||1,000, decreasing. 150 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 2,000.
||Deaf sign language
||Home. Mainly older adults. Neutral attitude. Most users can also communicate in Malaysian Sign Language [xml].
||Literacy rate in L2: 50%.
||Deaf school established 1954, where only oral method was used. Sign language evolved outside the classroom. Use declined in the late 1970s due to spread of other sign languages, but there are still users.