The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.
Primary education, as well as junior and senior-level secondary education is available in town. The majority 58% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 40% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are cassava and cowpeas, while other important agricultural products are peanuts, maize and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 2% of the population.