570 in Canada (2011 census). 100 additional passive speakers. Population total all countries: 595. Ethnic population: 6,700 (Golla 2007).
Southwest British Columbia, in many small communities along the lower Fraser river, the east coast of Vancouver Island.
Downriver Halkomelem, Island Halkomelem, Upriver Halkomelem.
Older adults. Also use English [eng].
Language courses (1991).