100,000 (2014 NBTT).
Taraba state: Karim Lamido, Lau, Jalingo, Gassol, Ibi, and Ardokola LGAs; Adamawa state: Numan and Lamurde LGAs; Gombe state: Balanga LGA. Main town is Dza (Jen) by Benue river.
Latin script [Latn], in development.
Ethnonym: E Idza. The language is Ngwa Idza. There are four main groups within the language that settled in different locations but have no differences in their speech, they are: Ye (Saredou, Kaigama), Dzaka (Kachala), Ngwabang (Saretunde), E ’ Zhi (Jaule). Christian, Muslim.