300 (Golla 2007). 100 fluent speakers and 100 passive speakers of Wetsuwet’en. 200 speakers of all degrees of fluency of Babine Proper (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 250 (Babine Proper).
Wetsuset’en dialect: Bulkley River communities and bands at Burns lake. Babine Proper dialect: Lake Babine and Takla Lake communities. Some at Burns lake.
Babine Proper, Wetsuset’en.
Wetsuwet’en dialect: no children are fluent speakers, some children are passive speakers. Babine Proper: few speakers under 25. No children are active speakers. Most also use English [eng].