242,000 in Viet Nam (Bradley 2007). Population total all countries: 262,800. Ethnic population: 411,000 (2009 census).
Gia Lai and Kon Tum provinces; some in Dac Lac Province. Also in Cambodia, United States.
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.
Gia Rai is an official ethnic community. Traditional religion, Christian.