1,452,000 in Malaysia, all users. L1 users: 752,000 (2013 SIL). Including 2,300 in 2 villages in Sabah (2013 A. Maraining). L2 users: 700,000 (2013 SIL). Total users in all countries: 1,484,300 (as L1: 784,300; as L2: 700,000).
Sabah: Tawau district; Sarawak: scattered.
3 (Wider communication). Spoken from Sri Aman Division in the south west to Miri Division in the north east in the domains of market, church, business, and media.
Batang Lupar, Bugau, Skrang, Dau, Lemanak, Ulu Ai, Undup.
Latin script [Latn].
Largest language group in Sarawak.