551,000 (2001 census).
Assam, North Lakhimpur, Sonitput, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Sibsagar, Jorhat, Golaghat, and Tinsukia districts; Arunachal Pradesh, Lower Subansiri district, Ziro subdivision, a few villages near Pasighat, both sides of Kamla river; Upper Subansiri district, Daporizo subdivision. Hill Miri are in Arunachal Pradesh; Plains Miri are in Assam.
Idu-Mishmi [clk] may be a dialect.
Also use Assamese [asm].
A Scheduled Tribe. Hindu, traditional religion.