Dholuo is spoken in Kenya; in Homa Bay, Kisumu, Migori, and Siaya counties, north Kisii and Nyamira counties, Busia and Kakamega counties, and in the border areas of the Kavirondo Gulf area. According to the 2009 census, there are 4,044,000 speakers in Kenya, and the total users in all countries is 4,229,000.