420,000 (2005 SIL). Based on actual population of the subdivisions where the Bamun people are present, as of the official 2005 census (2014 C. Hamm).
West region: most of Noun division, Foumban area, extreme north Mifi division, extreme southeast Bamboutos division; North West region: Ngo-Ketunjia division, north Lake Bamendjing, Ndop plain; Centre region: border areas.
3 (Wider communication).
Used as L2 by Mengaka [xmg].
Muslim, Christian, traditional religion.