10,000 (Dorais 2010). Ethnic population: 25,000 (Dorais 2010).
Alaska, Delta area, Nunivak Island, Unalakleet to Bristol Bay coast to Unalakleet on Norton Sound; inland along Nushagak, Kuskokwim, and Yukon rivers. Cup’ik used in Chevak, Alaska.
General Central Yupik, Hoopes Bay (Unaliq), Unaliq, Western Mampruli. 3 quite distinct dialects.
Still acquired by children in 17 of 68 villages. All ages. Also use English [eng].
Latin script [Latn].