118,000 (2005 census).
South, Saravan Province, centered in Toumlan district; Savannakhet Province, Phin and Nong districts; Sekong and Champassak provinces, near Ta’oih and Bru [bru].
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Dictionary.
Lao script. Thai script.