L1 users: 6,000 (2003 GILLBT).
Northern region: West Gonja district, Ducie village is largest; Upper West region: Wa East district.
Home. In Tuasa, only older people; in other villages children also use it. Also use Wali [wlx]. Chakali seem to accept the Wali language, but do not approve of it being used in their homes.
Muslim, Christian, traditional religion.