80,000 (1983 census).
Western Bahr el Ghazal State, Jur river and Wau counties; Warrap State, Gogrial West, Gogrial East, and Tonj North counties.
5 (Developing). Recognized language (2011, Transitional Constitution, Article 6(1)), primary education, literacy efforts.
Vigorous. All domains, local administration, some use in schools, churches. All ages. Positive attitudes. Used as L2 by Thuri [thu].
Latin script [Latn].