63,100 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 125,000.
Komi-Permyak National Region, west of central Ural mountains, south of Komi-Zyrian.
In the Komi-Permyak area there are villages where people speak hardly any other language except Komi-Permyak. Many children learn the language, but only in rural areas do they continue to use it as adults. Also use Russian [rus].
Some literature available. Ancient literary and cultural traditions. More densely populated and mixed, higher education, and more assimilated to national culture than Komi-Zyrian. Christian, traditional religion.