25,000 (1978 SIL).
Mindanao, Zamboanga Sibugay Province, peninsula east of Sibuguey bay, Malangas city; Zamboanga del Sur Province, peninsula west of Illana bay, Margosatubig city.
None known. Southern Subanen speakers understand Central Subanen [syb] (85%), but not vice versa.
Low comprehension of Cebuano [ceb].
Latin script [Latn].