700,000 (2003), increasing. 1,000,000 including Northern Dagara in Burkina Faso (2003).
Northwest corner, west Upper West Region.
4 (Educational). Recognized language (1951, Laws of the Gold Coast, Vernacular Literature Board Ordinance, as amended by Ordinance No. 44).
Vigorous. All domains. All ages.
Dagaare is more prominent politically and socially than Birifor. Different from Northern Dagara [dgi] in Burkina Faso. Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.