||900 (Nahhas 2005), decreasing. Ethnic population: 1,500 (Nahhas 2005).
||North, Phrae Province, Ban Dong east of provincial capital; Nan Province, Ban Sakoen, east of Phayao Province border.
Northern Thailand, reference number 28
||Ban Dong, Ban Sakoen. Ban Dong and Ban Sakoen Mpi are mutually intelligible (based on self-report of Ban Dong and Ban Sakoen residents). Lexical similarity: 86% between Ban Dong and Ban Sakoen dialects.
||Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Lolo-Burmese, Loloish, Southern, Phunoi
||Also use Northern Thai or Central Thai.
||Kaw is used in Ban Sakoen. Possibly some in China who refer to their language as Pu Kaw. SOV. Buddhist.