800,000 (1989 UBS).
Kogi state: Ibaji, Idah, Igalamela-Odolu, Bassa, Dekina, and Ofu LGAs; Enugu state: Uzo-Uwani LGA; Anambra state: Anambra West LGA; Edo state: Esan Southeast LGA.
Ebu, Idah, Ankpa, Ogugu, Ibaji, Ife, Anyugba.
Agatu, Idoma, and Bassa people use Igala to attend Ika Bible School. All domains. Used as L2 by Basa [bzw].
Latin script [Latn].
Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.