Dixon says that Yidiny Y117, Gunggay, Madjay Y119 and Wanjurr(u) Y165 are in a dialectal relationship (1977, 2002).
The term 'Yidiny' is used by some as a cover term (language name) for these dialects.
Cape Grafton peninsula (Dixon 1991:1).
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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).