210 (2010 census). No monolinguals. Ethnic population: 1,490.
Seriously endangered to moribund (2000 A. Kibrik). No other extant related languages: Arin, Assan, and Kott peoples became extinct 19th century. Home. Middle-aged or older; very few child speakers (2007). Negative to mildly positive attitudes. Also use Russian [rus].
Traditional way of life has changed. Traditional religion.