L1 users: 3,900 (Guthrie and Tucker 1956).
Centre region: Mbam-and-Inoubou division, Makénéné subdivision, Nyokon.
All ages. 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.