L1 users: 405,000 (2010 census). 76,000 Ngoni, 329,000 Nsenga (2010 census). Ethnic population: 1,570,000 (2010 census). 503,000 Ngoni, 661,000 Nsenga (2010 census). Total users in all countries: 562,100.
Eastern province: Petauke district; Lusaka province: Chongwe and Luangwa districts.
Nsenga, Ngoni (Mpezeni), Kunda-Nsenga.
All ages. Positive attitudes.
Latin script [Latn].
Distinct from Senga dialect of Tumbuka [tum]. Christian, traditional religion.