2,098,000 in Bolivia (2006 PIB). Population total all countries: 2,589,000.
Whole Altiplano west of eastern Andes. Some migration to valleys and lowlands. Also in Argentina, Chile, Peru.
Chilean Aymara is very similar to La Paz, Bolivia dialect.
In spite of large user population considered potentially endangered due to lack of intergenerational transmission of the language (2007). All ages.
Traditional religion, Christian.