Information from: “Kwomtari phonology and grammar essentials” . Murray Honsberger; Carol Honsberger; and Ian Tupper (2008) SIL-PNG Academic Publications
40 percent certain, based on the evidence available
"Total population [of the six Kwomtari-speaking villages] was 606 at the time of the 2000 census, but is now closer to 800 given the recorded annual births by the SIL team."
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"Although Tok Pisin is becoming stronger in the area, Kwomtari is still the predominant language in almost every social situation, except when speaking to outsiders."
"The people think highly of their language."
OTHER LANGUAGES USED BY THE COMMUNITY
Tok Pisin [tpi]
Scripts (Writing system)
Papua New Guinea
Sandaun (West Sepik) Province: 6 villages: Kwomtari, Mango, Baifeni, Yanebi, Yaur; and Wagreni; and the Moitari camp settlement.
Information from: “Glottolog 2.3” . Hammarström, Harald & Forkel, Robert & Haspelmath, Martin & Nordhoff, Sebastian (2014)
Information from: “Sepik languages: checklist and preliminary classification” . Laycock, Donald C. (1973) , Wurm, Stephen A. · Australian National University, Research School of Pacific Studies, Department of Linguistics
20 percent certain, based on the evidence available