1,433,000 (2009 census), increasing.
Western Province, Bungoma, Mt. Elgon, Trans Nzia, and Malava and Lugari districts.
Literacy rate in L1: 30% (2007 BTL). Literacy rate in L2: 65% in English (2007 BTL). Taught in primary schools. Poetry. Radio programs. Bible: 2010.
Christian, traditional religion.