37,600 in Brunei (2007 SIL). Population total all countries: 57,600.
Central and interior Belait and Tutong districts, south of Tutong [ttg] language area; Brunei dialect around Seria town and a few villages near Sarawak border. Also in Malaysia.
5 (Developing). De facto language of national identity.
Brunei Bisaya, Sarawak Bisaya, Tutong 1. Lexical similarity: 78% with dialects spoken in Brunei and Sarawak, lower with other Dusunic languages.
Also use Brunei [kxd].
Recognized indigenous group.