India census, Jiribam had a population of 6426. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Jiribam has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 66%. In Jiribam, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Jiribam is on the alignment of a railway line proposed to connect with Myanmar.