54,000 (Bradley 2007). Ethnic population: 60,000.
Yunnan Province, Mile county: Xun Jian, Wushan, and Jiangbian districts; Huaning county, Panxi district; north Kaiyuan county, Xiaolongtan district, Xiaolongtan community; Lebaidao district, Jiedian community; Mazheshao district, Chongzi community; northeast Jianshui county, 1 village.
6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized nationality: Yi.
Also use Mandarin Chinese [cmn].