 100 people aged 0–14. This ratio shows that the value of the ageing index was higher than the national average of 118. It also shows that the mean age of people in Moravske Toplice is growing more rapidly 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 Moravske Toplice – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was exactly the opposite.
Moravske Toplice had 6 kindergartens. They were attended by 157 children. Of all children aged 1–5, 76% were included in kindergartens, which was more than the national average of 70%. In the school year 2008/09 elementary schools in Moravske Toplice were attended by about 390 pupils. About 240 pupils from the municipality attended various secondary schools. There were 50 students and 7 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 55 per 1,000 and 8 per 1,000, respectively.
Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 60% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is less than the national average of 62%.
The registered unemployment rate was 11.2%, which is more than the national average (6.7%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.
In Moravske Toplice, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 18% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 15% lower.
Every 17th person in the municipality was receiving at least one financial social assistance. In Slovenia as a whole every 28th person received at least one financial social assistance.
The value of gross investment in new fixed assets in the municipality (EUR 436 per capita) was lower than the national average (EUR 3,165 EUR per capita).
In 2008, there were 470 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 56% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 83 m2.
Every other person in Moravske Toplice had a car (48 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 9 years old.
In tourist accommodations in the municipality around 116,700 arrivals and 456,500 overnight stays of tourist were recorded, which is approximately 4.2% of all arrivals and 5.4% of all overnight stays of tourists in Slovenia.
In 2008, 295 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Moravske Toplice, which is 124 kg less than on average in Slovenia.