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|Native to||Laos, Vietnam|
|Ethnicity||Ta Oi, Katang|
|(220,000 cited 1995–2005)|
Sidwell (2005) lists the following varieties of Ta'Oi, which is a name applied to speakers of various related dialects.
- Ta'Oi proper
- Chatong is spoken about 50 to 100 km northeast of Sekong. It has been recorded only by Theraphan L-Thongkum.
- Kriang (Ngkriang, Ngeq) is spoken by up to 4,000 people living in villages between Tatheng and Sekong, such as Ban Chakamngai.
- Kataang (Katang) is a dialect that has been documented by Michel Ferlus, Gerard Diffloth, and other linguists. It is not to be confused with the Bru dialect of Katang.
- Sidwell, Paul (2005). The Katuic languages: classification, reconstruction and comparative lexicon. LINCOM studies in Asian linguistics, 58. Muenchen: Lincom Europa. ISBN 3-89586-802-7
- Trần Nguyễn Khánh Phong. 2013. Người Tà Ôi ở A Lưới. Hà Nội: Nhà xuất bản văn hóa thông tin.
- Miller, Carolyn (2017). "Notes on Northern Katang Kinship and Society". Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society. 10 (2): xxiii–xxix. hdl:10524/52410.
- Gehrmann, Ryan. 2017. The Historical Phonology of Kriang, A Katuic Language. JSEALS Volume 10.1 (2017).