26,700 (2000), increasing.
North West Region, Menchum division, Wum Central subdivision, Wum area.
Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Used in primary and secondary education informally. Mostly women and children want to learn to read and write. Poetry. Radio programs. Grammar. Bible portions: 2003.
Aghem Cultural and Development Association active in language development. Christian, traditional religion.