430 (FPCC 2014). 295 semi-speakers (FPCC 2014). 100 fluent speakers and 100 passive speakers of Wetsuwet’en. 200 speakers of all degrees of fluency of Babine Proper (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 3,410 (FPCC 2014).
British Columbia province: scattered. Wetsuset’en dialect in Bulkley river and Burns lake areas; Babine Proper dialect in Lake Babine and Takla Lake communities.
Wetsuset’en (Babine-Witsuwit’en, Bulkley Lakes, Witsuwit’en), Babine Proper.
Wetsuwet’en dialect: no children are fluent speakers, some children are passive speakers. Babine Proper: few speakers under 25. No children are active speakers. Also use English [eng].
Latin script [Latn].