India census, Kursath had a population of 6030. 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.It is a predominantaly a muslim town.
kursath lies five km north of lucknow-bangarmau road.Kursath is well connected by lucknow and delhi.A direct bus service is also there from unnao(via safipur).