2,360,000 (2014 census), increasing. Census based on tribal affiliation. Total users in all countries: 2,699,000.
Amuria, Bukedea, Bulambuli, Butaleja, Buyende, Kaberamaido, Katakwi, Kamuli, Kibuku, Kumi, Pallisa, Ngora, Serere, Sironko, Soroti, and Tororo districts; Lake Bisina area.
5 (Developing). De facto language of provincial identity in Tororo, 10 other districts.
VSO; highly inflectional; grammatical tone; vowel harmony.
Latin script [Latn], used since 1930.