6,800 (Martens 1989), increasing.
Sulawesi Tengah and border area Sulawesi Selatan provinces: Luwu Utara and Poso regencies, Lore Selatan, Pamona Selatan, Parigi, and Poso Pesisir sub-districts; at least 24 villages. Northern Mamuju regency, Pasangkayu sub-district; some in Ampibabo sub-district, Lemusa village (Ako dialect).
Vigorous. All domains. Also use Indonesian [ind].
Latin script [Latn].
‘Tobada’, Bada person. Christian.