48,000 (2007 census).
Guangdong province: Huaji county, Xiashuai and Zhongzhou districts; Lianshan Zhuang Yao autonomous county; Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
8a (Moribund). Language of recognized nationality: Zhuang.
A member of macrolanguage Zhuang [zha].
Older adults and elderly. Positive attitudes.
Han (Hanzi, Kanji, Hanja) script [Hani], dating from Han dynasty, mainly used in non-official domains, gaining popularity.