|• Total||477.4 km2 (184.3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||717 m (2,352 ft)|
|• Density||200/km2 (530/sq mi)|
At the 2011 census, the population of Pernik was 97,181. Most of the inhabitants were Bulgarians (91.4%) with a minority of Gypsies/Romani (1.83%). 6.36% of the population's ethnicity was unknown.
In addition to the capital town of Pernik, the following villages are located in the municipality:
- "Distribuția pe vârste a populației localităților Bulgariei". National Institute of Statistics of Bulgaria. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
- "Distribuția etnică a populației localităților Bulgariei". National Institute of Statistics of Bulgaria. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 20 June 2019.