242,000 in Viet Nam (Bradley 2007). Population total all countries: 262,800. Ethnic population: 411,000 (2009 census).
Gia Lai, Kon Tum, and Binh Dinh provinces; some in Dak Lak province.
5 (Developing). Language of recognized ethnic group: Gia Rai.
Aráp, Chuty, Golar, Habau (Ho-Bau), Hodrung (Hdrung), Jhue, Pleikly, Puan, Sesan, To-Buan. Cambodian dialects are all very similar, all displaying some significant differences with dialects in Vietnam.
Also use Vietnamese [vie].
Latin script [Latn], used in Viet Nam and United States.
Gia Rai is an official ethnic community. Traditional religion, Christian.