The Yolngu Matha online dictionary describes Birrkili as a clan-nation who speak dhuwala'mirri N199.
Birrkili is a Yolngu clan affiliated with Gupapuyngu N122.1 (Wilkinson 1919: 13 and Schebeck 2001:88).
For Yolngu language groups see Yolngu Matha N230.
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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).