410 (2011 census).
Scattered coastal settlements, Northwest Territories, Beaufort Sea, Mackensie River mouth east into Nunavut; Victoria Island area, communities of Kugluktuk, Umingmatok, Bathurst Inlet, and Iquluktuuttraq, east to King William Island, and Boothian and Melville peninsula settlements; south along the northwest coast of Hudson Bay.
2 (Provincial). Statutory provincial working language in NWT (1988, NWT Official Languages Act, Chapter 56 (Supplemented), Section 4), restricted official use.
Natsilingmiutut (Natsilik, Netsilik, Netsilik Inuit), Siglitun (Inuvialuktun, Siglit). A member of macrolanguage Inuktitut [iku].
Vigorous in Caribou and Netsilik. In Commer and west, used by parent and grandparent generations (1995 M. Krauss). Also use English [eng].