1,000 in Peru (1995 SIL), decreasing. 1,130 Huitoto in Peru (Crevels 2007). Population total all countries: 7,800. Very few monolinguals.
Loreto Region, Ampiyacu, Putumayo, and Napo rivers; north of Amazon river between Iquitos, Peru and Leticia, Colombia south, Caquetá river north.
6b (Threatened). Recognized language (1993, Constitution, Article 48).
Latin script [Latn].