1,400,000 in Benin (2006). Population total all countries: 1,435,500.
Zou and Atlantic departments, south Abomey-Calavi and Ouidah communes; Littoral Department, Cotonou. Interspersed with other groups south and in towns north.
3 (Wider communication).
Agbome, Arohun, Gbekon, Kpase.
Vigorous. Administration, education, religious services, commerce, and labor. Positive attitudes. Also use French [fra]. Used as L2 by Aguna [aug], Ayizo Gbe [ayb], Ci Gbe [cib], Eastern Xwla Gbe [gbx], Ede Idaca [idd], Ede Ije [ijj], Gbesi Gbe [gbs], Gun [guw], Kotafon Gbe [kqk], Maxi Gbe [mxl], Tchumbuli [bqa], Tofin Gbe [tfi], Weme Gbe [wem], Western Xwla Gbe [xwl], Xwela Gbe [xwe].
Latin script [Latn].
Traditional religion, Christian.