397,000 (2009 census), increasing.
Coast Province, West Kwale county, south of Mombasa to Tanzania border.
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 13%. Language attitudes toward Kigiryama indicate the need for separate Chiduruma literature. Poetry. Radio programs. Films. Videos. NT: 1999.
Ethnonym: Duruma. Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.