L1 users: 50,000 (2011 A. Persson). 280 Biti (2011 A. Persson).
Western Equatoria State, north Mundri West and Maridi counties, south Mvolo county.
6a (Vigorous). Recognized language (2011, Transitional Constitution, Article 6(1)), primary education, literacy efforts.
Latin script [Latn].
The Ma’du dialect may be extinct (1984).