233,000 in China (2004). Population total all countries: 1,698,400. Ethnic population: All Hmong in China: 8,950,000 (2000 census).
South and southwest Guizhou Province, northwest Guangxi, southeast and southwest Yunnan provinces.
5 (Developing). Language of recognized nationality: Miao.
Tonal, 7 tones.
All ages. Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn].
Traditional religion, Christian.