2,200,000 in Malawi. Population total all countries: 3,116,000.
Mangochi, Machinga, Zomba, and Balaka district: bordering Mozambique, between southeast tip of Lake Malawi and Lake Kilwa; small area in Chiradzulu district.
Latin script [Latn].
Yao in Tanzania use a different orthography from Malawi; Mozambique Yao also has some differences. Muslim.