3,900 (Guthrie and Tucker 1956).
Center Region, Mbam and Inoubou divisions, Makenene subdivision, Nyokon.
All ages. Most also use French [fra].
Nyokon is the French [fra] version of the local name. The term is accepted by the speakers as the label used in French. It is also the official name of the town where the language is spoken. There is not yet a standardized way to write the autonym. Christian.