70,000 (2011 SIL).
Bauchi State, Dass LGA, Tafawa-Balewa LGA, Gital, Garam, Kardam, Dulem, Buyital, Michiyan Kuka, Bar, and Kumgas.
Some pressure to shift to Hausa [hau], especially in Bununu Kasa. All ages.
The Bagyak people identify both as Bagyak and also as Jarawa or Jar people. Muslim.