This name is listed in Berndt (1942) and Capell (1963) as a Western Desert group/dialect. However, O'Grady et al. (1966) classifies it with Wardal A19 in the Kardu subgroup. Thus, its classification is uncertain.
There is an item in the AIATSIS collection (O'Grady 1957, MS 320) identified in the catalogue record as including information about Nugara (A5). The manuscript, 'Materials of suffixing languages of WA', contains language data attributed to the name Njuŋara. This is a different spelling to that given in O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966) but presumably the same identity. However, the lack of location information makes it difficult to be certain.
East of Kalgoorlie on Berndt's map (1940)
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Speaker numbers were measured differently across the censuses and various other sources listed in AUSTLANG. You are encouraged to refer to the sources.
Speaker numbers for ‘NILS 2004’ and ‘2005 estimate’ come from 'Table F.3: Numbers of speakers of Australian Indigenous languages (various surveys)' in 'Appendix F NILS endangerment and absolute number results' in McConvell, Marmion and McNicol 2005, pages 198-230 (PDF, 2.5MB).