450,000, all users. L1 users: 300,000 (2006 SIL). L2 users: 150,000. Almost no monolinguals. Ethnic population: 300,000. 230,000 Yowa; 70,000 Tangma.
Atacora department: Kouande, Natingou, and Pehonko communes; Borgou department: N’Dali commune; Donga department: Copargo and Djougou communes, south into Bassila commune.
Tangerem (Taneka), Yom. Yom and Tangerem dialects are very similar.
Latin script [Latn].
Yom dialect users are called Yowa; Tangerem users are Tangma. Traditional religion, Muslim.