15,800,000 in Philippines (2000 census). Includes Cebuano and Binisaya. Population total all countries: 15,810,000.
Negros, Cebu, Bohol, Leyte, Biliran, and south Masbate provinces; parts of Mindanao. Also in United States.
3 (Wider communication). Statutory language of provincial identity in Cebu Province, 4 other areas (1991, ACFLC Section 3(f), may not be subject to population threshold).
Boholano, Cebu, Leyte, Mindanao Visayan. Boholano sometimes considered a separate language.