140,000 in Cameroon (2005 SIL). Based on the actual population of the sub-divisions where the Musgu people are present, as of the 2005 census (2014 C. Hamm). Population total all countries: 164,400.
Far North region: Mayo-Danay division, Maga subdivision.
Beege (Jafga), Luggoy, Maniling (Mani-Iling), Mpus (Mousgoum de Pouss, Pouss, Pus), Muzuk (Mousgoum de Guirvidig), Ngilemong, Vulum (Mulwi, Vlum). Vulum dialect is mainly in Chad.
Also use Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu].
Latin script [Latn].