11,000 (1991 SIL). No monolinguals. Women and older men.
Morobe province: Kabwum district, Timbe river valley and tributaries.
Central Timbe, North Timbe, South Timbe.
Literacy rate in L1: 50%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. Poetry. NT: 1987.
Latin script [Latn].
Christian, traditional religion.