According to the 2001 census report, Deesa had a population of about 83,340 inhabitants. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47% of the population. In Deesa 15% of the population is less than six years of age. The average literacy rate of Deesa is 61%, which is higher than the national average, which is 59.5%. Male literacy rate is 69% while that of the female population is 52%.
Juna Disa Teerth is a pilgrim spot nearby. Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary and the historic monuments at Palanpur are the other attractions of Deesa.