6,500 (2003 SIL). 5,500 to 6,000 monolinguals. Ethnic population about the same as the L1 population (Crevels 2007).
Junín Region, between Ene and Perené rivers; Anapati river system in the foothills.
5 (Developing). Recognized language (1993, Constitution, Article 48).
Most similar to Machiguenga [mcb].
All children acquire the language. All ages.
Bilingual education program (2007). Traditional religion, Christian.