1,200 (1990 SIL). 1% monolinguals.
Southwestern Maluku Province, Mahuan, Masapun, Tomliapat, Ilpokil, Kahailin, Ilway, and Arwala villages. Wetar island west of Barat Daya archipelago; southeast end of island.
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%.