1,500 (2000 census), decreasing.
Sumatra, Bengkulu Province. Enggano island, southwest of mainland; 4 smaller nearby islands.
Not closely related to other languages.
Endangered (2000 S. Wurm). Stable presently; threatened long term if emigration and marriage with other language communities continues. Home, village, market, ceremonies. All ages. Positive attitudes. Indonesian [ind] used in formal, civic, religious and educational areas.
Not conclusively established as an Austronesian language, rather than an isolate with Austronesian loans. Christian, Muslim.