5,000 in Equatorial Guinea (2010 SIL). Population total all countries: 5,600. 0 monolinguals. L2 users: Few.
Annobón Island, isolated from mainland by 360 km of ocean (2,000); Bioko Island, Malabo (500), a few on continental Equatorial Guinea.
Possible vowel length; vowel harmony; tone sandhi.
Vigorous use in Annobón and Malabo. All domains except government and education where Spanish [spa] is used. All ages. Positive attitudes. Many on Bioko learn the local trade language, Equatorial Guinean Pidgin [fpe]. Noncreolized Portuguese [por] used as liturgical language by local Catholics. Almost all also use Spanish [spa]. Many on Bioko learn Spanish, but less so on Annobón. Women on Annobón seem uncomfortable in Spanish. Also use Fang [fan].
Latin script [Latn], used since 2008.
Famed swimmers, fishermen, and whalers. Christian.