850 (Lynch and Crowley 2001). Very few monolinguals.
Shefa Province, Varmali region, Lamenu island, Epi island northwest tip; Sara village, Port Vila and Luganville.
Galokumali, Galoparua. Lexical similarity: borderline with Lewo [lww], but strong local identification as separate language.
Population of Lamenu and Epi was over 14,000, but was reduced to 800 in early 1900s due to disease and economic dependence. Christian.