1,130,000 in Senegal (2006). Population total all countries: 1,161,900.
West central; Sine and Saloum river valleys.
5 (Developing). Recognized language (2001, Constitution, Article 1).
Dyegueme (Gyegem), Fadyut-Palmerin, Niominka, Segum, Sine. Niominka and Serere-Sine dialects are mutually inherently intelligible.
All ages. Used as L2 by Saafi-Saafi [sav].
Ethnic autonym: Sereer. Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.