530 (2000 census). Ethnic population: 550.
Morobe Province, Wanton river, Wampur and Mirir villages (Holzknecht 1989); some in Aringon village of Waffa [waj] language group.
Literacy rate in L2: 30% age 10+ in at least Tok Pisin [tpi] (2000 census). Men 43%, Women 15%.
Different from Wampar [lbq] in lower Markham Valley.