3,500 (Lynch and Crowley 2001).
Efate, Mele village (over 2,000); Ifara island (1,000) (Lynch and Crowley 2001).
Fila (Efira, Fira, Ifira), Mele. Significant differences between Mele and Fila.
Also use South Efate [erk].
Literacy rate in L1: 5%–10%. Literacy rate in L2: 75%–100%. NT: 1993.