4,000,000 in Pakistan (2011). Population total all countries: 4,220,000.
South central, Quetta and Kalat region, east Balochistan and Sindh provinces.
Jharawan, Kalat, Sarawan. Kalat is standard dialect, Jharawan is lowland. Low percentage of lexical similarity with surrounding languages.
Also use Western Balochi [bgn].
Arabic script, Nastaliq variant [Aran].