L1 users: 5,210,000 (2015 J. Leclerc). Total users in all countries: 5,260,600.
4 (Educational). Recognized language (2001, Constitution, Article 1).
Baol, Cayor, Dyolof (Djolof, Jolof), Lebou (Lebu), Jander. Different from Gambian Wolof [wof].
SVO; prepositions; no noun classes, but class particles; definite article; passives; tense and aspect; 25 consonant and 16 vowel phonemes; non-tonal.
Main African language of Senegal. Predominantly urban. All domains. All ages. Also use French [fra], Standard Arabic [arb]. Used as L2 by Bandial [bqj], Bayot [bda], Ejamat [eja], Gusilay [gsl], Jola-Fonyi [dyo], Jola-Kasa [csk], Karon [krx], Kerak [hhr], Kuwaataay [cwt], Laalaa [cae], Mankanya [knf], Mlomp [mlo], Ndut [ndv], Noon [snf], Paloor [fap], Saafi-Saafi [sav], Soninke [snk], Upper Guinea Crioulo [pov].