360,000 (2002 census), increasing.
Tororo District: near Lake Victoria; Butaleja, Busia, and Bugiri districts.
None known. Most distinct of Western Nilotic languages in Uganda.
Vigorous. Home, village, market. All ages. Positive attitudes.
Latin script [Latn], used since 1979.
Ethnic autonym: Jopadhola; their Bantu neighbors call them Badama and their language Ludama.