300,000 (2005 SIL). Based on the actual population of the subdivisions where the Basaa people are present, as of the official 2005 census (2014 C. Hamm).
Littoral region: Nkam and Sanaga-Maritime divisions; Centre region: spread throughout Nyong-and-Kéllé division; South region: Océan division; West region: Menoua division.
Bakem, Basso, Bibeng, Bon, Diboum, Log, Mbang, Mpo, Ndokama, Ndokbele, Ndokpenda, Nyamtam.
Latin script [Latn].