6,560,000 in Uganda, all users. L1 users: 5,560,000 (2014 census), increasing. Census based on tribal affiliation. L2 users: 1,000,000 (Wiesenfeld 1999). Total users in all countries: 6,563,450 (as L1: 5,563,450; as L2: 1,000,000).
Buganda province: Lake Victoria northwest shore to Lake Kyoga and Tanzania border.
3 (Wider communication). De facto language of national identity.
Latin script [Latn], used since 1947.
Vuma dialect is moribund. Christian, Muslim.