100,000 (Bradley 2007). Very few monolinguals.
Shan State, Danu self-administered zone, Ywa Ngan and Pindaya townships; Taunggyi, Yak Sauk, Ye Oo, Aung Ban, and Kalaw townships.
Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Burmese [mya].
Officially considered a Burmese dialect. Not the same as Danau [dnu], a Palaungic language. Buddhist.