110,000 (2005 SIL). Based on the actual population of the subdivisions where the Tikar people are present, as of the official 2005 census (2014 C. Hamm).
Adamawa region: Mayo-Banyo division, Bankim subdivision; Centre region: Mbam-and-Kim division, Ngambe-Tikar subdivision, scattered over northwest Yoko and northeast of Foumban; West region: Noun division, Magba subdivision; North West region: Donga-Mantung division, small border area.
Bandobo, Gambai, Kong, Mankim, Nditam, Tige (Tikar de Ngambe), Twumwu (Tikar de Bankim, Tumu). Bandobo may be a separate language. The Bankim call their dialect Twumwu, the Ngambe call theirs Tige.
All ages. Also use French [fra].
Latin script [Latn].