7,300 (2012 SIL).
Chin State, Paletwa township (Mang Um, Doitu, and Hettui dialects); Rakhine State, Mrauk-U township (Lai dialect); along the Laymyo or Phunglaung river.
Doitu, Hettui, Lai, Mang Um (Song). Reportedly closely related to Laitu Chin [clj]; lexical similarity over 90% but not intelligible.
Vigorous. All domains. All ages.
Traditional religion, Buddhist, Christian.