7,000 (1995 census), decreasing. Few monolinguals. Ethnic population: 26,900 (2009 census).
Dong Nai, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, and Binh Thuan provinces.
6b (Threatened). Language of recognized ethnic group: Cho Ro.
Chalah, Chalun, Dor (Doro), Jro, Mro, Prang, Tamun, Vajieng, Voqtwaq.
Some parents pass it on to children. Informally used in education, oral and written use in religious services, oral literature. Positive attitudes. Also use Vietnamese [vie].
Latin script [Latn].
Cho Ro is an official ethnic community. ‘Chrau’, mountain dweller. Traditional religion, Christian.