3,730 in Laos (2005 census). Population total all countries: 14,730.
Central, near Viet Nam border; Khammouan Province, Upper Nam Noy and Nam Pheo areas; Borikhamxay Province, Khamkeut district, Na Kadok village. Also in Thailand.
Khammouan, Na Kadok. Similar to Tai Mène [tmp].
Also use Lao [lao].
The Saek of Na Kadok claim to have come from Phu Quan, Ban Pho Quang, Duc Tho District, in what is now Ha Tinh Province, Viet Nam. Khammouan dialect speakers are originally from Nakai District, and it is still spoken in Toeng, Nam Meo, Na Moey, and Beuk. Traditional religion.