Municipality Miklavž na Dravskem polju, which is part of the Podravska statistical region, measures 13 km2; this ranks it 205th among Slovene municipalities.
Statistical data for 2011 reveal the following:
In the middle of 2011 about 6,300 people (about 3,100 men and 3,200 women) were living in the municipality, which ranks Miklavž na Dravskem polju 83rd among Slovene municipalities. The population density was 502 people per square kilometre, which was higher than the national average of 101 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, the same as the national average, 1.6. The number of people who moved from the municipality was lower than the number of people who moved into the municipality, so net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 15.9. The sum of natural increase and net migration per 1,000 population in the municipality was positive. It was 17.5 (in Slovenia 2.6).
The mean age of people in Miklavž na Dravskem polju was 42.7 years, which was higher than the national average (41.8).
As in most Slovene municipalities, in Miklavž na Dravskem polju the number of old people was higher than the number of young people: there were 135 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 117. It also shows that the mean age of people in Miklavž na Dravskem polju 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 Miklavž na Dravskem polju – as in most Slovene municipalities – more women were 65+ years old than 14 or less; for men the situation was the same.
Miklavž na Dravskem polju had 2 kindergartens. They were attended by 205 children or 78% of all children aged 1–5, which was more than the national average of 76%. In the school year 2011/2012 basic schools in Miklavž na Dravskem polju were attended by about 480 pupils, while various upper secondary schools were attended by about 260 pupils. There were 40 students and 9 graduates per 1,000 people in the municipality; in Slovenia the averages were 51 per 1,000 and 10 per 1,000, respectively.
Among people aged 15–64 (i.e. working age population) about 56% were persons in employment (i.e. persons in paid employment or self-employed persons), which is less than the national average of 58%.
The registered unemployment rate was 14.6%, which is more than the national average (11.8%). As in most Slovene municipalities, more women than men were unemployed.
In Miklavž na Dravskem polju, average monthly gross earnings per person employed by legal persons were about 14% lower than the annual average of monthly earnings for Slovenia; and net earnings about 12% lower.
Every 23rd person in the municipality was receiving at least one financial social assistance. In Slovenia as a whole every 24th person received at least one financial social assistance.
In 2011, there were 369 dwellings per 1,000 population. About 79% of dwellings had at least three rooms. Average size of dwellings in the municipality was 100 m2.
About every other person in Miklavž na Dravskem polju had a car (54 passenger cars per 100 population); cars in this municipality were on average 8 years old.
In 2011, 260 kg of municipal waste per person was collected in Miklavž na Dravskem polju, which is 92 kg less than on average in Slovenia.