5,320 (Adelaar 2004). Ethnic population: 5,840 (2006 PIB).
Central La Paz Department, well north of La Paz city; southwest El Beni Department and along Maniqui river; San Miguel de Huachi and Santa Ana de Alto Beni.
Mosetén, Tsimané. Mosetén move into Tsimané communities and function with seemingly no communication difficulties (2002 NTM).
All ages. Women and elders speak very little Spanish [spa]. Children don’t acquire Spanish until they are 15, unless they attend a school in one of the highland communities (Crevels 2007).
Latin script [Latn], not in use by Mosetén.
Mosetén and Tsimané separate languages (Adelaar 1991). Traditional religion.