||36,700 in Myanmar (1983). Population total all countries: 37,888.
||Arakan Hills, Akyab area. Matu are in Southern Chin State, Matupi, Mindat, and Paletwa townships, western Myanmar. Also spoken in Bangladesh, India.
||Khumi, Khami, Khweymi, Khimi, Khuni
||Khimi, Yindi (Yindu), Khami, Ngala.
||Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Kuki-Chin-Naga, Kuki-Chin, Southern, Khumi
||Speakers also use Burmese.
||Literacy rate in second language: 60%. Roman script in India. NT: 1959–1999.
||Khami and Ngala may be separate languages. SOV; genitives, articles, adjectives, numerals after noun heads. Mountain slope. Tropical forest. 1,200 meters. Peasant agriculturalists. Christian, traditional religion, Buddhist.