7,200 (1995 census).
Bolikhamxai Province, Vieng Thong district; Khamkeut district, Lak Xao, Khamkeut, Na Heuang, Nam Sak, Sop Chat, Ka’ane, Phon Thoen, Sop Pone, and Tha Veng.
None known. Reportedly similar to Saek [skb].
They claim to have come from Xieng Lip and Ban Pot in Nghe An, Viet Nam.