100,000 in Israel (1985). Population total all countries: 112,130.
Also in Greece, Puerto Rico, Turkey, United States.
Not the dominant language for most. Formerly the main language of Sephardic Jewry. All also use Hebrew [heb].
The name Dzhudezmo is used by Jewish linguists and Turkish Jews, Judeo-Spanish by Romance philologists, Ladino by laymen (especially in Israel), Hakitia by Moroccan Jews, Spanyol by some others. Different from Ladin in the Rhaeto-Romansch group. Jewish.