46,000, all users. 26,000 (Wurm and Hattori 1981). 20,000.
Maluku Utara province: Tidore, Mare, and Moti islands; Halmahera island west coast areas.
None known. Reportedly similar to Ternate [tft].
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%.
Latin script [Latn].